Florida man, WPAFB childcare worker among 4 accused of trying to meet teen boy for sex

Four men were indicted Thursday, accused of trying to meet a 15-year-old boy for sex.

One of the men, Matthew Dorian West, 28, of Brookville, is a civilian worker at the Wright Field South Child Development Center at Area B but was removed from his position until the investigation is completed, base officials said earlier.

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The other men indicted for attempt to commit unlawful sexual conduct with a minor are Kenneth Ray Curtis, 50, also of Brookville; Jason Marshall McCright, 47, of Orlando, Florida; and Austin Michael Naas, 23, of Troy, according to a Montgomery County grand jury report.

All four men tried to meet with a 15-year-old boy for sex. Instead, each was confronted by self-described vigilantes who posed as the teen in an online app; the encounters were recorded and posted on YouTube.

According to a release from the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office, following are specific dates and locations where the men were recorded on video:

  • On Jan. 20, McCright went to a McDonald's restaurant in Englewood, where he was confronted and video recorded.
  • On Feb. 17, West went to an Englewood residence, where he was confronted and video recorded. The Englewood Police Department investigated and identified him. West's case does not involve WPAFB.
  • On March 1, Curtis went to a Brookville area restaurant where he was confronted and video recorded. Brookville police investigated and identified the defendant.
  • On March 8, Naas went to the Kroger store in Englewood, where he was confronted and video recorded.

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“The actions of these defendants are alarming. We will not tolerate anyone in our community or coming to our community with the intent to sexually assault a child,” Prosecutor Mat Heck Jr. stated in a release.

Curtis and West are scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday; both remain in the Montgomery County Jail.

Warrants were issued Thursday for McCright and Naas, who have arraignments scheduled for March 26, according to the grand jury report.

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