McCarthy accused of showing pornography to minors

Published: Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 05:16 PM.

CHIPLEY — A Caryville man was arrested for the distribution of obscene material to minors, according to a Washington County Sheriff’s Office report.

 Matthew Thomas McCarthy, 21, of Caryville was arrested on 3 counts of distribution of obscene materials to minors.

The sheriff’s office was alerted to the incident by a neighbor of the victims who observed pornographic materials being displayed while minors were present. Children aged 11 and 13 saw the material on several different occasions, according to the report.

The sheriff’s office executed a search warrant of the suspect’s home at 4414 Chambers Street in Caryville. During the search, investigators found several pornographic DVDs described by the victims as the ones they had viewed, according to the report.

McCarthy is currently being held at the Washington County Jail.

Washington County Drug Task Force asks that anyone with information on illegal drug activity contact us at 638-TIPS (8477) or by email at tips@wcso.us



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