Cortez man arrested, bonded out on sex charges

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

Todd Andrew Noble was arrested Saturday on charges of 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 later Saturday, according to the sheriff’s office website. Noble is scheduled to face a Manatee County judge Dec. 30, the arrest report states.