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Cops accuse man of child porn possession WEEKS after prison release from disturbing 2015 conviction

Authorities in Arkansas say they arrested a Fayetteville man on suspicion of possessing child pornography just weeks after he relocated to the area following a conviction on similar criminal charges in 2015.

As KFSM reported, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office announced in a Facebook post last month that 35-year-old Joshua Glen Box would be moving to Fayetteville.

“The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of an offense that requires registration with the Arkansas Crime Information Center,” the notification read. “Further his previous criminal history places him in a classification level that reflects the potential to re-offend.”

Investigators say he did re-offend and was indicted earlier this month on multiple criminal counts.

In its May notification, authorities described the suspect’s previous conviction.

“The offense involved the offender possessing thousands of images/videos of minors nude/engaging in sexually explicit conduct,” the sheriff’s office wrote.

“The above subject was evaluated by the Arkansas Department Correction’s Risk Assessment and was determined to be in the Medium Risk category to re-offend.”

Court records indicate Box was booked into Washington County Jail on June 7.

He is expected to face charges including four counts of receiving material involving the sexual exploitation of a minor and one count of possessing material involving the sexual exploitation of a minor under the age of 12.

As of the latest reports available, he remained in federal custody under the order from the federal district court for the state’s Western District.

[Featured image: Joshua Box/Washington County Sheriff’s Office]