Kesgrave man charged with making indecent images of children and possessing extreme pornography

Man with indecent images spared jail

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A Kesgrave man has appeared in court charged with five offences of making indecent images of a child and possessing extreme pornography.

Colin Dowsett, of St Crispins Close, did not enter a plea when he appeared before South East Suffolk Magistrates Court in Ipswich.

The 60-year-old is accused of having nearly 2,800 indecent images of children.

He is also accused of possessing an image portraying a person performing an act of intercourse with a live unknown animal.

Prosecutor Colette Harper said the case was not suitable for trial at magistrates court due to the seriousness of the charges and the number of Category A images – the most serious grading for child pornography.

Dowsett’s case was committed to Ipswich Crown Court.

His next appearance is scheduled for June 25.

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Dowsett was told his trial window was between October 26 and December 4.

At the end of the hearing he was released on conditional bail.