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Gary Busey Charged with Sex Crimes Related to Fan Convention Incident

Gary Busey Charged with Sex Crimes Related to Fan Convention Incident

Gary Busey is facing multiple charges of sex crimes and harassment after an incident at the Monster-Mania horror film convention in New Jersey.

The 78-year-old actor, who received an Oscar nomination for his performance in The Buddy Holly Story, was charged with two counts of criminal sexual contact in the fourth degree, one count of criminal attempt/criminal sexual contact in the fourth degree, and one count of harassment.

Police responded a report of a sex offense at the Doubletree Hotel in Cherry Hill, N.J. during the weekend of August 12-14.

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Cherry Hill Township Police Lt. Robert Scheunemann told the Philadelphia Inquirer that the charges were “about contact. It was about touching.”

There were “multiple complaints” about Busey‘s conduct at the convention, according to the police.

Busey‘s reps have not yet commented on the matter.

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