November 2018

Man pleads guilty to multiple indecent images charges after major police operation in Tintagel

A man who was arrested following a major police operation in Tintagel has pleaded guilty to multiple charges of possessing extreme pornographic images.

Jerome Dangar, aged 44, was arrested on Friday after police swarmed around the King Arthur Arms Inn.

He appeared before Truro Magistrates’ Court on Saturday and pleaded guilty pleaded guilty to nine charges of possessing extreme pornographic images (Beastiality)

He pleaded not guilty to one charge of being in possession of an indecent image of a child.

More than a dozen police officers, and a police dog handler, took part in the planned raid.

The operation was led by police in Staffordshire and was supported by officers from Devon and Cornwall Police.

Three police vans and two other police vehicles parked up in the car park behind the King Arthur’s Arms Inn in the morning. They remained at the scene for much of the day.

Today – Monday – a spokesperson from Staffordshire Police said: “Following an investigation by Staffordshire Police, a man has been arrested and charged with being in possession of indecent images.

“Jerome Dangar, aged 44, from the Tintagel area of Cornwall, was arrested on Friday 2 November by detectives from Staffordshire Police, assisted by colleagues from Devon and Cornwall Police.

“He was charged and appeared before Truro Magistrates’ Court on Saturday morning (3 November) where he pleaded guilty to nine charges and not guilty to one further charge.”

He was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Truro Crown Court for sentencing later this month.