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‘The Naked Cowboy’ settles lawsuit with Daytona Beach after Bike Week arrest

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The city of Daytona Beach has agreed to settle a lawsuit, filed by a performer known as “The Naked Cowboy.”

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Daytona Beach police arrested the man, whose real name is Robert Burck, during Daytona Bike Week 2021.


Officers said he was violating the city’s panhandling ordinance.

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Burck argued the ordinance was unconstitutional.

The $90,0000 settlement that the city agreed to Wednesday night does not include repealing the ordinance or admitting any fault.

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