Harlem Globetrotters DJ Arrested For Inappropriate Touching Incident
A DJ for the famed Harlem Globetrotters was arrested in Syracuse over the weekend in connection with an alleged incident last month in Albany.
Syracuse.com reports Jon Buckner is facing misdemeanor charges of third degree sex abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. The allegations stem from some type of inappropriate touching at a Harlem Globetrotters show at the Times Union Center in Albany on February 10, the report says citing a release from Albany Police. Authorities said the arrested the 32-year-old Buckner in Syracuse as the Globetrotters were in town performing at the Oncenter.
Police say Buckner approached the girl during the show last month in Albany and “touched the outside of her clothing in an inappropriate manner,” the news release said.
Buckner was arraigned Sunday morning in Albany City Criminal Court and sent to the Albany County Correctional Facility. He remained in jail Sunday night, records show.
Buckner is originally from Georgia and also goes by the name 'DJ FullFrame', the report said.