Photo: New York State Police

Authorities are reminding parents and guardians that it is always important to monitor with whom your children are communicating online.

25-Year old Derek R. Farney from Croghan, New York is under arrest for disseminating indecent material to a minor, a felony, after allegedly sending sexually explicit photos and videos to two children, ages 15 and 16 years old.  The crimes were said to have occurred between August and October of last year.

The Lewis County man, who is also being charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, is being held at the Onondaga County Justice Center in lieu of $10,000 bail.

Farney is scheduled to appear in Elbridge Court on Friday, January 17, 2014.