Indecent images case in court

A NORTON man has appeared at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court facing charges relating to indecent images of children.

William Raines, 22, of Welham Road, Norton, near Malton, is alleged to have made 100 indecent images of a child between January 1 and October 13 this year.

The images are level one to five, with five being the most serious.

He is also charged with making 21 indecent movies of a child during the same period, at levels three to five. On June 20 Raines is alleged to have distributed a level four photograph of a child at his home address.

He is also charged with attempting to arrange or facilitate the commission of a child sex offence on May 29.

The case was adjourned until November 17.