Hollywood Actor Gary Busey Charged With Sex Offenses In New Jersey

Actor Gary Busey, 78, best know for his Oscar nominated title role in 1978’s Buddy Holly, was charged Friday in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.  Charges include two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual contact, one count of attempted criminal sexual contact and one count of harassment.

Busey was attending the annual Monster Mania Convention in Cherry Hill.  Monster Mania is a semi-annual horror film convention for fans that features guest panels, meet-and-greets with actors and horror memorabilia.

The charges steam from encounters that occurred August 12-14, 2022 while Busey was in attendance.


It remains unclear who reported the incidents.

Cherry Hill Police report the investigation into this matter is ongoing and anyone with tips or information should contact Detective Robert Daniello.


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