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Dragon Con founder's hearing bumped to mid-October

LAWRENCEVILLE -- A hearing scheduled this week for Dragon Con founder and Gwinnett child molestation suspect Ed Kramer has been bumped to next month, officials in Connecticut said.

Kramer, 50, was arrested in the city of Milford after police reportedly found him alone in a Super 8 motel room with a 14-year-old boy two weeks ago, a violation of his bond.

A new court hearing for Kramer is scheduled for Oct. 13, according to the Milford Superior Court Clerk's Office. He faces up to 10 years in prison on a felony charge of risk of injury to a minor, Connecticut law states.

The boy was in the area acting in a low-budget horror movie. Witnesses told Gwinnett District Attorney Danny Porter that Kramer had referred to himself as the boy's guardian, and that the boy had answered the motel door in a bathrobe as Kramer sat on the bed.

Kramer remains jailed at MacDougall-Walker Correctional Facility -- a maximum security jail for adult males and the largest in New England -- on $50,000 bond, according the Connecticut Department of Correction.

In Connecticut, Kramer is represented by public defender Ken Bunker, who did not return a call for comment Thursday.

District Attorney Danny Porter said he's filed extradition paperwork with the Georgia Governor's Office to "bring (Kramer) back as soon as they're done with him" in Connecticut, he said.

Porter has said he's prepared to summon witnesses and try Kramer in Gwinnett on multiple charges of child molestation in a matter of weeks. Kramer faces up to 60 years in prison, based on accusations by three teenage boys who told authorities he'd coerced them into sex.

A Gwinnett judge revoked Kramer's bond following his arrest this month.