BEND, OR -- A Bend man has been arrested and charged with 36 counts of First Degree Encouraging Sex Abuse of a Child. Bend Police received information from the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force that 42 year old Richard Alan Stalford had uploaded more than 2 dozen images of children engaged in sex acts. He was stopped by police yesterday morning and taken into custody. At the same time a search warrant was served at Stalford’s apartment and police say more evidence was seized. He is lodged in the county jail.