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Melbourne man charged with two counts of sexual indecency with child

A Melbourne man is in jail today awaiting an Aug. 11 court date on two counts of sexual indecency with a child.

Izard County Sheriff Earnie Blackley said 46-year-old Darrey L. Hart (pictured), 46, was arrested on Aug. 2 after he allegedly sent inappropriate photos of himself to a 14-year-old female via social media, according to a release from the sheriff’s department.

While working on the case, investigators assumed the identity of the 14-year-old to continue the investigation. Blackley said Hart sent more inappropriate photos of himself along with very crude statements.

Hart’s bond was set at $20,000 cash with an Aug. 11 court date in Izard County Circuit Court.

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