January 2019

Flint man caught with thousands of indecent images of children

A Flint man was caught with thousands of indecent images of children he downloaded as well as images of extreme pornography depicting bestiality, a court heard.

Leszek Markowski’s home in Brushwood Avenue, Flint, was searched by police on a warrant and a series of indecent images were found on two devices.

Forensic investigation of the hardware showed he had downloaded 118 images and 411 A films, both in the highest category A of illegality.

Markowski, 44, was also found to have 95 indecent images and 47 films, both in category B, as well as 3,833 indecent images classified as category C as well as 192 film clips of the same category.

He also had 101 prohibited images of children and 21 images and two films portraying bestiality.

Markowski had admitted to being the sole owner of both devices.

The magistrates declined jurisdiction and sent his case to Mold Crown Court for sentencing