According to police, actor Gary Busey was charged with sex crimes and harassment at a "Monster-Mania" convention in Cherry Hill, NJ.
According to the Cherry Hill Police Department, Busey, 78, of Malibu, CA, was facing "sexual offence charges" stemming from incidents at the annual convention.
On a report of a sex offence, police said they responded to the Doubletree Hotel in Cherry Hill, where the horror film convention was held from Aug. 12 to 14.
Two counts of criminal sexual contact, one count of criminal attempt/criminal sexual contact, and one count of harassment were brought against Busey on Friday.
Lt. Robert Scheunemann of the Cherry Hill Police Department stated, "It was about interaction. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer
who claimed he reportedly groped two persons and that police had gotten numerous complaints about his behaviour, "it was about touching."
At the event, fans shared pictures of Busey on social media, with one remarking on Instagram. "He complimented me, which made me blush. Good person!
We are VERY happy to welcome GARY BUSEY back to MONSTER-MANIA CON after a very long absence, according to the website Convention Scene, which reported his appearance at the semi-annual event
MONSTER-MANIA CON 50 will take place the weekend of AUGUST 12–14 in CHERRY HILL, NJ, and GARY BUSEY will be there!
After an almost deadly motorbike accident in 1988, Busey, who was nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of Buddy Holly in the 1978 film "The Buddy Holly Story," suffered brain damage.