Merrimack man charged with sending nude photo to teen

A Merrimack man was arrested last week and charged with sending a naked picture of himself to a teenager younger than 16 and having online conversations with the teen that were sexual in nature.

Police arrested Branden Bailey, 34, of 10 Swift Lane, Merrimack, on Thursday, Feb. 27. and charged him with indecent exposure, endangering the welfare of a child and certain uses of computer services prohibited, police said.

Bailey was held on $5,000 cash bail following his arraignment at Merrimack district court on Friday, Feb. 28.

He was scheduled for a probable cause hearing on March 6, police said.