October 2017

Pervert caught by paedophile hunting team

A pervert has walked free from court after he spoke sexually to someone online who he believed was a child

Unemployed Jordan Scott Hewson of Newport appeared at Newport Crown Court where he admitted: 

  • Attempting to incite a child to engage in sexual activity

  • Causing a child to watch a sexual act

  • Attempting to cause a child to watch a sex act

  • Sexual communication with a child

The court heard that Hewson had contacted the online profile of someone who he believed was a 14-year-old. As well as sexually explicit chat, Hewson sent images of his penis and pictures of oral sexual activity

However, the child did not exist, and was actually a member of online child protection team ‘Totnes Justice’

Hewson was sentenced to:

  • A three year community order

  • 100 Hours Unpaid Work

  • To sign sex offenders register for five years

  • Sexual harm prevention order for five years

  • Victim Surcharge £85.00