CASE LAW UPDATE: Whether the evidence was sufficient to support defendant’s conviction of promoting prostitution?
Defendant was convicted of promoting prostitution. He appealed. On appeal, he argued that the evidence was not sufficient to support his conviction for promoting prostitution. The Minnesota Court of Appeals held that there was sufficient evidence because of the detailed text messages, notwithstanding that the the hotel room was booked in the defendant’s mother’s name, and, the victim did not testify.
State v. Arnold, A20-1035 (Hennepin County).
Minneapolis Criminal Defense Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.