Moulton man admits distributing images of child abuse and owning illegal handguns

A 32-year-old man from Moulton has admitted distributing indecent images of children and possessing two handguns without a firearms certificate.

Thursday, 1st September 2016, 6:00 am
Northampton Crown Court

Andrew Curtis, of Eynon Close, appeared at Northampton Crown Court after he was charged with downloading and distributing images of child abuse.

The court heard the offences related to a period between 2012 and 2014 and the images were in the most serious ‘A’ category, as well as B and C classed images.

Curtis, who pleaded guilty to all the charges against him, was also charged with owning two handguns without a forearms certificate.

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A sentencing date in October was set for the case.

Judge Michael Fowler told Curtis, who appeared in court in a wheelchair, said “he should be in no doubt custody was the likely outcome of the case.”