A person who contacts or communicates, including postal service, any electronic communication, wire or computer, with a minor, or attempts to contact or communicate; and who knows or reasonably should know that the person is a minor, with intent to commit an offense as specified in § 207-311 involving a minor may be charged with Arranging a Meeting with a Minor for Lewd Purposes.
What does the prosecutor have to prove?
1. Defendant contacted or communicated with a minor or attempted to contact or communicate with a minor.
2. Defendant knew or reasonably should have known that the person was a minor.
3. Defendant intended to commit an offense specified in Penal Code Section 207, 209, 261, 264.1, 273a, 286, 288, 288a, 288.2, 289, 311.1, 311.2, 311.4 or 311.11 involving the minor.
Felony: 0-364 days
With probation 0-364 days
Enhanced with Prior: 5years