23-year-old Anthony Shawn Cardwell of Mathis Church Road in Catawba has been served felony indictments by Catawba Co. Sheriff’s Officers on charges of indecent liberties with a child and disseminating obscenity to a minor.
He is accused of sending sexually explicit pictures of himself to a 15-year-old girl, who was described as an online acquaintance.
Cardwell was confined yesterday (June 26) in the Catawba Co. Detention Facility under a $16,000 secured bond. He was scheduled to appear in Superior Court today in Newton.