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Gearhart man accused of compelling child pornography

He allegedly attempted to sell the material
By Jack Heffernan

The Daily Astorian

Published on February 19, 2018 4:30PM

Last changed on February 20, 2018 10:02AM

A Gearhart man has been accused of crimes related to child pornography.

Samuel Roy Polan, 39, allegedly compelled a child to engage in sexually explicit activity and either recorded it or took a photograph. He then allegedly attempted to sell the material.

Polan has been charged with using a child in a display of sexually explicit conduct and first-degree encouraging child sex abuse. Bail has been set at $500,00. He will be arraigned in Circuit Court on Friday if indicted.


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