PARK HILLS, Missouri- The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control announces the arrest of Clinton G. Hester, 33, of Park Hills, Missouri, for possession of child pornography, on February 17, 2017. The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Division of Drug and Crime Control’s Digital Forensics Investigative Unit. Hester is being held in the St. François County Jail. The Patrol was assisted by the Park Hills Police Department.

Hester’s residence is about 1,000 feet away from an elementary school.

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On Friday, investigators executed a search warrant at Hester’s residence located in the 700 block of West Buckley Street, in Park Hills. As a result of the contact, investigators located child pornography and computer equipment used to commit the crimes. Hester was arrested and transported to the St. Francis County Jail. The St. Francois County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office formally charged Hester with five counts of possession of child pornography, and bond was set at $125,000.