Soldier arrested in Florida on sexting charges

CLEARWATER, Florida. – A us Army soldier stationed in Fort Campbell in Kentucky was arrested for alleged sexting with a teenage girl.

Pinellas County Sheriff’s officials said in a press release that the 23-year-old Peter Maxx Matlock began a long-distance-internet-relationship that began when the girl was 14 and that he was aware of her age.

Detectives say that the couple exchanged nude photos and performed simulated sexual acts via Skype. A report says that their relationship lasted from February until November 2016.

Deputies arrested Matlock on Wednesday, while he was on holiday at his parents ‘ home in Clearwater, Florida. He was charged with transmission of material harmful to a minor via electronic device, among other computer-related costs.

He is being held in jail on $ 55,000 bond. It is unclear whether he has retained a lawyer.

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