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    Hot Springs Man Arrested for Child Pornography

    June 2, 2015

    HOT SPRINGS – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that a Hot Springs man has been arrested for distributing, viewing and possessing sexually explicit conduct involving a child, a Class C felony. As part of the investigation, special agents with the Attorney General’s Cyber Crimes Unit located a runaway juvenile who had been missing for approximately two weeks.

    On May 28, agents arrested Herman Duncan, 43, of Hot Springs at his residence and seized two hard drives, two laptop computers, two phones, storage media and 3.3 grams of methamphetamine. The seized electronic evidence is undergoing further forensic examination at the Cyber Crimes Unit forensic lab of the Attorney General's Office in Little Rock.

    The Attorney General's Cyber Crimes Unit began investigating Duncan after agents suspected that child pornography was located at Duncan’s address.

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