Harrison man arrested on child porn charges

BOONE COUNTY, Ark. – A Harrison man was arrested on child pornography charges Thursday. 

The Cyber Crimes Unit of the Arkansas Attorney General's Office arrested 74-year-old Jerome Allan Yester on 30 counts of distributing, possessing or viewing matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child, a Class C felony.

Yester bonded out of the Boone County Jail on Thursday evening.

Special agents in the Attorney General’s office began investigating Yester after agents determined that someone using a computer at his address downloaded sexually explicit material involving children.

The investigative file will be turned over to 14th Judicial District Prosecutor David Ethredge. 

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