POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A Poplar Bluff man previously convicted of a child pornography charge was arrested after he allegedly downloaded and shared child pornography while residing near a school.
Kevin M. Sivley attempted to run from police when they arrived at his home in the 600 block of Neoma Street Wednesday, Even though he attempted to run, police said they were able to arrest him based on information he was downloading child pornography.
The 39-year-old admitted to downloading and sharing child pornography, officials said. He was also living within 1,000-feet of a school, a violation of his earlier release.
After his arrest, the Poplar Bluff Police Department requested no bond be issued to Sivley because he poses a danger to children and the public.
According to court records, in 2004, Sivley was convicted for possession of child pornography in Alabama. In 2007 and 2011 he was arrested for failing to register as a sex offender in Alabama and in 2013, he was arrested for a probation violation in Michigan.
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