The Naked Cowboy , famous for performing in Times Square, got busted way down in Florida for his same old schtick Robert Burck , the nearly naked man behind the Naked Cowboy character, was arrested Saturday on a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest without violence in Daytona Beach, where police also cited him for aggressive panhandling. The Naked Cowboy was in town for Bike Week Police say a huge crowd formed around the Naked Cowboy as he hovered near a business on Main Street, so an officer cited him for panhandling. Cops say he refused to follow orders and when he resisted arrest while up against a patrol car the headstock of his guitar broke.
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Court records show Robert Burck, 51, who is widely known for wearing only white briefs, boots and a cowboy hat while playing a brightly colored guitar, was arrested Saturday while performing at the annual event on Florida's Atlantic coast. Burck is a regular at Bike Week. Daytona Beach police said Burck was arrested after officers spotted people tucking dollar bills into his guitar after taking photographs. He was released from jail Sunday morning following a first appearance hearing, Volusia County court records show. An attorney for Burck, of Woodside, New York, was not listed on court records.
Brianna Volz , Digital Journalist. Daytona Beach police wrote in the arrest report Burck was taking photographs with bystanders near Main Street and Fern Lane as they put money in his guitar. Officers said his actions violated a Daytona Beach city ordinance on panhandling. Naked in Daytona!
Robert Burck was arrested Saturday on charges of resisting an officer without violence and aggressive panhandling. Robert Burck, who is known as the "Naked Cowboy" for his schtick of playing guitar in boxer briefs, cowboy boots and a cowboy hat, was arrested in Daytona Beach, Florida, shortly after 4 p. Burck, 50, was performing at the city's annual Bike Week event, a multi-day motorcycle event and rally that includes concerts, parties and motorcycle racing. Burck has been performing at the event for years, according to ClickOrlando. According to online jail records, Burck was arrested Saturday on charges of resisting an officer without violence and aggressive panhandling.