Lakeview Man Sentenced for Child Porn

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by Shannon Cay

 

LAKEVIEW, Ark. – A from Lakeview is sentenced to five years in jail after being convicted on 34 counts of distributing and possessing child pornography.

According to online court records, 59-year-old Ronald Mitchell was arrested back in June.

The investigation began with officer received a tip that the inappropriate images of kids were being uploaded to a certain IP Address. That IP address was found to be that of Mitchell.

Police executed a warrant at his home and found 44 pictures and three videos of child porn.

He will serve his time in the local Baxter County Jail. Upon his release, he is ordered to pay just under 27-hundred dollars in court costs and fees.