Three Charges of Deviant Behavior with Children

Three acts of deviant behavior with children in Clinton were alleged with an arrest by Clinton Public Safety yesterday. 30-year-old Matthew Blake Pierce of 289 Pilgrim Circle, Waterloo was charged with Disseminating Obscene Material to a Minor, Exposure of Private Parts in a Lewd and Lascivious Manner and Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor.

Detective Tyrone Goggins states that on September 10th Mr. Pierce disseminated pornographic material to an 8-year-old juvenile at a residence in Clinton. Goggins states that Mr. Pierce intentionally exposed his private part to an 8-year-old juvenile while demonstrating a sex act. Detective Goggins further states that between September 1st and 10th Mr. Pierce engaged in sexual battery with a victim whose age was noted as “under 11-years-old,” allegedly performing sexual acts of intrusion of intimate parts as well as oral acts involving this juvenile.

Matthew Blake Pierce was being held overnight in the Johnson Detention Center, pending a bond hearing.