NC man confessed to child sex and sending obscene photos to kids, deputies say


MARSHALL, N.C. (WSPA) – Deputies in the North Carolina mountains say they have arrested a man on multiple child sex crimes.

Anthony Chase Surrett, 20, is facing several charges, according to information released Wednesday by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.

Surrett is charged with statutory rape of a child, statutory sexual offense of a child, indecent liberties with a child and disseminating obscene material to a child. 

Deputies say Surrett confessed to the crimes during an interview with detectives.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office says he also confessed to sending obscene pictures to several other underage children.

Surrett is being held in the Madison County Jail on a $200,000 bond.

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