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SC HS band director accused of criminal sexual conduct with a minor

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LATTA, SC (WMBF) – The Band Director at Latta High School is currently suspected of criminal sexual conduct with a minor as well as pornography charges, and has been let go from the school.

Lt. Crystal Moore with the Latta Police Department, said Matthew Tyler Hutto has not officially been charged or arrested yet on charges of criminal sexual conduct with a minor, fondling and pornography, however, that arrest could come at any moment.

According to Latta School District Superintendent John Kirby, Hutto is no longer an employee of the school district and is "currently following state law and School Board policy of reporting requirements to the South Carolina State Department of Education Teacher Certification section."

Kirby also said the district is also cooperating fully with families involved as well as the investigation by all law enforcement agencies.

Those agencies include:

  • South Carolina Law Enforcement Division
  • Dillon County Sheriff's Office
  • Latta Police Department
  • Dillon Police Department

Moore said after being arrested, Hutto would be booked into the Dillon County Detention Center.

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