CASE LAW UPDATE: Defendant’s conviction for solicitation of a child to engage in sexual conduct was supported by sufficient evidence.
Defendant was convicted of solicitation of a child to engaged in sexual conduct. Defendant argued the evidence was insufficient. The victim testified that she said her age was 13. Defendant stated that he was 17 years old. He asked if they could hang out. He asked her if she had ever given head, would she ever give head, would she ever give him head, and if she had ever f . . . d a black guy. The Minnesota Court of Appeals held that defendant’s guilt could be inferred from his words. Affirmed.
State v. Abdirahman, A18-1296, Carver County.
Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.