January 2018

Child abuse images admitted by man

MAGISTRATES have committed Peter Jarvis to Swindon Crown Court for sentencing after he pleaded guilty to charges of making and possessing images and films of child abuse and extreme pornography.

The 56-year-old made 12 photographs and 40 moving images judged to be in the worst category.

He also admitted making more than 1,900 images and possession of 19 prohibited movies of children in category C, with 12 in category B and two extreme pornographic movies featuring bestiality.

The five offences all happened between 2010 and May last year. Jarvis, of Winton Road, was ordered to register immediately with the police at Gablecross station as a sex offender and was granted bail until February 16 on condition that he has no unsupervised contact with a child under 16.