Typically, state agents will try to get the suspect to show up at a pre-arranged location and time in order to prove legal intent.
Gallegos is also taking issue with a judge's denial of an expert witness, a doctor who would testify that Gallegos was not attracted to minor girls and was therefore not a pedophile.
Ultimately, the agent and Gallegos arranged a meeting outside a school in Sandy.
While Gallegos did drive by the meeting spot, officers said he sped off.
Therefore, many jurisdictions will treat cybersex as engaging in sexual practices.
This will in turn give rise to the situation where cybersex can be illegal.
During those chats, Gallegos expressed that the girl was possibly too young but then went on to suggest how he would like to sexually touch her.This also includes not necessarily the actual act of cybersex, but also the solicitation to engage in cyber activities.Soliciting cyber, as well as sending sexually explicit messages, pictures, and material to a minor is considered illegal in the United States.He said he was "troubled" by the law and concerned about its constitutionality.In this case, Wilkins said it appeared all the state needed to do to convict someone was to go online, set up a meeting for sex and that is enough.