News Release

Henderson Police Arrest Child Luring Suspect

May 08, 2019

Henderson, Nev. – On May 2, Henderson Police received information regarding allegations of lewdness with a child under 14 years.  The subsequent investigation lead to the arrest of 27-year-old Matthew Terry on May 7 for the following charges:

3 counts of Lewdness by a person over 18 with a child under 14
2 counts of Attempt Lewdness by a person over 18 with a child under 14
1 count of Lure child/mentally ill person with harmful computer material
6 counts of Child Abuse or Neglect 

Terry was contacted and subsequently arrested without incident.  A search warrant was also served at his residence.

Terry is a police officer employed with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

This is an active and open investigation. No further details can be released at this time.

Attached is the booking photograph of Terry.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at 702-267-4750, 3-1-1, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit Crime Stoppers website. Tips directly leading to a felony arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

Please contact Officer Katrina Rothmeyer, Public Information Officer at 702-267-4509

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