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South Fort Smith resident headed to prison with six year saddle following child porn plea deal


Richard Coy Callahan,

A 43-year-old Fort Smith deviant who was arrested back in March on three count0s of Distributing, Possessing, or Viewing of a Matter Depicting Sexually Explicit Conduct Involving a Child was sentenced to six years in prison with an additional fourteen years suspended in Circuit Court proceedings in Sebastian County earlier this week.


Richard Coy Callahan, who lived approximately one-half-mile from Cook Elementary school in Fort Smith, was actually given six years on each of the three counts but the judge set the sentences to run concurrently.


Callahan was also hit with 390 months of suspended sentences total, but those will also run concurrently once he is released from prison. He will also have tom register as a sex offender once released, pay a $250 sex offender registration fee and repay $150 in court cost at $60 per month started 90 days afte5r that release.




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