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Hustler Cartoonist Sentenced to 6 Years

May 05, 1990

The cartoonist who created the Hustler magazine feature "Chester the Molester" has been sentenced to six years in prison for molesting a teen-age girl.

Dwaine B. Tinsley, 44, of Simi Valley was convicted in January of five counts of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl. The Superior Court jury acquitted him on six additional sex charges involving the same girl but were deadlocked on five others, which were dismissed, Deputy Dist. Atty. Matthew J. Hardy said.

Tinsley was known for his Hustler magazine cartoon series "Chester the Molester," which depicted an old man who is sexually attracted to children.

Tinsley is free on $50,000 bail until Monday, when a hearing is scheduled to decide whether

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