TDCJ captain indicted for aggravated sexual assault of child

TDCJ captain indicted for aggravated sexual assault of child

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A Smith County grand jury has indicted a Texas Department of Criminal Justice captain on a felony aggravated sexual assault of a child charge.

Larry Matthews, 47, of Arp, was indicted on the charge on June 7. He is currently being held in the Smith County Jail, and his bond amount has been set at $1 million.

According to a previous East Texas News story, Matthews is a full-time, active captain of correctional officers with the Coffield Unit of the TDCJ. The Cofield Unit is a prison for men in Anderson County.

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

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