Federal Charges Avoided in Possession of Pornographic Work Involving Minors
Date: December 2019
Case: Felony Possession of Pornographic Work Involving Minors
Attorney: Michael J. Brandt
Result: Mike’s client was charged with Possession of Pornographic Work Involving Minors in Anoka County. When Mike got involved no formal charges were filed. Mike communicated with the prosecutor and the case was filed in state court, avoiding any federal charges. In Federal court Mike’s client would have received a mandatory minimum of 5 years in prison. Instead, Mike’s client received a Stay of Imposition. This means that after successful completion of probation, the conviction will be reduced to a misdemeanor.