Loitering for Prostitution PC 653.22 a
If you are found to remain in a public location for a prolonged amount of time and doing it for purposes of engaging in prostitution you may be found guilty under California Law under Penal Code § 653.22.
What Must the Government Prove under PC § 653.22 Loitering for Purposes of Prostitution?
The government must prove that:
- the Defendant loitered in a public place,
- the Defendant did so with the intent to commit prostitution, and
- the intent was evidenced by manner & circumstances that openly demonstrated the Defendant’s purpose of inducing, enticing or soliciting prostitution or procuring another to commit prostitution.
Can an Attorney Defend a Charge for PC § 653.22 Loitering for Purposes of Prostitution?
If you are facing the Misdemeanor Offense of Loitering for Purposes of Prostitution PC § 653.22, My Rights Law Group may be able to dismiss the charge or reduce the charge helping you move forward with your life.
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