For­mer teacher ad­mits tak­ing in­de­cent im­ages

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - NEWS -

A for­mer sec­ondary school teacher who down­loaded hun­dreds of porno­graphic im­ages of chil­dren was jailed on Fri­day for two and a half years.

De­nis Bres­na­han, who has re­cently been work­ing as a pri­vate tu­tor, also took in­de­cent pho­to­graphs of a child him­self and dis­trib­uted im­ages over the in­ter­net to other web users. Bres­na­han set up a num­ber of fake in­ter­net ac­counts us­ing false pro­file pic­tures which he used to par­tic­i­pate in sex­u­alised chat.

Bres­na­han (67) from Bourne, but now of Houghton Court, Billing­bor­ough, ad­mit­ted three charges of mak­ing a to­tal of 3,381 in­de­cent im­ages of chil­dren over a five year pe­riod up to Jan­uary this year.

He also ad­mit­ted dis­tribut­ing and mak­ing in­de­cent im­ages of a child, pos­ses­sion of a pro­hib­ited image and pos­ses­sion of 131 ex­treme porno­graphic im­ages. Recorder John Hardy QC, at Lin­coln Crown Court, de­scribed Bres­na­han as “depraved”.

De­nis Bres­na­han

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