East Huntspill man receives community order over explicit images
pensioner from near Burnham-On-Sea who stored thousands of images
of child pornography on his computer has been handed a community
order by a judge.
Raymond Cox, 62, of Church Close in East Huntspill, pleaded guilty
to ten counts of making indecent photographs of children and was
given a community order at Taunton Crown Court last Friday (March
Cox stored more than 10,000 indecent images of children on his
computer's hard drive dating back to 2004, the court heard.
Judge Michael Longman placed
Cox on the sex offenders' register for five years and handed him
a three-year community order.
judge told the hearing: "These were images of young children
being exploited by adults for the sexual gratification of other
adults like yourself. I need to do what I can to protect children
in the future."