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Man arrested for internet stalking, computer child porn

Billy Joe Kirby (Source: Poinsett County Sheriff's Office) Billy Joe Kirby (Source: Poinsett County Sheriff's Office)
POINSETT COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

A Paragould man is behind bars in Poinsett County following an investigation by multiple agencies.

Billy Joe Kirby, 37, was arrested Monday on felony warrants for internet stalking of a child and computer child pornography.

He is accused of engaging in "sexually explicit conversations online with an underage female child," according to Assistant Chief Jonathan Redman with the Trumann Police Department.

Kirby is in the Poinsett County Jail awaiting a probable cause hearing on Wednesday.

The Paragould Police Department's Street Crimes Unit and the Department of Community Corrections also aided in the investigation.

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