Monroe County Man Arrested on Sex Charges

A Monroe County man was arrested Wednesday for showing a sex tape of himself to a 16-year-old girl.

According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, the incident happened on Sunday, July 6 at 4:15 p.m. Deputies were called to the 15000 block of South Telegraph Road to investigate. The incident was captured by video surveillance.

Detectives say the 43-year-old man from Monroe Township displayed the sex video on his cell phone, while offering himself to the teen in a sexual manner. After being rejected by the girl, he walked away.

Detectives say the man was arrested at his home and taken to the Monroe County Jail on charges of producing obscene material to a minor.

The man's name is being withheld pending formal charges from the Monroe County Prosecutor's Office and arraignment.

The incident remains under investigation by Deputy Tom Fauver.