May 2017

Carlisle man spared prison for downloading child sex abuse images

A pervert aged 63 has picked up his first criminal conviction – for downloading scores of child sex abuse pictures.

David Ogilvie was visited by police in November last year. It was discovered he had downloaded the illicit material over a period of several years.

Ogilvie was sentenced today (THURS) at Carlisle Crown Court.

He had previously admitted three counts of making indecent photographs of children, and one possession offence. Some of the 161 illegal images were classed in category A – the most serious.

Ogilvie – married and a man of previous good character – was said to be “disgusted with himself”, and had since voluntarily sought specialist help.

After hearing mitigation, Judge Peter Hughes QC suspended a 16-month jail term for two years. Judge Hughes imposed a community order, comprising a rehabilitation requirement, and a £5,000 fine.

Ogilvie, of Housesteads Road, Carlisle, must also sign the sex offenders’ register for 10 years, and is subject to a sexual harm prevention order for the same period.

April 2017

Carlisle man admits indecent image charges

A Carlisle man has appeared at the magistrates court on Rickergate, Carlisle, charged with three-offences of making indecent photo/pseudo photos of a child.

59-category A images; with 33-category B images and 69-category C images, he also possessed indecent photo/pseudo photos of children namely 161-images in category A, B, and C, the most serious category of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 is category A.

All offences relate to dates between April 1, 2013 and January 28, 2016.

David Ogilvie, 63, gave his address as Housteads Road, Carlisle, he pleaded guilty to the 4-offences.

He will be sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court on May 5.