November 2018: Received a suspended jail sentence. 

He has been made the subject of a 12-month jail sentence suspended for 24 months and a 10-year sexual harm prevention order. He will also pay £1,000 court costs.

November 2018

Swadlincote pervert admits making more than 400 indecent images of a child

A 54-year-old pervert from Swadlincote has admitted making more than 400 indecent images and movies of a child.

Mark Kennard, of Clifton Close, Swadlincote, appeared at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court where he pleaded guilty to the charges.

He admitted making 93 category A images and movies of a child under 18; 94 Category B; and 329 Category C, in Swadlincote, between 2009 and 2017.

He also admitted possession of a prohibited image of a child in Swadlincote in 2017; and admitted distributing one Category B indecent movie of children in Swadlincote on November 23, 2016.

He is due to attend Stafford Crown Court on Tuesday, November 6, when he will be sentenced.

Kennard answers unconditional bail until that date.