Thomas Jefferson Smallwood Jr. of Grand Prairie (shown here) is accused of using an alias to dupe the teen-age girl into sending him nude pictures of herself and then using the pictures to blackmail her into having sex with him.
Smallwood, 49, faces nine counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child. If convicted he could be sentenced to life in prison.
Mitch Mitchell covered this story. Read his report here.
-- Bill Miller