Martin Corbridge, 68, had 27,000 vile pictures of children being sexually abused

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A JUDGE dubbed a Southampton pensioner a significant risk to children after hearing he had downloaded more than 27,000 vile pictures of sex abuse.

Martin Corbridge, 68, was arrested when police visited his home because he was on a sex offenders register and he had gained access to a website linked to children, prosecutor Bernice Mulvaney told the city crown court.

Although the images involving children as young as three had been deleted, police were still able to trace their history.

Corbridge, of Drove Road, Sholing, admitted 16 charges of making indecent images.

He was jailed for 30 months and received a sexual offenders prevention order restricting his use of the internet and banning him from contacting and having unsupervised access to children under 17, which will run indefinitely.

Passing sentence, Judge Peter Henry told Corbridge he had been "enthusiastically" looking for such images.

The children had been abused in a revolving and degrading manner, and he did not accept he had not got a sexual arousal from looking at them.

"I have no doubt you committed these offences for sexual gratification," he said "I am satisfied you pose a significant risk to children. Only custody can be imposed."

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7:35am Sun 9 Feb 14

likewatchingbrazil says...

30 months of which IT will do 15, what a joke. Hang your head in shame judge.
30 months of which IT will do 15, what a joke. Hang your head in shame judge. likewatchingbrazil
  • Score: 3

8:49am Sun 9 Feb 14

Huey says...

Urghhhhhh
Urghhhhhh Huey
  • Score: 4

9:31am Sun 9 Feb 14

Inform Al says...

Red Eyes wrote:
The judge is probably a dirty pedo aswell!

Why do we test products and medicines on animals when we got these scum bags wasting our air, wasting a place to live, being a threat to our children!
I agree, if we can't top paedos and murderers they should be used for experimental purposes, who knows they may even do some good for humanity.
[quote][p][bold]Red Eyes[/bold] wrote: The judge is probably a dirty pedo aswell! Why do we test products and medicines on animals when we got these scum bags wasting our air, wasting a place to live, being a threat to our children![/p][/quote]I agree, if we can't top paedos and murderers they should be used for experimental purposes, who knows they may even do some good for humanity. Inform Al
  • Score: 3

11:42am Sun 9 Feb 14

S Pance says...

No way near long enough! As others have said, why the sympathy from the judge?
No way near long enough! As others have said, why the sympathy from the judge? S Pance
  • Score: 5

2:25pm Sun 9 Feb 14

sotontotty says...

So how does 30 months make him less of a threat when he's released? people get locked up for longer for crimes less serious than this!
So how does 30 months make him less of a threat when he's released? people get locked up for longer for crimes less serious than this! sotontotty
  • Score: 5

3:38pm Sun 9 Feb 14

Saintly Sam says...

Red Eyes wrote:
The judge is probably a dirty pedo aswell!

Why do we test products and medicines on animals when we got these scum bags wasting our air, wasting a place to live, being a threat to our children!
That is libel, you could get into serious trouble for making unfounded comments like this.
[quote][p][bold]Red Eyes[/bold] wrote: The judge is probably a dirty pedo aswell! Why do we test products and medicines on animals when we got these scum bags wasting our air, wasting a place to live, being a threat to our children![/p][/quote]That is libel, you could get into serious trouble for making unfounded comments like this. Saintly Sam
  • Score: -2

6:35pm Sun 9 Feb 14

lisa whitemore says...

Our Justice System Seriously Needs an Over Haul As It Seems those that need real punishment don't get it. Peadophiles or anyone named on the offenders register should be on much more serious sentences/punishment than a few months or suspended sentences as in reality the sex offender register isnt exactly successful, there are thousands more than are officially recorded, before register for example what about those?? We Can't Even Protect Our Children From these Evil B**tards as a Country let alone as parents!!
Our Justice System Seriously Needs an Over Haul As It Seems those that need real punishment don't get it. Peadophiles or anyone named on the offenders register should be on much more serious sentences/punishment than a few months or suspended sentences as in reality the sex offender register isnt exactly successful, there are thousands more than are officially recorded, before register for example what about those?? We Can't Even Protect Our Children From these Evil B**tards as a Country let alone as parents!! lisa whitemore
  • Score: -1

6:59pm Sun 9 Feb 14

Block41row0sfc says...

Every time I see a sentence for a peadophile it is a pathetic sentence it should be life and nothing else. This might stop them from taking an innocent child's happy upbringing.
Every time I see a sentence for a peadophile it is a pathetic sentence it should be life and nothing else. This might stop them from taking an innocent child's happy upbringing. Block41row0sfc
  • Score: 2

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