June 2018: McGrane appeared in court after breaching his sexual offences prevention order. Living in Boghall, Bathgate

July 2015

Pervert caught with 80,000 indecent images of children

A pervert has avoided a prison sentence after he was caught with 80,000 indecent images of children.

Stuart McGrane, 29 of Bathgate but formerly Livingston in West Lothian appeared at court where he admitted downloading and possessing indecent images of children

The court was told that McGrane who owned his own photography company had accumulated a vast hoard of images which showed children being sexually abused or exploited. 

McGrane searched for and downloaded the images for his own sexual gratification

McGrane was made subject to a three year supervision order and is restricted from having any unsupervised contact with children under the age of 16