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Amity man charged with 30 counts of distributing child sex abuse materials


AMITY — On April 27, 2024, Arkansas State Police initiated an investigation based on a tip forwarded by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that led to the Tuesday, May 13, 2024, arrest of Ethan Fagan, 31, of Amity.
Fagan was charged with 30 counts of Distributing, Possessing, or Viewing Matter Depicting Sexually Explicit Conduct Involving a Child. Fagan appeared in Clark County Circuit Court the following day and is in custody, being held on a $100,000 bond.
Additional charges are pending as investigators determine what child sexual abuse material images may have been generated using artificial intelligence technology.