Upskirt pervert who took pictures of schoolgirls and women jailed for a year
A 26-year-old man who took pictures up skirts of schoolgirls and women in public has been jailed for a year.
Daniel Jones, of Fairlie Drive, Rainhill, was sentenced to 12 months in prison after appearing at Liverpool Crown Court on Friday, January 17 2020.
Jones took pictures using a mobile phone camera up skirts of schoolgirls and women at supermarkets, shopping centres and train stations.
He was reported acting suspiciously in a supermarket and after officers searched his devices, they discovered Jones was in possession of a number of videos and images, including some featuring schoolchildren.
Jones admitted an act outraging public decency, at various locations, between May 9, 2017 and May 10, 2018.
He pleaded guilty to taking eight indecent photographs of children and one count of voyeurism.
In addition to the imprisonment, Jones must also sign the Sex Offenders Register and comply with a Sexual Harm Prevention Order for 10 years.
Creepy pervert secretly filmed up skirts of young girls and women
An upskirt pervert today admitted targeting young girls and women in a series of sick offences.
Daniel Jones , 26, secretly filmed up the skirts of females of various ages, including children .
According to the charge, he “in a public place committed an act outraging public decency by behaving in an indecent manner”, namely filmed his victims “without their knowledge or permission”.
He also pleaded guilty to taking eight indecent photographs of children, at unknown locations, between the same dates.
Jones accepted that he took Category C – the least serious category – photos of these young victims.
He also admitted voyeurism – “recording a private act” – between the same dates, again at an unknown location.
According to the charge, Jones “recorded another person doing a private act with the intention that it would, for the purpose of obtaining sexual gratification, look at an image of that other person doing the act, knowing that the other person did not consent to your recording the act with that intention”.
Jones, who has no previous convictions, denied a further charge of possessing indecent images of children
The judge granted Jones unconditional bail, until his sentencing on January 17 next year