By Murray Weiss, DNAinfo.com June 21, 2012
BROOKLYN — Four men were arrested Thursday morning for allegedly offering a $500,000 bribe to a sexually abused teenager to get her to drop charges against a popular Orthodox community counselor who is presently on trial in Brooklyn.
In Memoir, Mets’ R.A. Dickey Reveals Sexual Abuse As Child
CBS NEW YORK March 27, 2012
NEW YORK (WFAN) – Mets starter R.A. Dickey’s inspirational path to major league success has been widely recorded.
Now the starter is ready to talk about life before pro baseball.
In his upcoming memoir, “Wherever I Wind Up: My Quest for Truth, Authenticity and the Perfect Knuckleball,” Dickey writes he was the victim of repeated sexual abuse.
Dickey revealed that he was abused at eight by a 13-year-old female babysitter. Dickey, now 37, said he was “confused and afraid” by the encounter, which happened “four or five more times that summer.” READ MORE