April 2018

Pervert spared prison 

A 60-year-old man who made more than 170 indecent images of children was spared jail.

John Keegan appeared at Coventry Magistrates’ Court where he pleaded guilty to creating the images between February 2016 and July 2017.

The 60-year-old, of Harnall Lane East, Hillfields, admitted making once indecent image of a child in category A (the most serious category), one in category B and 171 indecent images in category C.

He was handed a 16-week prison sentence which was suspended for two years and he will sign the Sex Offenders’ Registers for seven years.

Keegan was also made subject to a sexual harm prevention order, fined £100 and ordered to pay £185 court costs and a £115 victim surcharge.