October 2016

Man spared jail after admitting downloading indecent images of children


A man who admitted downloading indecent images of children onto his computer was warned by a judge if he offends again he will be sent to jail.

Peter James Wright, 39, of Abergele was handed a 10-month prison sentence, suspended for two years, at Caernarfon Crown Court .

Wright was told he must carry out extensive work with probation officers to address his offending behaviour.

Judge Merfyn Hughes QC directed he live at premises approved by probation officers for the next six months.

He warned Wright: “If you do not comply with the order, or commit further offences in the next two years, you will be brought back to court and you will be sent to prison.”

Wright was also made the subject of a Sexual Harm Prevention Order and must sign the Sex Offenders Register for 10 years.

The judge ordered the computer equipment seized by police at his home be forfeited