FOR explicit “chats” with A “15 YEAR OLD GIRL”
County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced today that Matthew Melillo
· one count of Attempted Disseminating Indecent Material to a Minor, a class “E” Felony.
August 3rd, and
Throughout the “chats” the undercover investigator made it clear that “she” was a fifteen year old girl.
During that period of time the defendant discussed various specific sexual acts in which he would engage the “fifteen year old girl.”
Additionally, the defendant sent a video he claimed to be of himself in a sexual situation while he was “chatting” with the fifteen year old.
The defendant was arrested yesterday by investigators from the Westchester County District Attorneys office.
The defendant was arraigned by a White Plains City Court judge last night.
Bail was set at $1,000.
He is scheduled to appear today in City Court.
The defendant faces a maximum sentence of four years in state prison.
Assistant District Attorney Michael Delohery, Chief of the High Technology Crime Bureau, is prosecuting the case.
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Professional Responsibility, you are advised that a charge is
merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed
innocent until and unless proven guilty.