Police Unit Searches Home of Well-Known Rocker

Aug 21, 2015  •  Post A Comment

Authorities in Los Angeles say a rock star and reality TV star whose home was searched Thursday is not a suspect in the case they are investigating. The AP reports that the search was conducted after police served a warrant at the home of Gene Simmons in Benedict Canyon near Beverly Hills.

Simmons is best-known as a singer and bass player in the wildly popular rock band KISS, and has starred in a series of TV shows including the A&E reality show “Gene Simmons Family Jewels.”

Simmons’ home was searched by a task force focused on Internet crimes against children, the report notes.

Lt. John Jenal, a spokesman for the police, emphasized that Simmons and his family were “extremely cooperative,” and said no one in the family is suspected of a crime.

Police declined to comment further on the case, the AP notes, and calls to a rep for Simmons were not immediately returned.

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