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AR man arrested on 30 counts of child pornography

Jason Blade Coppock,(Source: Faulkner Co. Sheriff's Dept.) Jason Blade Coppock,(Source: Faulkner Co. Sheriff's Dept.)
FAULKNER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

An Arkansas man faces 30 counts of child pornography after investigators found multiple images on his computer.

Deputies with the Faulkner County Sheriff’s Department arrested Jason Blade Coppock, 26, of Mayflower on warrants obtained by the Attorney General’s Cyber Crimes Unit.

Special agents in the AG’s office began investigating Coppock after determining someone using a computer at his home downloaded sexually explicit material involving children.

In a statement released Tuesday, the AG’s office said Coppock is charged with 30 counts of distributing, possessing or viewing matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child, a Class C felony.

Coppock is being held in the Faulkner County Jail on a $250,000 bond.

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