Gary Busey charged with sex offenses at Monster-Mania Con in New Jersey

The charges stem from offenses at the annual Monster Mania Convention at the Doubletree Hotel on Aug. 12-14 in Cherry Hill, N.J., a Philadelphia suburb, police said.

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Gary Busey attends the 88th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 28, 2016, in Hollywood.

Gary Busey, 78, was charged Friday with two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual contact and one count each of attempted criminal sexual contact and harassment.

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CHERRY HILL, N.J. — Actor Gary Busey has been charged with sexual offenses at a New Jersey fan convention.

Busey, 78, was charged Friday with two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual contact and one count each of attempted criminal sexual contact and harassment, Cherry Hill police said Saturday.

The charges stem from offenses at the annual Monster Mania Convention at the Doubletree Hotel on Aug. 12-14 in Cherry Hill, a Philadelphia suburb, police said.

Busey, who lives in Malibu, California, was scheduled as a featured guest for all three days of the event.

Police did not respond to a message seeking details. A representative for Busey representative didn’t return a message seeking comment Saturday.

Busey is widely known as a character actor, largely in supporting roles, though he came to attention and was nominated for an Oscar for best actor for playing the title role in the 1978 movie “The Buddy Holly Story.”

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