May 2016

Pervert jailed after being caught with sick child images and using fake online profiles


AN Irvine sex offender caught with indecent images of children has been jailed.

William Wood, 47, had the pictures between October 26 and December 3 in Lugton Court.

At Kilmarnock Sheriff Court last week, Wood, a registered sex offender, also failed to notify police of a bogus name he used online.

Wood failed within the specified three day period to tell officers at Irvine Police Office he was using the name ‘Cassandra Stevens’ online between October 1, 2014 and December 3, 2015.

He also admitted a charge of failing to inform the police of other personal details between October 1 and October 22 last year.

Appearing from custody last week, Wood pleaded guilty to all three charges.

He was sentenced to a total of 18 months in prison backdated toCJanuary 20 when he was first remanded in custody.