Arrest made in juvenile sexual assault case

HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. – A man is accused of sex crimes against children in a press release Friday from the Cleburne County Sheriff’s Office.

Detectives from concluded a year-long investigation in a juvenile sexual assault case, the release says, arresting Scott Linn, 57 of Quitman, for one count of rape, and one count of sexual assault. Linn is currently being held in the Cleburne County Jail on a $150,000 bond.

The Sheriff’s Office, along with Quitman Police Department and the Heber Springs SWAT team executed a search warrant at Linn’s residence and business Thursday, seizing several electronic devices. The case involves two separate victims, but detectives are continuing to investigate as they have reason to believe there may be more victims that haven’t come forward.

If you have any additional information regarding this case, or other victims, you are encouraged to contact the Cleburne County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division during business hours at 501-362-8143.

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.



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