Attorney General Rutledge  Announced arrest of Polk County man for crimes involving children

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the arrest of a Polk County man for crimes involving children.

James Edward Schroer, 41, of Cove, was arrested by the Attorney General’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit on 30 counts of distributing, possessing or viewing of matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child, a Class C felony. He is currently being held at the Polk County jail on $500,000 bond.

Schroer was charged Count 1-XXX by Prosecuting Attorney Andy Riner on June 27, 2019 in the 18th West Judicial District. 

Special agents in the Attorney General’s office seized three phones, two computer hard drives, two tablets, three SD cards, and 12 flash drives from the home. 

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