Jail for 24-year-old caught with indecent images of children

An Eyemouth man has been jailed for three years after his third conviction for having indecent images and videos of children.

By Court Reporter
Wednesday, 21st July 2021, 4:12 pm
Updated Thursday, 22nd July 2021, 12:30 am
Jedburgh Sheriff Court.
Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

Daniel Mark, 24, pleaded guilty to possessing the pornographic images and videos at his Killies Green home between January 4 and December 16 last year.

He also admitted making or permitting to be taken indecent images of children and distributing such images.

Jedburgh Sheriff Court heard that a police search found a mobile phone containing the images and videos which Mark had been distributing.

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Sheriff Daniel Kelly said the images and videos featured children aged between three and 14-years-old in extreme distress.

Taking into account his previous convictions he added: “There is no alternative to imprisonment.”