Heir of the Anheuser-Busch fortune charged with assaulting 6-grader

Billy Busch, president and CEO of the William K Busch Brewing Co., is accused of having assaulted by a sixth grader in November 2017.


A 58-year-old heir to the Anheuser-Busch brewing fortune, is charged with hitting an 11-year-old sixth-grader, pushing him into a wall and gives him a nosebleed.

The police in Creve Coeur, a suburb of St. Louis, says William K. “Billy” Busch in the gym of an exclusive prep school Nov. 16 when he allegedly saw his son fighting with another boy, FOX 2 reported.

Busch then reportedly intervened, struck the other boy and began to drag him out of the gym at Chaminade College Preparatory School, the police said.

“You f—er !” Busch reportedly said. “What do you think you’re f-ing doing to my f-ing child?”

According to the report, Busch “pushed (the boy) in a wall at the base of a stairwell, resulting in (the boy) hitting the back of his head against the wall. At that time, (the boy) the nose began to bleed.”

The boy’s father and a basketball coach intervened and said Busch to leave the gym. The altercation was supposedly caught on camera and brought to the attention of the Creve Coeur Police Department, FOX 2 reported.

It was the latest in a history of run-ins with the police for Busch, who in 1981 allegedly bit man’s ear outside an inn, but was never charged, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.

“Mr. Busch’s conduct was very inappropriate. For Mr. Rosenblum excuse for Mr. Busch behavior without malice, and like something any father would do is ridiculous.”

– Family-statement

A year later, Busch was accused of assault for hitting a drive-through window of a employee of a restaurant, the newspaper.

In relation to the most recent case, Scott Rosenblum, Busch, attorney at law, said Busch “did what every parent would have done in that situation”, because “the staff of the school failed to respond.”

In the reaction of the boy of the parents called Rosenblum’s statement “incorrect” and lambasted him for the depict Busch as a “sympathetic figure.”


The family of the statement also accused Busch, the son of the founder in the fight with their son, and called Busch’s attempts to “resolve his son conflict with another 11-year-old boy,” the embarrassing.

The family said that they have no intention to sue Busch but will work together in Busch’s persecution.

Busch is the great-grandson of Adolphus Busch, founded the Anheuser-Busch company, and son of the late Anheuser-Busch leader August A. “Gussie” Busch, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.

Busch’s appearance is scheduled for Wednesday.

Bradford Betz is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @bradford_betz.

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