INDEPENDENCE, Mo– An Independence man was taken into custody Friday 18, 2016, in Jackson arrested-3County.

As stated in court documents, Thomas Newby Jr., 35, was arrested last week for one misdemeanor and two felony charges which were reportted to have occurred November 15, 2015. His charges including furnishing or attempting to furnish pornogrphic material to a minor and two unclassified felony counts of 1st degree statutory sodomy- deviate sexual intercourse with a person less than 14 years of age.

Newby’s first court appearance has yet to be scheduled.

He remains behind bars in the Jackson County jail on a $100,000 bond.