Polegate man guilty of making thousands of indecent images of children

A Polegate man has admitted making thousands of indecent images of children, with some in the most serious category, according to a court document.

Monday, 30th September 2019, 9:31 am
Court news. NNL-170524-154443005
Court news. NNL-170524-154443005

Michael Brook, 56, of Wannock Drive, Polegate, indicated a plea of guilty to making 138 Category A indecent images of children. He pleaded guilty to making 227 category B indecent images of children and to making 35,299 category C indecent images of children. The offences took place at Polegate between 
November 16 2007 – November 6 2018. He also pleaded guilty to three further charges of making Category A, B and C indecent images of children at Polegate on July 2 2018.

He was committed to Lewes Crown Court for sentencing on October 16 and released bail with the condition that he does not use a computer or any device capable of accessing the internet, unless it can retain a history of internet use and is made available for police inspection at any time.