Tuscarawas County Man Arrested for Child Sex Crimes     

(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – A local man is being held in the Tuscarawas County Jail after an indictment charging him with two counts of sexual battery and one count of pandering obscenity.

According to reports, 33-year-old Matthew Horne of Dover is accused of engaging in sexual conduct with a child on two occasions as well as publishing obscene material involving a child. Investigators note they believe all the incidents occurred June 2nd.

Horne is being held on $250,000 bond pending a hearing before Tuscarawas County Common Pleas Judge Elizabeth Lehigh Thomakos.

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