Urbana man pleads guilty to sending nude photos, videos to teen girls

An Urbana man has pleaded guilty to sending sexually explicit photographs and videos to two underage girls.

Chad Myers, 18, pleaded guilty to two counts of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles in Clark County Municipal Court on Tuesday.

A sentence for Myers has not yet been determined.

According to an affidavit filed in the case, one of the victims, a 14-year-old girl, was interviewed at the Child Advocacy Center in July after filing a police report.

“Child victim #1 disclosed that Chad Myers had sent her four to 10 photographs of himself which included nude photographs,” the affidavit said.

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The victim also stated that there were other child victims that communicated with Myers and could corroborate that he had sent her nude photographs, according to the affidavit.

In September, the second victim, a 13-year-old girl, was also interviewed at the Child Advocacy Center, according to the affidavit.

“Child victim #2 disclosed that Mr. Myers would chat with her via Snapchat talking about sexual acts with child victim #2,” the affidavit said.

The second victim also stated that Myers sent her a video of himself engaging in a sex act, the affidavit said.

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According to the affidavit, two other possible child victims were interviewed in connection with the case, but while Myers would, “message vulgar and inappropriate messages talking about engaging in sexual acts,” he never sent them nude photographs or videos.

Myers was arrested and charged Monday morning; he’s out on bail awaiting sentencing.

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