Man arrested, charged with harming children

Saline County Sheriff's Office, with assistance from several other agencies, arrested a man for allegedly using a false identity to contact young children.

Douglas E. Callaway, 47, of Shannon Hills allegedly used a false identity, Billy Thompson, to contact young children on social media sites, said Amanda Best, administrative assistant for the Saline County Sheriff.

Anyone with information about more possible victims in connection with this case should contact Detective R. Schwin at 501-303-5608.

Callaway was charged with employing, using, coercing or engaging a child in sexually explicit conduct and possession of visual or printed material depicting explicit sexual conduct involving a child.

"There is zero tolerance on any crimes against children in this county and the Saline County Sheriff's Office will aggressively investigate these types of crimes," said Sheriff Cleve Barfield.

Saline County Proscuting Attorney's Office, Arkansas State Police Crimes against Children Division, Arkansas State Crime Lab and Cooper-Anthony Mercy Child Advocacy Center assisted with the case.