Captain at state prison charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child

Captain at state prison charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child
Larry Matthews (Source: Smith County judicial records)

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A Texas Department of Criminal Justice captain has been charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child.

Larry Matthews, 46, of Arp, has been charged and is currently in the Smith County Jail.

Matthews is a full-time, active captain of correctional officers with the Coffield unit of TDC, according to the human resources department of the prison.The Coffield Unit is a prison for men in Anderson County.

The alleged assault of a child did not take place at the prison.

Matthews bond has been set at $1,000,000.

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