August 2018

Convicted sex offender admits having indecent images of children

A convicted sex offender admitted being found with a string of indecent images of children and breaching a court order put in place to prevent his future offending.

Stephen Tweed, 62, of Drayton Road, Norwich, who has a previous conviction for possessing and distributing indecent images of children, pleaded guilty to downloading indecent photographs of children between February 21 and March 7 this year, possession of prohibited images on March 6 and April 19 this year, which included 82 prohibited images of children, and downloading indecent images of children on April 19 this year.

Tweed also admitted downloading indecent images of children between April 1 and 20 this year and two breaches of his sexual harm prevention order.

Judge Anthony Bate adjourned sentencing at Norwich Crown Court until September 12.

April 2014

Man from King’s Lynn admits possessing and distributing indecent images of children

A man from King’s Lynn has admitted possessing and distributing indecent images of children.

Stephen Tweed, 58, of Samphire, King’s Lynn, appeared before Norwich Crown Court today where he pleaded guilty to a series of charges.

He pleaded guilty to five counts of distributing indecent photographs, pseudo-photographs, DVDs and CDs of children, and he admitted five counts of possessing indecent photographs of children for show.

He also admitted one count of possessing extreme pornographic images involving an animal.

The offences are all alleged to have happened between January 1 and December 31 last year.

Tweed, who was represented in court by William Carter, was remanded in custody. He will next appear in court on May 15.