McMinneville man arrested in child porn case
Mar 21,2008 00:00 by Cheryl McDermott

NEWBERG-DUNDEE, Ore. -- Police announced on Thursday the arrest of a 54-year old McMinnville man, a small business owner in Dundee, Oregon, in connection with an internet pornography case involving young children.

According to Newberg-Dundee Police Sgt. Tim Weaver, Robert Charles Smiley was lodged in the Yamhill County Jail in McMinnville after being arrested at his business.

Smiley was charged with ten counts of encouraging child sexual abuse for allegedly storing and viewing child porn on both his home and business computers, Weaver said. He is scheduled to appear in circuit court Friday afternoon.

Although the investigation is continuing, police do not believe there are any other persons in the local area involved in the case.