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Saline County man sentenced to 20 years for possessing child pornography



Little Rock, Arkansas – On Wednesday morning, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge handed down a conviction for a Benton man who was charged with v.

A 46-year-old, David Jefferson Brown, pleaded guilty to four counts of distributing, possessing, or viewing matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child; a class C felony.

he was sentenced to 30 years in the Arkansas Department of Corrections.

Ten years were suspended conditioned on good behavior but he is required to register as a sex offender upon his release, according to a press release.

“Brown admitted guilt for his unforgivable actions and now we can revel in one less predator roaming the streets,” Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said. “Each time these horrific photos are shared by these predators, the children are revictimized. My office is doing everything it can to put a stop to these horrendous crimes.”

In June 2020, Brown turned himself into the Saline County Jail after agents from the Attorney General’s Cyber Crime Unit discovered sexually explicit files shared by him through a peer-to-peer network, officials said.

Agents with the crime unit reportedly seized and provided forensic analysis of a computer hard drive, flash drive, and a cell phone from the residence.