A Girard man has been arrested on a secret indictment charging him with 11 counts related to child pornography.

Scott Sharples, 23, of Shawnee Drive, was arraigned in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court Thursday on multiple charges of illegal use of children in nude material or performance, and one count of pandering obscenity involving a minor

According to the indictment, authorities say in September of 2020, Sharples had several images of nude children, some as young as four years old, and some engaged in sex acts.