August 2015

Pensioner pleads guilty to possessing 25,000 images of child abuse

A pensioner from High Wycombe has pleaded guilty to possessing almost 25,000 indecent photographs of children as well as a hoard of extreme pornographic images involving animals.

George Price, 69, of St Hughs Way, has pleaded guilty to five charges at Aylesbury Crown Court this week and is due to be sentenced next month.

He was charged with three counts of making indecent photographs/ pseudo-photographs of a child, including 23,692 images on a laptop, 37 video images on a laptop and 231 images on a hard drive.

He was also charged on one count of possessing a prohibited image of a child and possessing 157 extreme pornographic images involving animals.

He pleaded guilty at a preliminary hearing at Amersham Crown Court and will be sentenced on September 14.