Man is accused of making thousands of indecent photos

Grantham Magistrates' Court

Grantham Magistrates' Court

A Cranwell man faces three charges of making thousands of indecent photographs of a child.

Ian Mountain, 50, of De Gravel Drive, Cranwell, is accused of making 1,405 ‘category A’ indecent photographs, making 1,491 ‘category B’ photos and making 1,212 ‘category C’ photos, all on May 11, 2015.

He is also accused of possessing an extreme pornographic image and possessing 889 prohibited images of a child on the same date.

He also faces a charge of distributing an indecent photograph of a child between October 17, 2013, and February 11, 2014.

Mr Mountain made no plea at Grantham Magistrates Court on Monday. The case was adjourned to Lincoln Crown Court on June 20 for a preliminary hearing.

Mr Mountain was granted bail on condition that he did not have any unsupervised contact with any child under 16.