Politics Police say they made an 'error' in arresting Stormy Daniels

01:20  13 july  2018
01:20  13 july  2018 Source:   msn.com

The Latest: Attorney: Charges dropped against Stormy Daniels

  The Latest: Attorney: Charges dropped against Stormy Daniels The attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels says prosecutors have dropped all charges against her following her overnight arrest at an Ohio adult club. Michael Avenatti represents Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford. He said Thursday afternoon in a tweet he was pleased prosecutors dropped the charges and thanked them for their professionalism.

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  Ohio has rarely used 2007 law that protects strippers: report It was unclear early Thursday exactly what charges, if any, porn star Stormy Daniels may face following her arrest at an Ohio strip club. But the charges may relate to a 2007 state law called the Community Defense Act that prohibits dancers from touching customers and vice versa – excluding immediate family members.The law was introduced by a conservative religious group as an initiated state statute, and later took effect under former Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland without his signature, the Columbus Dispatch reported.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors dropped charges Thursday against Stormy Daniels just hours after the porn star was arrested and accused of illegally rubbing undercover police officers' faces against her bare breasts during a performance at an Ohio strip club.

Her attorney said she was "set up" in a Columbus police sting operation, calling it an "absurd use of law enforcement resources." Police said they routinely conduct such undercover operations.

The 39-year-old adult film star who claims to have had sex with President Donald Trump was charged with three misdemeanors, each punishable by up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine. She was released on $6,000 bail around daybreak Thursday.

By early afternoon, prosecutors said they were dropping the case because Ohio's law against physical contact between strippers and customers applies only to someone who "regularly" performs at a club. In Daniels' case, it was her first appearance at Sirens in Columbus.

Stormy Daniels arrested while performing in Ohio, her lawyer says

  Stormy Daniels arrested while performing in Ohio, her lawyer says Michael Avenatti tweeted that it happened at a strip club; CBS News hasn't confirmed the arrestMichael Avenatti, who's become a frequent guest on cable TV networks since becoming Daniels' attorney, tweeted about the arrest early Thursday:

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Columbus police chief Kim Jacobs said that "element of the law was missed in error."

"A mistake was made and I accept full responsibility," she said.

Officers were well within their area of responsibility when making the arrests, she added. But she said the officers' motivations will be reviewed internally. Without providing details, she said unsubstantiated allegations about their motivations were circulating on social media.

Her attorney, Michael Avenatti, tweeted Daniels "refuses to be intimidated" and would "return to the scene of the 'no crime'" and perform again Thursday night at the club.

Police said Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, smacked the faces of two female officers and one male officer with her bare breasts during the Wednesday night show. Officers knocked on the door of her tour bus after the performance and took her into custody in an arrest that Avenatti said left her "traumatized and rattled."

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She was booked under a 10-year-old state law known as the Community Defense Act that says dancers at "sexually oriented" businesses are prohibited from touching customers and vice versa.

Police said two other dancers were arrested along with Daniels. Prosecutors will decide whether to pursue charges against those women.

Police said Daniels' arrest was part of a long-term human trafficking investigation of adult clubs. They said they have made numerous arrests under the no-touching law but did not immediately provide a number.

The police department "engages in these operations routinely," said spokesman Sgt. Dean Worthington.

Franklin County Municipal Court records show 23 similar cases this year — including the charges against Daniels — 14 last year and six in 2016.

A person who answered the phone at the strip club declined to comment.

Daniels has said she had sex with Trump in 2006, when he was married. Trump has denied it. Before the election, she was paid $130,000 to stay silent in a deal handled by Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen. She is now suing to invalidate the nondisclosure agreement.

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Associated Press writers Michael Balsamo in Los Angeles, Catherine Lucey in Washington, Lisa Cornwell in Cincinnati and Bob Lentz in Philadelphia contributed to this report.

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