November 2016

No prison term for Monmouth man after possessing indecent images

A MONMOUTH man has avoided a prison sentence after pleading guilty to two counts of possessing indecent images.

Richard Hounslow, of Castle Close, Monmouth, appeared at Cardiff Crown Court on Monday (7th November) charged with two counts of possessing indecent images of children.

Hounslow, who is 33, was found in possession of 37 images in category A, the most severe kind, and three in category B.

Judge Harris-Jenkins gave Hounslow a three year community order, 100 hours of community service and a five-year sexual harm prevention order.