Both men are registered sex offenders following previous child pornography convictions
Hampstead, Md. (DG) — Two Carroll County brothers were arrested early Thursday morning by Maryland State Police on child pornography charges.
The suspects have been identified as Matthew Robert Curtis and Tyler Hayden Curtis. Both are 23-years-old and are from Hampstead.
The investigation began in April when Maryland State Police received a tip involving the distribution of child pornography online. Evidence identified the suspects and their residence.
Matthew Curtis is charged with two counts of distribution of child pornography and seven counts of possession of child pornography.
Tyler Curtis is charged with five counts of possession of child pornography.
They were both were arrested at their residence without incident and taken to the Carroll County Detention Center.
Both men are registered sex offenders following previous child pornography convictions.