• Dennis McCaslin

NWA man charged with ten counts of Distributing, Possessing or Viewing explicit matter

Brian Eric Cleaveland

A fifty-six year-old Bella Vista man remained jailed in the Benton County Detention Center on Sunday after an arrest last week on ten charges related to computer child pornography.

Law enforcement official say Brian Eric Cleaveland, who latest published address online is 13 Mountain Crest Loop in Bella Vista, was taken into custody on Wednesday and charged with ten counts of Distributing, Possessing. or Viewing Explicit Child Matter.

According to Arkansas Code 5-27-602, Distributing, Possessing, or Viewing of Matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child is a Class C Felony for the first offense and a Class B Felony for each subsequent offense.

No information on the arrest of Cleaveland or his charges have been posted to Arkansas Court Connect through Sunday afternoon. This is a developing story and more details will be released as they become available.

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