A Benton man is in the Saline County Jail, arrested Friday on nearly a thousand child pornography charges.
On September 30, 2022, The Saline County Sheriff’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) arrested a Ethan Robert Clark, age 32. They say he was in possession of child pornography-related images and videos. Detectives took him into custody without incident.
Clark was charged with 940 counts of distributing, possessing, or viewing matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child (5-27-602, Class C Felony). Clark has been the suspect in an ongoing investigation involving the possession of child pornography through an online service provider.
The ICAC Task Force stated it is dedicated to combating child exploitation by relentlessly pursuing individuals who use the internet and technology to exploit children. Watch MySaline for any updates to this story.