Jerry Buss' Son Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Beverly Hills Traffic Officer
The week before Los Angeles Lakers co-owner Jerry Buss was announced as a Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, his stepson was arrested in Beverly Hills, allegedly for assaulting a parking officer who ended up in a hospital two months before a planned retirement.
The March 31 arrest happened after Sean Buss allegedly bear-hugged parking officer Kevin Ashwill and slammed him to the ground, injuring him, according to the Beverly Hills Courier.
The officer was apparently citing the younger Buss for parking in a red zone. He was charged on suspicion of battery on a traffic officer and released in lieu of $20,000 bail, according to the paper.
The younger Buss is the son of a former girlfriend of the Lakers legend, who took him in as his own and gave him his family name.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Los Angeles, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.