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Crime History: Rock legend Chuck Berry busted with young girl

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On this day, Dec. 23, in 1959, rock 'n' roll pioneer Chuck Berry was arrested on charges of violating the Mann Act for transporting a 14-year-old girl across state lines for "immoral purposes." Berry, with such hits as "Maybellene," "Roll Over Beethoven" and "Johnny B. Goode," contended that he brought the girl to Missouri for a legitimate job at his nightclub. The Mann Act, passed by Congress...

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