Felony Interference with Privacy of a Minor

CASE LAW UPDATE:  Whether knowledge of age is not an element of the offense of felony interference with the privacy of a minor?    

Defendant was convicted of felony interference with the privacy of a minor.  Defendant appealed.  On appeal, defendant argued that the trial court in its interpretation of Minn. Stat. §609.746, subd. 1(e)(2), the felony interference with the privacy of a minor statute.  The Minnesota Court of Appeals held that a conviction for interference with the privacy of a minor under §609.746, subd. 1(e)(2) does not require proof that the defendant had knowledge of the victim’s age.  Affirmed.

State v. Galvan-Contreras, A20-0366, Hennepin County.

Minneapolis Criminal Defense Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.

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