October 2015

Doctor found guilty of making, possessing and distributing child sex images and movies

On 16 October 2015, Dr. Graeme Harrington pleaded guilty to 11 counts of making, possessing and distributing child sex images and movies

The hearing heard that Harrington had also distributed the images and movies to other paedophiles online

In total over 29,000 images were discovered on Harringtons computer. Of which almost 1000 were classed in the highest category, which showed children being raped or tortured.

Dr Harrington was charged on 8 August 2015 and at his first appearance in court, he pleaded guilty to all the counts and in due course received an immediate custodial sentence of a total of 20 months.

  • On 16 October 2015 at the Crown Court at Guildford Dr. Graeme Harrington was convicted upon indictment of:

  • a. Count 1: Making an indecent photograph or pseudo-photograph of a child; Found Proved

  • b. Count 2: Making an indecent photograph or pseudo-photograph of a child; Found Proved

  • c. Count 3: Making an indecent photograph or pseudo-photograph of a child; Found Proved

  • d. Count 4: Making an indecent photograph or pseudo-photograph of a child; Found Proved

  • e. Count 5: Making an indecent photograph or pseudo-photograph of a child; Found Proved

  • f. Count 6: Possession of an indecent photograph or pseudo-photograph of a child; Found Proved

  • g. Count 7: Possession of extreme pornographic images-act of intercourse/oral sex with a dead/alive animal; Found Proved

  • h. Count 8: Possession of prohibited images of children; Found Proved

  • i. Count 9: Possession of prohibited images of children; Found Proved

  • j. Count 10: Distributing an indecent photograph or pseudo-photograph of a child; Found Proved

  • k. Count 11: Distributing an indecent photograph or pseudo-photograph of a child. Found Proved 2.

  • On 6 November 2015 you were sentenced to:

  • a. Count 1: 12 months imprisonment (Concurrent); Found Proved as amended

  • b. Count 2: 1 month imprisonment (Concurrent); Found Proved

  • c. Count 3: 16 months imprisonment (Concurrent); Found Proved

  • d. Count 4:6 months imprisonment (Concurrent); Found Proved

  • e. Count 5: 3 months imprisonment (Concurrent); Found Proved

  • f. Count 6: 4 months imprisonment (Concurrent); Found Proved

  • g. Count 7: 1 month imprisonment (Concurrent); Found Proved

  • h. Count 8:1 month imprisonment (Concurrent); Found Proved

  • i. Count 9: 3 months imprisonment (Concurrent); Found Proved

  • j. Count 10: 20 months imprisonment (Effective Sentence); Found Proved

  • k. Count 11:20 months imprisonment (Concurrent). Found Proved

  • ii. a Sexual Harm Order (SHPO) for a period of 10 years under

    s.103 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003; Found Proved

  • iii. to sign the Sex Offenders Register for 10 years;

    3. By virtue of your conviction and sentence, you are subject to notification

    requirements as a sex offender, for a period of 10 years. Found Proved