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An islander who possessed indecent images of children has been sent to prison.

At Stornoway Sheriff Court, Jonathan Ferguson of Inaclete Road, Stornoway, was also placed on the sex offenders’ register for ten years.

In addition, his laptop was forfeited.

The 30-year-old pleaded guilty to the offence which occurred between March 2013 and April 2016.

He also accepted breaching a bail condition not to go online by having a mobile phone and a Kindle tablet which were both capable of accessing the internet.

Sheriff David Sutherland sentenced him to 18 months in jail.


Islander jailed for possessing indecent images of children  

9 May 2017