Caryville Man Faces Obscenity Charges

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(Chipley, FL; June 20, 2013)— The Washington County Sheriff’s Office reports the apprehension of a Caryville man for the distribution of obscene material to minors.

WCSO were alerted to the incident by a neighbor of the victims who observed pornographic materials being displayed while minors were present. These materials were viewed by children 11 and 13 years of age on several different occasions.

WCSO 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 viewed previously.

Arrested was:

Matthew Thomas McCarthy, 21 years old white male of Caryville, FL

• 3 Counts of Distribution of Obscene Materials to Minors

McCarthy is currently in 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

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