GOREFIELD: MAN OF 63 CHARGED WITH POSSESSING 1,000 PORN PICTURES OF CHILDREN

A SIXTY-three-year-old Gorefield man charged with possessing more than 1,000 pornographic photos of children has been committed to stand trial at Cambridge Crown Court. Colin Wright, of Fendyke Lane, is also charged with making indecent images of children

A SIXTY-three-year-old Gorefield man charged with possessing more than 1,000 pornographic photos of children has been committed to stand trial at Cambridge Crown Court.

Colin Wright, of Fendyke Lane, is also charged with making indecent images of children over a seven year period.

It is alleged that Wright was found in possession of 1,201 photographs - including five movies -- in Gorefield on June 30 last year.

Such pictures are graded from one to five, according to the Copine scale, devised by Cork University, with level one being the mildest.


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It is alleged that two pictures involved in that charge were level four; 27 were level two, and the rest were level one.

Wright also faces 15 charges of making an indecent photograph of a child, on various dates between April 2000 and June 2007. Twelve of those charges relate to level one images, two are level two images, and one was graded at level four.

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Fenland magistrates told Wright that he should appear at the Cambridge court for a preliminary hearing on August 15.

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