Now, Corrie, formerly of Annitsford but now living in Westbourne Street, Stockton, Teesside, has walked free from court after magistrates decided it would be more beneficial to give him suspended sentence. Holly Common, prosecuting, said a law enforcement officer first came across Corrie operating a profile under a different name on a photo hosting website called imgsrc.
The prosecutor said the profile also contained folders with pictures of young girls and the officer subsequently made efforts to trace the person behind it. Miss Common said: As a result of enquiries, on September 22officers attended an address in Sex where the defendant was cautioned and arrested. The court heard that, on the device, police found eight category A movies, an image and young movies of category B and 30 images and five movies girl category C. Corrie, who was once involved with a project aimed at getting young people into work, was charged and imgsrc pleaded guilty to three counts of possessing indecent images of children and one of possessing cannabis.
Annalisa Moscardini, mitigating, said Corrie had once been involved in a project trying to get young people into employment and had now had his ambition to become a youth worker destroyed. She said: If he had been looking for penetrative activity, he would have far more category A images. District Judge Lynn N. Burns will also be required to register as a sex offender.
Man who dreamed of becoming youth worker caught with indecent images of children - Chronicle Live
He pleaded guilty to the charges May This investigation began after an abandoned briefcase was turned over to the Brazoria County Sheriff's Office that was found to contain child pornography. Authorities believed it was part of an active investigation involving Burns and forwarded it to HSI.
Compact discs recovered from the abandoned briefcase contained images and two videos of child pornography, along with personal and family photos. Burns had previously been identified as a person of interest during an online undercover investigation in which he solicited nude and hardcore images of minors aged 12 to 17 via imgsrc.
Keeping Kids Safe From Sex Offenders
During an interview with Burns the following day, he claimed that used the Internet to locate child pornography, but that he did so in order to report it to website administrators. Burns also possessed pictures of former students, which he had posted onto his Flickr account. Parents across the nation are now wondering what can be done to keep their children safe.
Two registered sex offenders in Florida are charged with the murder of two young girls just weeks apart. It's calling into question the system of registering and tracking sex offenders. He says a proposal before Florida legislators would change that.
Lawmakers there want longer prison sentences for first time sex offenders. The Florida house has passed the Jessica Lunsford Act which would set a mandatory sentence of 25 years to life in prison for people who molest children under the age of And if offenders serve less than life, they would be required to wear a device that would allow authorities to track their every move.
Sheriff Kirk says a similar proposal, if considered in Texas, would help when doing registered sex offender compliance checks.