Harlem Globetrotters DJ arrested for allegedly inappropriately touching girl

Authorities said the incident happened at a Globetrotters event in Albany, New York in February.

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By Associated Press

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

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

Jon BucknerAlbany Police Department

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.

The police department announced his arrest in a tweet.

Buckner was arraigned Sunday morning and sent to the county jail where he is still in custody. A message has been left with the public defender's office seeking comment.

It's unclear whether Buckner is an employee of the team or hired for events.

A Globetrotters spokesman says the team is fully cooperating with authorities and will not comment further during the initial investigation.