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Stormy Daniels arrested after OH strip club patron touches her

Stormy Daniels arrested after OH strip club patron touches her

Another officer in the back of the club went to get backup before arresting Daniels, who was released on bond early Thursday.

There's still some confusion about what exactly happened inside the Sirens Gentleman's Club in Columbus, Ohio last night.

Adult-film actress Stormy Daniels was arrested at a strip club in Columbus, Ohio, after allegedly touching patrons during a Wednesday night performance, according to police.

Adult film star Stormy Daniels was arrested Thursday and charged with breaking a controversial and little-known OH state law called the Community Defense Act, which prohibits adult dancers from touching patrons and vice versa.

Franklin County Jail officials confirmed she was released around 6 a.m. Thursday. Michael Cohen, Trump's former personal attorney, set up a shell company to pay Daniels $130,000 in return for her signing a non-disclosure agreement in October 2016. Avenatti tweeted. "They are devoting law enforcement resources to sting operations for this?"

Columbus police said in a statement Thursday that the 39-year-old "Good Will Humping" star was arrested alongside two other women at Columbus club Sirens as part of a "long-term" human-trafficking investigation.

Michael Avenatti represents Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford. "We will vehemently contest all charges".

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'A customer touched her in a non-sexual manner and she was subsequently arrested for allowing the customer to touch her in a non-sexual manner, ' he said.

Avenatti, her attorney, told MSNBC on Thursday morning Daniels's counsel would enter a not-guilty plea to the three misdemeanor charges, so Daniels would not need to appear in court.

Avenatti told DailyMail.com that Daniels had been performing on stage when she was arrested.

"The officers also observed Ms. Clifford fondling the breasts of female patrons", Franklin County Municipal Court records show.

A Columbus police spokeswoman did not immediately respond to requests for comment on the arrest.

Daniels has said she had sex with US President Donald Trump in 2006, when he was married, which Trump has denied.

Trump admitted in May that he reimbursed Cohen for the hush money.