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    Rutledge Announces Arrest of Polk County Man for Crimes Involving Children


    July 5, 2019

    LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the arrest of a Polk County man for crimes involving children.

    James Edward Schroer, 41, of Cove, was arrested by the Attorney General’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit on 30 counts of distributing, possessing or viewing of matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child, a Class C felony. He is currently being held at the Polk County jail on $500,000 bond.

    Special agents in the Attorney General’s office seized three phones, two computer hard drives, two tablets, three SD cards, and 12 flash drives from the home. This file will be turned over to 18th West Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Andy Riner.

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