May 30th, 2012 by edsel
A movie date gone bad for ‘The West Wing’ star Timothy Busfield got worse as his date is now taking the matter to the L.A. City Attorney for possible prosecution on grounds of sexual assault.
According to TMZ, a woman claimed the 54-year-old Busfield groped her privates during a movie date at a theater in San Fernando Valley. The affronted woman ended the date early and went to the cops, claiming that ‘The West Wing’ actor committed sexual assault against her.
Sources in the LAPD informed TMZ that detectives intended to interview Timothy Busfield. After that interview, the cops will send the file over to the City Attorney of Los Angeles.
Busfield can choose not to talk to cops. But he will still have to talk to prosecutors.
Fortunately for Timothy Busfield, the City Attorney can only file misdemeanor sexual assault charges against him. Such charges carry a maximum penalty of six months in jail. In contrast, the LA. County District Attorn can file felony charges with significant prison time.
May 22nd, 2012 by edsel
Timothy Busfield took a woman to the movies, and in turn she plans to take him to court for alleged sexual battery.
According to The Hollywood Gossip, the 54-year-old star of ‘The West Wing’ took the still-unnamed woman on a date to the ArcLight theaters in Sherman Oaks, California, Wednesday night.
Sources informed THG that the two began kissing during the movie. However, according to the woman, the suddenly-assertive Busfield groped her in the breast and genital areas.
TMZ reported that the woman abruptly ended the date because of the groping. She went to the police the next day and filed a report against Timothy Busfield alleging sexual battery.
Police are currently investigating the woman’s claim of alleged sexual battery. Busfield has not been charged or arrested so far.
Timothy Busfield is best known for his roles as Danny Concannon in ‘The West Wing’ and Eliot Weston in ‘Thirtysomething.’