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Benton woman arrested on child pornography charges


LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Tim Griffin today issued the following statement regarding the arrest of Regina Mai Allen, 27, of Benton on 20 counts of distributing, possessing, or viewing of matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child:

“Special agents in my office’s Special Investigations Division arrested Allen after executing a search warrant at her home. I am grateful to the special agents in my office who investigated this case and thankful to the Benton Police Department for its assistance. My office will continue its fight against those who prey on Arkansas’s children.”

Allen was booked Thursday into the Saline County Detention Center, where she is currently being held pending a bond hearing.