Man, 33, in court charged with possessing 9,000 indecent images of children


David Carey part ofed for a brief hearing at North Tyneside Magistrates’ Court where he brazenly nine charges.

The 33-year-old is accused of possessing thousands of indecent aspects of children, some of which were allegedly of an “extreme” kind.

Carey, of Langdale Put up the shutters seal, Longbenton, spoke only to confirm his name and tell the court his date of origin and address.

He is accused of three of making an indecent image/pseudo-photograph of a baby, three of possessing an indecent photograph/pseudo-photograph of a child, one of possessing an bounds pornographic image, which involved sexual activity with an organism, and one of possessing a prohibited image of a child.

Laura Lax, prosecuting, said the stated offences took place between November 1, 2012 and February 25, 2016 at his at ease in Longbenton.

She said the charges related to photos and movies of category A, the most solemn, to category C, the least serious, and were allegedly found on a phone, thought stick and lap top.

Ms Lax said: “These charges are not suitable to be dealt with at this court .

“There’s a covey of charges. It’s allegedly about 9,000 images and some are extreme.

“There’s also a debit of distribution of a small amount of category A images.

“It’s clearly beyond any budding sentencing powers of this court.”

Magistrates declined jurisdiction and the occasion was sent to Newcastle Crown Court, where Carey will next occur on February 1.

He was granted conditional bail until that date.

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