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Rogers Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Having Child Porn

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ROGERS (KFSM) – A Rogers man was arrested on Nov. 12 on suspicion of having child pornography on his computer, according to a news release.

Roy Bland, 48, was arrested and booked into the Benton County Detention Center and faces a felony charge of distributing, possessing or viewing matter depicting sexually explicit content, the release states.

The Cyber Crimes Division of the Benton County Sheriff’s Office started investigating in August after authorities received a tip that child porn was being downloaded at 1900 S. F St. in Rogers, according to the release.

Detectives looked through the residence after getting a search warrant and found multiple devices, which were seized and found to have child porn on them, the release states.

Bland was taken into custody, and his bond was set at $50,000, according to the release.

His arraignment is scheduled for Dec. 22 at 8 a.m. in Benton County Circuit Division II, the release states.