Cortez man arrested on sex charges involving minors

MANATEE - A 46-year-old Cortez man has been arrested on four sex charges involving minors.

Todd Andrew Noble was charged with unlawful sex acts with a minor, sexual battery by custodial authority, promotion of child pornography and possession of child pornography, according to a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office arrest report.

Bond was set at a combined $15,000 for the charges and Noble bonded out of jail hours after being arrested Saturday, according to the sheriff’s office website.

Noble is scheduled to face a Manatee County judge at 9 a.m. Dec. 30, the arrest report states.