Preston man admits possessing dog images

A man who was found to be in possession of extreme pornographic images involving dogs and humans has been given a two year community order.

Tuesday, 1st September 2020, 3:45 pm

Nathan James Walsh, 43, of Cumeragh Lane, Whittingham, near Preston, admitted the offence, which dates back to October 2018, at Preston Crown Court.

Judge Simon Newell imposed a 40 day rehabilitation order on the 43-year-old, along with six months of drug rehabilitation.

The court ordered the forfeiture of a laptop that the images were found on.

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Preston Crown Court

He was also ordered to pay an £85 victim surcharge.

Extreme pornography is illegal under the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 and, as well as bestiality, it can also include images that portrays an act which threaten a person’s life, or could cause serious injury.