A FORMER dentist ‘merely couldn’t cease himself’ from downloading greater than 1,000 pictures of youngsters and utilizing Wifi in pubs to view illicit content material.
Andrew Wolverson, who has been jailed twice within the final 12 years for related offences, now finds himself again in jail after admitting the offences in addition to breaching a sexual hurt prevention order.
The 69-year-old, previously of Webbs Court docket, Northwich, appeared at Chester Crown Court docket on Wednesday, October 26, from custody – the place he has been since Could – and was handed a three-year sentence.
Andrew Inexperienced, prosecuting, instructed the courtroom how the previous dentist, with greater than 25 years of expertise, was first convicted in July 2009, however regardless of a two-year jail sentence and dealing with the probation service on rehabilitation, was jailed once more in 2018.
He added it was whereas making a routine compliance go to to Wolverson’s residence on Could 26 this 12 months to verify his units, that police grew to become suspicious.
Mr Inexperienced mentioned: “Regardless of initially denying there have been some other units, he finally confirmed police to 2 consoles and a cell phone, which have been stored in a cabinet within the bed room.
“In addition they discovered 5 reminiscence playing cards and lists of names of varied web sites.
“He later admitted to officers how he had even used Wifi in pubs to view sexually express pictures of youngsters.”
Wolverson knew what he was doing, he added.
The units have been examined and located to include 1,012 pictures of youngsters, with 134 of those being within the highest and most critical class.
Andrew Wolverson, a former dentist, has been jailed for 3 years
Ember-Jade Wong, defending, mentioned solely how remorseful her shopper was and he had a transparent acceptance of what he had achieved.
She mentioned: “He felt remoted through the pandemic and fell again into previous methods.
“He is aware of that’s no excuse and he desires to alter.”
Choose Steven Everett, the Honorary Recorder of Chester, instructed Wolverson he had now utterly ignored the phrases of a sexual hurt prevention order on two separate events.
“You perceive the hurt that occurs to the youngsters in these pictures, however that hasn’t stopped you,” he mentioned
“It comes right down to this – you merely can not cease your self.
“Not solely did you obtain these pictures, however you probably did your perfect to cover them from the police.”
He sentenced Wolverson to serve a complete of three years – two for downloading and possessing the indecent pictures and 12 months for breaching the order, which might be served consecutively.
Choose Everett additionally made him the topic an indefinite sexual hurt prevention order and he might be on the intercourse offenders register for the remainder of his life.