On August 2, 2019 Darrey L. Hart, age 46, of Melbourne was arrested after an investigation began after Hart reportedly sent inappropriate photos of himself to a 14-year-old female via social media. Investigators assumed the identity of the 14-year-old female to continue the investigation. Hart sent more inappropriate photos of himself along with very crude statements.
Hart was charged with two counts of Sexual Indecency with a child, a class “D” felony. Hart’s bond was set at $20,000 cash with a court date in Izard County Circuit Court of August 11, 2019.
P.O.C. Sheriff Earnie Blackley