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Gary Busey arrested on two counts of criminal sexual contact in New Jersey

Gary Busey was arrested in Cherry Hill, New Jersey and is facing four charges, including two counts of criminal sexual contact in the fourth degree. The actor was visiting the town during the weekend of Aug. 12 to Aug. 14 to attend the Monster-Mania Convention at the Doubletree Hotel.

Cherry Hill police responded to a report of a sex offense at the Doubletree Hotel during the time of the convention. After investigating the incident, detectives charged the 78-year-old actor on four offenses: two counts of criminal sexual contact in the fourth degree, one count of attempting criminal sexual contact in the fourth degree and one disorderly conduct count of harassment.  In a press release distributed on Saturday afternoon, Cherry Hill Police maintained that the investigation around Busey and the incident remain ongoing.

Busey was booked as a guest for Monster-Mania, a horror-themed, fan-fueled event that runs out of Cherry Hill semi-annually. According to the convention’s resources, the actor was listed as an attendant of the Autograph Room. Busey has appeared at Monster-Mania in prior editions of the convention.

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