Massachusetts judge orders bar to produce surveillance video in Kevin Spacey sex abuse trial

Published: Friday, May 31, 2019 @ 8:26 AM

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A Massachusetts judge ordered a Nantucket bar to hand over surveillance video taken the night of an alleged groping incident involving actor Kevin Spacey, CNN reported.

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According to a court filing released Thursday, Nantucket District Court Judge Thomas S. Barrett ordered the video from The Club Car bar and restaurant to be produced at a pretrial hearing for Spacey on Monday morning, according to CNN. Barrett wants all videos recorded at the business between July 7, 2016, and July 8, 2016.

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Spacey, 59, is accused of groping an 18-year-old busboy at the Nantucket bar on July 7, 2016. In January, the two-time Academy Award-winning actor pleaded not guilty to indecent assault and battery. The felony charge carries a five-year maximum sentence in prison.

Actor Kevin Spacey pleaded not guilty in January.(Nicole Harnishfeger-Pool/Getty Images)

In the ruling released Thursday, Barrett allowed the attorneys for Spacey to examine contents of the accuser’s cellphone, but denied a defense request to examine the phone records of the accuser’s mother, CNN reported.

The attorneys for Spacey and the alleged victim declined comment.