Charges have been dropped against adult film star Stormy Daniels stemming from alleged contact with patrons during an Ohio strip club performance.
Stormy Daniels’ attorney Michael Avenatti revealed Thursday that charges brought by the state of Ohio, on behalf of the Columbus Police Department, were dismissed. Avenatti published a copy of the motion to dismiss filings on Twitter and thanked city prosecutor Joseph Gibson for his “professionalism”:
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A prosecutor’s memo provided by Avenatti says an Ohio law about illegal touching is not enforceable because Daniels has only appeared once at the Columbus club.
The law refers to someone “who regularly appears nude or seminude” at a club.
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Daniels was arrested while performing at an Ohio strip club and charged with letting patrons touch her, a violation of a state law. Her attorney said Thursday she was set up in a sting operation.
Messages left for the city attorney’s spokeswoman requesting a response to Avenatti’s allegations were not immediately returned. City attorney spokeswoman Meredith Tucker said in a statement earlier Thursday that they are aware of the charges against Daniels. She says they are “in conversations with the defense counsel” and working to gather “all necessary information” but cannot comment further because of the pending litigation.
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