January 2012

Man, 66, sentenced over 
child abuse images

A WESTON man has been sentenced to five months in prison for making and possessing indecent images of a child.

Appearing at Bristol Crown Court, Frank Sheingold, aged 66, of Clarence Road South, pleaded guilty to 16 separate charges of making indecent photographs of a child, one of possessing a prohibited image of a child and one of possessing a pornographic image involving an animal.

Sheingold was ordered to register as a sex offender for seven years and was given a sex offenders prevention order for seven years, when he appeared at the court on January 6.