June 2021

Sheffield paedophile pleads guilty after being caught with indecent images of children

A judge has told a man who was caught with indecent images of children that he faces all possible sentencing options.

Sheffield Crown Court heard on June 7 how Phillip Gill, aged 30, of Wybourn House Road, near Park Hill, Sheffield, was caught with indecent still images and moving images of children including images from categories A, B and C, with A being the most serious.

Gill pleaded guilty to three counts of making indecent images including; 34 category A still images and 43 category A movng images; 46 category B still images and six category B moving images; and 236 category C still images and 23 category C moving images.

The three counts related to a time between June 18, 2017, and May 4, 2019.

Judge David Dixon adjourned the case until July 5 and requested a probation pre-sentence report before releasing Gill on unconditional bail. He told Gill all sentencing options remain open.