November 2016

Man pleads guilty to possession of child abuse images

A CHAFFORD HUNDRED man has pled guilty to the possession of hundreds of images of child abuse.

David Comer, aged 58, of Sachfield Drive, Chafford Hundred, made the plea on November 17th at Basildon magistrates court.

The charges were as follows.

  • 1. On or before 16/04/2016 at Grays made an indecent photograph of a child, namely 243 images and 2 movies at category A.

  • 2. On or before 16/04/2016 at Grays made an indecent photograph of a child, namely 281 images and 1 movie at category B.

  • 3. On or before 16/04/2016 at Grays possessed 182 images and 6 movies of extreme pornographic image which portrayed, in an explicit and realistic way, a person performing an act of intercourse an animal, namely horses and dogs.

  • 4. On or before 16/04/2016 at Grays made an indecent photograph of a child, namely 1628 images and 4 movies at category C from exhibits.

Comer is set to be sentenced on December 15th at Basildon Crown Court.