Public sexual indecency to a minor - Arizona Sexual Assault Laws
In Arizona, the criminal charge of Public sexual indecency to a minor is classified as a Statutory Class 5 felony .
Public sexual indecency to a minor Crime & Punishment in Arizona :
The Arizona code § 13-1403 defines one degrees of the crime public sexual indecency to a minor, each with associated punishments. The degree of the crime depends on the specifics of the crime committed, with higher degrees of the charge generally receiving harsher punishments.
|Severity||Public sexual indecency to a minor - Charge Description||Punishment|
Class 5 felony
|1.5 years in prison|
Arizona law allows public sexual indecency to a minor to be enforced as a statutory charge. This means that this charge can be applied to cases in which the victim is younger than the Arizona Age of Consent, even if the victim willingly engages in sexual relations with the defendant.
Public sexual indecency to a minor is a charge that is unique to Arizona. Crimes that would be prosecuted as public sexual indecency to a minor in Arizona will be prosecuted under a different statute depending on the state in which the crime takes place.