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Man charged with 11 counts of child pornography

Jonathen Eugene Manek (Source: Cleburne Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink) Jonathen Eugene Manek (Source: Cleburne Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)
CLEBURNE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

Deputies arrested a 42-year-old man after finding multiple pictures of naked girls on his cell phone.

Jonathen Manek is charged with 11 counts of distributing, possessing or viewing matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child.

Cleburne County sheriff’s deputies arrested Manek after receiving a report of possible child pornography.

The report alleged naked photos of underage girls were being sent from one cell phone to another.

During the investigation, which began on March 1, detectives obtained several photographs and developed Manek as a suspect, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.

On March 15, deputies arrested him and booked him into the Cleburne County Jail where he remains in custody.

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