Gary Busey was arrested on multiple counts, including criminal sexual interference
Gary Busey, known to many for his long acting career, is currently in the midst of a serious legal situation. The 78-year-old artist was recently arrested and now faces multiple charges stemming from incidents that allegedly took place earlier this month. Among the charges Busey is currently considering are two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual interference. The actor has been booked amid an investigation that is believed to be ongoing.
News of Gary Busey’s arrest was confirmed by a press release issued by the Cherry Hill Police Department of New Jersey. Speak Twitter version, the incidents are linked to the Monster Mania convention, an annual event held at the Doubletree Hotel in the aforementioned city from August 12 to 14 this year. Busey was reportedly one of those present, as evidenced by a social media post shared by a fan at the time.
The Predator 2 star is currently facing four charges in total. In addition to the two counts of criminal sexual interference mentioned earlier, he was also slapped with one count of criminal attempt/criminal sexual content in the fourth degree as well as one count of disorderly conduct of harassment. As of this writing, reps for the actor have not provided a statement on this, and it’s unclear if the star, who resides in Malibu, Calif., is still in New Jersey as of this writing. moment.
Although details of the situations have not been released at this time, it is said that Cherry Hill Police responded to the situation during the Monster Mania Convention weekend. The police department is asking anyone with additional information about what happened to contact local authorities.
Gary Busey is probably best known to the public for his role in the 1978s Buddy Holly’s Story, in which he played the titular musician. The star would ultimately be nominated for an Oscar for her work. He is probably also remembered for his role in Kathryn Bigelow Breaking point, who paired him with fellow “very vulnerable” Keanu Reeves. In recent years, Busey has played in the Sharknado franchise and was also a member of the Piranha 3DD cast. And last year he appeared in the final season of Showtime’s long-running drama series, Shameless (a streamable show with a Netflix subscription).
The star has faced other personal setbacks over the years. In 2012, Gary Busey filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, with the case persisting for most of the year. After all was said and done, the actor managed to have a debt of $57,303.63 cleared from his $500,000 tab.
More Monster Mania convention situation updates are sure to come sooner rather than later. Only time will tell how the Hollywood star at the center of the situation chooses to proceed.