LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (September 25, 2014) – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that agents from his office have arrested a Garland County teacher for possession of child pornography.
Zachary Thomas Nehus, 42, of Hot Springs was arrested this afternoon on 30 counts of distributing, possessing or viewing matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child, a Class C felony. Nehus bonded out of the Garland County Detention Center on a $75,000 bond on Friday.
According to Aaron Sadler of the Attorney General's office, Nehus was employed by St. John's middle school at the time of his arrest.
Dennis Lee with the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock stated that Nehus was placed on administrative leave on Thursday.