Best. Defense Lawyer. Ever.

Charles Hersel was arrested in 2009 at a Thousand Oaks mall after high school students claimed Hersel paid them to spit in his face, slap him and yell profanities at him.

There were also claims he offered the teens even more money to urinate and poop on him.  He was charged with four counts of “annoying and molesting a child”.  Hersel reportedly paid dozen of teens to do those things to him, although there is no confirmation has to how many times it actually occurred or to what extent.

Last week a jury found Hersel not guilty despite the fact Hersel admitted to the requests.  The judge’s reason was based around Hersel’s defense that his requests were not sexual in nature.  Asking for this type of abuse his lawyer claimed was not for sexual gratification.  Somehow the jury believe him.

Hersel was facing a year in jail and would have had to register as a sex offender.


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