- Associated Press - Monday, August 10, 2015

LONOKE, Ark. (AP) - A registered sex offender has been arrested on 30 child pornography charges in Lonoke County.

According to Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, 63-year-old John Herndon of Austin was arrested Friday after an investigation by state authorities. He was charged with 30 counts of distributing, possessing or viewing matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child.

Herndon is being held at the Lonoke County jail in lieu of $250,000 bond. It was not immediately clear if Herndon has an attorney.

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