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People v. Fromuth, 040926

Conviction of violating Penal Code section 288.4(b), which states that 'Every person who, motivated by an unnatural or abnormal sexual interest in children, arranges a meeting with a minor or a person he or she believes to be a minor for the purpose of . . . engaging in lewd or lascivious behavior' and 'who goes to the arranged meeting place at or about the arranged time' commits a felony, is affirmed where: 1) substantial evidence supports the jury's verdict and the trial court did not have a sua sponte duty to give a substantial factor instruction; and 2) the court was not obligated to instruct on entrapment and that defendant's trial counsel was not deficient in failing to object to the imposition of probation supervision fees.

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  • Decided
  • Published 2016/08/03




  • California Court of Appeal


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