A Sioux City man was arrested Saturday after he sent private photos of his ex-girlfriend to her new boyfriend without her permission.
Christopher Michael Hackett, 27, of 3801 Ridge Ave., Sioux City, was charged with first-degree harassment-nonconsensual distribution of materials.
The incident began about 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the 700 block of N.E. Venture Drive in Waukee, where officers of the Waukee Police Department responded to a report of harassment.
The officers made contact with the victim, who said that Hackett, her former boyfriend, “sent her new boyfriend nude pictures and videos of the victim via Facebook messenger,” according to court records.
The officers made contact with Hackett, who admitted to sending the nude pictures and videos and said, “I just did that just because, I don’t know, I just did because I was dumb,” according to court records.
Hackett told the officers “that he didn’t send the nude pictures and videos to anyone else.”
Hackett is held in the Dallas County Jail on a $2,000 cash or surety bond. He is scheduled for a preliminary hearing Oct. 5 in Dallas County District Court.
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.