April 2021

Carlisle man, 70, admits child abuse image offences

A Carlisle pensioner has pleaded guilty to allegations of downloading  indecent child images.

At Carlisle Crown Court, Kenneth Edward McNabb, 70, of Ellesmere Way, Morton, entered guilty pleas to two allegations.

The first relating to him making, or downloading, an indecent child image which was classed as a Category B image – the second most serious of its kind.

He did this between November 30, 2019 and January 1 last year.

The defendant also admitted a like offence, committed during the same period, but involving a Category C indecent image of a child.

The pensioner – known also as Kenneth Hargadon and Haragadon – also admitted doing an act that was prohibited by a sexual harm prevention order.

This was deleting images from his laptop 

The order related “historic sexual offences” . Sentencing in his case was adjourned until May 17 so background reports can be prepared.