March 2019

Bulford man with over 600 indecent images of children avoids prison

Nigel Waite was also found with a pornographic image involving an animal.

The 37-year-old, from Salisbury Road in Bulford, was sentenced at South East Wiltshire Magistrates’ Court on the 19th February.

Waite was found in possession of:

  • 78 Category A indecent images of a child, which show a child involved in penetrative sexual activity

  • 126 Category B indecent images of a child, which involve non-penetrative sexual activity

  • 427 Category C indecent images of a child, which involve images of erotic posing

  • 7 prohibited images of a child

  • An extreme pornographic image which portrayed, in an explicit and realistic way, a person performing an act of intercourse or oral sex with a live or dead unknown animal and which was grossly offensive, disgusting or otherwise of an obscene character.

In sentencing the judge took into consideration his guilty plea to all charges.

He was been given a four month suspended prison sentence and ordered to carry 240 hours of unpaid of work.

Waite has been a sexual harm prevention order and has been prohibited from:

  • Possessing any computer, or similar device capable of accessing the internet, unless he informs the local police forces.

  • Purchasing, downloading or obtaining any software capable of overwriting computer memory.

  • Using any device capable of accessing the internet unless: (i) It has the capacity to retain and display the history of internet use, and (ii) The device is made available on request for inspection by a Police officer or support staff member.

  • Deleting such internet history mentioned above.

He’s also been ordered to pay £200 in costs.