November 2017

Paedophile admits making 700 indecent images and movies involving children

A 45-year-old paedophile has admitted making more than 700 indecent images and movies of children over a four-year period.

Justin Hammerton, of Church Street, Church Gresley, has appeared at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court charged with three counts of making indecent images and movies.

He was also in possession of an extreme pornographic image involving a person, a horse and a dog, the court was told.

Hammerton pleaded guilty to making 314 category A indecent photographs and 23 indecent movies of children.

Category A is the most serious kind. He also admitted making 272 indecent images and one movie of a child classed as category B and 273 indecent photographs and two indecent movies of children that were Category C.

He also admitted possession of an extreme pornographic image involving a person, a horse and a dog involved in a sexual act.

The offences all took place in Church Gresley between February 11, 2013, and June 14, this year.

Hammerton is now due to attend Derby Crown Court on November 23 for sentencing and he answers conditional bail not to associate with any child under 16 unless accompanied by an adult.

 

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