August 2018

paedophile jailed after trying to meet with a child

A 37-year-old paedophile has been jailed after trying to meet with a child.

Craig Fraser, formerly of the Strand, Walmer, was arrested in his car in Whitfield, Dover, on Thursday, May 17.

Officers from the Paedophile Online Investigation Team had evidence suggesting Fraser had been planning to meet with a child.

After being arrested, he admitted what he had been planning to do was wrong.

His phone was seized, along with electronic devices from his property, and he was charged with attempting to engage in sexual activity with a child, attempting to incite a girl to engage in sexual activity and arranging/facilitating the commission of a child sex offence.

Fraser, who pleaded guilty to the charges, was jailed for four years, six months at Canterbury Crown Court on