Man arrested on 14 counts of possessing child porn

Man arrested on 14 counts of possessing child porn
Brendan Meredith (Source: Baxter County Jail via Vinelink)

MOUNTAIN HOME, AR (KAIT) - A Mountain Home man was arrested after police say they found 14 pictures and videos depicting child pornography.

Arkansas State Police began their investigation in March after finding out an IP address participated in the distribution and sharing of child pornography utilizing the Gnutella Network.

ASP obtained a search warrant and executed it at an apartment in the 1000-block of South College St. in Mountain Home.

Brendan Meredith was arrested after a forensic examination of devices found in the apartment resulted in seven pictures and seven videos containing child sex material, according to court documents.

Meredith faces 14 felony counts of distributing, possessing, or viewing of matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child.

Bond was set at $50,000 and Meredith's next court appearance is scheduled for June 21.

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