Arkansas man accused of multiple crimes against children.

Barry Walker, 58 charged with 34 counts of rap hie, 29 counts of computer child exploitation, 28 counts of producing directing, or promoting a sexual performance by a child, and 29 counts of engaging children in sexually explicit conduct for use in a visual or print medium. photo Pike County Arkansas Jail

Barry Alan Walker of Glenwood, Arkansas is charged with 34 counts of rape, 29 counts of computer child exploitation, 28 counts of producing directing, or promoting a sexual performance by a child, and 29 counts of engaging children in sexually explicit conduct for use in a visual or print medium. He is being held in Pike County Arkansas jail.

This is a story that we are going to follow closely. Clark County Prosecuting Attorney, Dan Turner is still gathering evidence.

Charges in Pike County, Arkansas include allegations of sexual assault against four separate minor children. One is reported to be a female minor child. It is possible that there are three more child victims in Pike County, Arkansas. A Criminal information request was filed against Walker in Pike County Circuit Court for allegations involving seven separate children.  Nine additional charges related to 9 other children were made in Clark County, Arkansas. It is possible that there are more child victims in Clark County Arkansas. Charges include rape, computer exploitation of a child in the first degree, producing, directing, or promoting a sexual performance by a child, engaging children in sexually explicit conduct for use in a visual or print medium, and distributing, possessing, or viewing of matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child.

Apparently, Walker has been raping children since 1997 and getting away with it. At one time, he was a doctor, and in 1999, he lost his license to practice because of sexual misconduct with a child in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Walker has been raping children since 1997 and getting away with it. At one time, he was a doctor, and in 1999, he lost his license to practice because of sexual misconduct with a child in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Pike County District Attorney, Jana Bradford and Barry Walker are cousins. Jana Bradford has a history of protecting drug dealers, child rapists, and murderers that most locals will not talk much about, but one local is speaking out:

The case is being investigated by Investigator John Jones of the 9th-West Judicial District Drug Task Force, where Jana Bradford, Barry Walker’s cousin, was just re-elected as the prosecutor. Clark County Sheriff, Jason Watson, and Pike County Sheriff, Travis Hill are investigating as well. Travis Hill of course, will do whatever Bradford tells him to do which is usually to allow the drug dealers and rapists to run around freely. Assistance has been provided by the Arkansas State Police, the Union County Sheriff’s Department, the Garland County Sheriff’s Department, El Dorado Police Department, Springdale Police Department, and the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Department.

Walker is being held in the Pike County Jail.  The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Sheriff Jason Watson with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office at (870) 223-3860 or Investigator John Jones with the Pike County Sheriff’s Office at (870) 784-2591.

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