Luring a Minor for Sexual Exploitation Consequences

SEX CRIMES

VIOLENT CRIMES 

CRIMINAL ORGANIZATIONS/GANGS

DRUG CRIMES

What are consequences for Luring a Minor for Sexual Exploitation?

Luring a minor for sexual exploitation, victim 15 or over is defined as offering or soliciting sexual conduct with another person. Sexual conduct means acts of masturbation, homosexuality, or physical contact with a person’s clothed or unclothed genitals, pubic area, buttocks, or if such person is a female, breast. Also knowing or having reason to know the other person is a minor; not a defense that the other person is not a minor. Luring a minor carries a mandatory prison of 2 years to 8.75 years. Probation IS eligible up to a lifetime term. Registration as a sex offender IS mandatory.

Luring a minor for sexual exploitation, victim under 15 is defined as offering or soliciting sexual conduct with another person. Sexual conduct means acts of masturbation, homosexuality, or physical contact with a person’s clothed or unclothed genitals, pubic area, buttocks, or if such person is a female, breast. Also knowing or having reason to know the other person is a minor; not a defense that the other person is not a minor, however State v. Villegas and State v. Regenold says that 13-3554© does not trigger the more severe sentencing range of 13-604 unless the victim was actually under 15 years of age. Luring a minor for sexual exploitation carries a mandatory prison term of 5 years to 15 years. Probation IS eligible up to a lifetime term. Registration as a sex offender IS mandatory.

Aggravated luring of a minor for sexual exploitation, victim 15 or older is defined as knowingly the character and content of the depiction uses an electronic communication device to transport a visual depiction of material that is harmful to minors; for the purpose of engaging in communication w/ a recipient the person knows or has a reason to know is a minor and by means of communication offers or solicits sexual conduct with the minor. Not a defense that the other person is not a minor or a cop posing as a minor. Aggravated luring carries a mandatory prison term of 3 to 12.5 years. Probation IS eligible. Registration as a sex offender IS mandatory.

Aggravated luring of a minor for sexual exploitation, victim under 15 is defined as knowingly the character and content of the depiction uses an electronic communication device to transport a visual depiction of material that is harmful to minors; for the purpose of engaging in communication w/ a recipient the person knows or has a reason to know is a minor and by means of communication offers or solicits sexual conduct with the minor. Not a defense that the other person is not a minor or a cop posing as a minor. DCAC would not be applicable if the other person is not a minor under 15 or a cop posing as a minor under 15. Aggravated luring carries a mandatory prison sentence of 10 years to 24 years. Probation is NOT eligible. Registration as a sex offender IS mandatory.

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