June 2013

Pervert jailed at Northampton Crown Court for sex offences

A pervert has been jailed and told he must sign the sex offender register for the next decade after being convicted of sex offences.

Matthew Ibbeson, aged 34, from Northampton, was convicted at Northampton Crown Court last week of six child sex offences, including two charges relating to indecent photographs of children.

Ibbeson was sentenced to a total of 22 months in prison

February 2013

Northampton man charged with sex offences

A Northampton man facing charges including sexually assaulting a child and possessing extreme pornography has appeared in court.

Matthew Ibbeson, aged 34, of Springwood Court, Goldings, appeared via a video link at Northampton Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, where he was refused bail.

Ibbeson faces charges of sexually touching a girl under 13, inciting a girl under 13 to engage in sexual activity, taking, making and possessing an indecent photograph of a child and possession of extreme pornographic material.

The court heard the assault, incitement and indecent image charges relate to a young girl.

No pleas have been entered but John Weaver, defending, said Ibbeson denied the charges of sexual assault and inciting sexual activity.

He said: “His week in custody has been a salutary lesson.”

Ibbeson appeared from HMP Woodhill, wearing a grey Ellesse jumper and grey jogging bottoms.

He shook his head as the prosecution read out details of the case against him, and appeared to wipe away a tear as he was told he would be remanded in custody.

Ibbeson will be before the same court in March, for his case to be committed to the Crown Court.