MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (KTHV) -- Steven Aldridge, 37, of Mountain Home was arrested Sunday for computer child pornography and internet stalking of a child.
According to Nathan Rogers of the Marion County Sheriff's Department, Aldridge had made contact and engaged in sexually explicit chats and sent pornographic images of himself, via the internet and cell phone, with who he believed was a 14-year-old girl.
The "girl" was in fact was an undercover officer.
Aldridge arranged a meeting with the "girl" at a local business in Yellville. Upon Aldridge's arrival at the business, he was quickly arrested without incident.
Aldridge's bond was set at $35,000.00 and is currently awaiting his first appearance before the Marion County Circuit Court.
(Source: Marion County Sheriff's Dept. press release)