October 2017

Man jailed for having and making indecent images of children

A man has been sentenced in connection with possessing and making indecent images of children.

Officers obtained a warrant to search an address on Sunday, January 29, 2017.

A number of devices were seized from the address and after examination were found to contain indecent images of children.

Hugh Gardiner, 36, of Dereham Road, Norwich in Norfolk pleaded not guilty at Colchester Magistrates’ Court in January 2017.

He was sentenced at Ipswich Crown Court today, Thursday, October 5, to 26 months in prison.

Gardiner was also given a sexual harm prevention order for 10 months and has been put on the sex offenders register for 10 years.