Judge orders inquiries into Hartlepool man’s collection of 150,000 child abuse and extreme pornography pictures | #childabuse | #children | #kids

Lee Dennison, 45, is facing a potential jail sentence for possessing about 155,000 illegal images including around 2,000 in the most serious category.
Lee Dennison, 45, is facing a potential jail sentence for possessing about 155,000 illegal images including around 2,000 in the most serious category.
Lee Dennison, 45, is facing a potential jail sentence for possessing about 155,000 illegal images including around 2,000 in the most serious category.

He collected the vast number over a 14-year period between September 2005 and March 2019.

Dennison, of Dobson Place, Hartlepool, has also admitted having 450 prohibited images of children from March 28 last year and 102 extreme pornographic images.

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He was due to be sentenced by Teesside Crown Court on Friday, October 16.

But the judge, Recorder Christopher Smith, adjourned it to a future date so inquiries could be made with the police about a computer server mentioned in the case papers including if other perverts had accessed any of the images on it.

Recorder Smith said: “There’s a vast quantity of material and I want to know what the defendant was doing with it.”

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