August 2018

Convicted paedophile re-offends

A Suffolk painter and decorator with an addiction to viewing children being sexually abused has been jailed for 16 months after more than 300 indecent images of children were found on his computers hard drive.

Public protection unit officers who went to Giles Croucher’ flat in Saxmundham found a portable drive hidden under clothing in a bedroom drawer 

When it was examined, it was found to contain images showing the rape and torture of children. 

Croucher admitted three offences of making indecent images of children and in addition to being jailed he was made subject to a sexual harm prevention order for ten years and was told that he must register as a sex offender for ten years 

Prosecution told the court that Croucher had previous convictions for sexual offences in 2002, 2005 and 2008