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Benton man charged with possession of child pornography

(Source: Scott County Sheriff's Department) (Source: Scott County Sheriff's Department)
SCOTT COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

A man from Benton, Missouri is in trouble with the law, accused of having child pornography in his possession.

According to the Scott County Sheriff's Department, 40-year-old Derek Mims faces a charge of possession of child pornography.

Sheriff Rick Walter said the charge was filed after police got a tip that Mims had images depicting kids under the age of 18 in sexual poses or having sexual contact with other people on his cell phone.

The sheriff said Mims posted bond on Wednesday. He'll be in court next month.

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