Harlem Globetrotters DJ arrested for sex abuse

ALBANY, N.Y. — Police have arrested a DJ for the Harlem Globetrotters who they say inappropriately touched a 14-year-old girl.

Jon Buckner, also known as DJ FullFrame, was arrested Saturday night after the basketball team performed in Syracuse. (Albany Police)

The Times Union reports Jon Buckner, also known as DJ FullFrame, was arrested Saturday night after the basketball team performed in Syracuse.

The 32-year-old man from Riverdale, Georgia, is facing misdemeanor charges of sex abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. Albany police say Buckner touched the girl during a Globetrotters event in Albany on Feb. 10.

Buckner was arraigned Sunday morning and sent to the county jail. A message has been left with the public defender’s office seeking comment.

The Globetrotters said in a statement that the team is fully cooperating with authorities and will not comment further during the initial investigation.

The team says Buckner was a part-time, seasonal employee.

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