Lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels says she was arrested

Lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels says she was arrested

Lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels says she was arrested

Charges against adult film actress Stormy Daniels for allegedly touching three undercover detectives while performing at an OH strip club were dismissed Thursday, her attorney said.

"I want to thank Joe Gibson & his colleagues at the prosecutors [office] for their professionalism starting with our first call early this am", Avenatti stated in a Twitter post sharing the news.

Police arrested Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie Clifford, and two other unidentified people at the Sirens strip club in Columbus late Wednesday night on three misdemeanor counts of illegal sexual oriented activity.

Stormy Daniels has reportedly been arrested her lawyer Michael Avenatti, right, claims.Donald Trump has denied having a tryst with Ms Daniels.

Stormy Daniels, the porn star at the center of a political storm involving President Trump, has been arrested, her lawyer says. 'It reeks of desperation, ' Avenatti says Earlier, Avenatti criticized the charges as "bogus". He later said Daniels is expected to be released on bail and charged with a misdemeanor for allowing touching. "It's absurd that law enforcement resources are being spent to conduct a sting operation related to customers touching performers in a strip club in a non-sexual manner". "We will vehemently contest all charges". Daniels made headlines worldwide over revelations of an alleged affair with Trump in 2006 - and for the $130,000 she said she received from his attorney in 2016 in exchange for her silence.

Daniels planned to be in Columbus on Wednesday and Thursday as part of a nationwide tour, Avenatti said.

Under the 2007 Community Defense Act, dancers are prohibited from touching customers and vice versa, excluding immediate family members.

Stormy Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, the porn film star who said she had an affair with Donald Trump before he became USA president, is shown in this booking photo released by Franklin County Sheriff's Office, in Columbus, Ohio, on July 12, 2018.

According to a copy of Clifford's charging documents, however - obtained by WBNS-TV - Clifford stands accused of "touching a "specified anatomical area" of female and male officers posing as patrons, and also touched them with her own 'specified anatomical area'". The club, Sirens, advertised Daniel's appearance on Twitter ahead of Wednesday night's performance. A spokesman for the Franklin County sheriff's office could find no instances in which the 2007 law had been used, he told the newspaper.

"Are you kidding me?" he asked.

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