York & North Yorkshire

Ex-Great Yorkshire Show chief admits indecent images of children offences

A former director of the organisation that runs the Great Yorkshire Show has admitted possessing almost 4,000 indecent images of children.

Former policeman Charles Littleboy, 55, known by his middle name Kevin, is from Howe, Thirsk, North Yorkshire,

He pleaded guilty to 21 charges at Teesside Crown Court, including making and distributing indecent images.

Bailing Littleboy until 8 May, the judge told him that was "no indication of your sentence".

Littleboy admitted 11 counts of making indecent images of children, four counts of distributing indecent images of children, five counts of possessing extreme pornographic images and one count of possessing 3,889 indecent photographs of children.

He was arrested in February 2010 following an investigation by CEOP, the online child protection organisation.

Littleboy is a former director of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society, which organises the Great Yorkshire Show.

He was also a police officer with North Yorkshire Police in the 1980s.

A police spokesman said: "None of the offences occurred while he was employed by the force."

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