Paedophile policeman sentenced by Royal Court

A FORMER policeman was jailed for three years in the Royal Court on Friday for possessing hundreds of indecent images of children.

Paedophile policeman sentenced by Royal Court

Paedophile Peter Whitehouse (57), who worked for a charity that was set up to deter youngsters from crime, was arrested at Jersey Airport on 8 April and has been in police custody ever since.

Officers had already raided his property, seizing computers and other devices capable of storing information.

Later analysis revealed that he had downloaded 1,557 images and movies, 570 of which were ranked as category four and 30 at category five – the highest end of the scale used by officers to categorise indecent images.

He was charged with seven counts of making indecent images of children.

Full report to follow.

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