February 2018

Pervert caught by paedophile hunting team ‘Team Impact’

An already convicted paedophile who sent sexual messages to who he believed was a child has been jailed after he was caught by paedophile hunting team 

Michael Brown, 32 of Brighton appeared at Crown Court where he faced five charges including:

  • Engaging a female child aged between 13-15 into sexual activity

  • Three counts of making or possessing indecent images of children

  • Breaching a previous sexual offences prevention order

The court was told that this was the third time that Brown had been convicted of sexual offences that related to children.

The judge sentenced Brown to five and half years imprisonment

He told Brown that he must register as a sex offender for life and he imposed a sexual harm prevention order for an indefinite period