Bail granted on child exploitation charges
A PORT Kennedy man charged with possessing more than 450 images and videos depicting child exploitation appeared in Rockingham Magistrates Court on September 7.
Frank Joseph Viola was charged with possessing child exploitation material and unlicensed possession of a firearm and ammunition.
Police allege he had 431 category 1 (the least serious category) images, 28 category 3 images and three category 3 videos.
Magistrate Leanne Atkins renewed his bail on the terms that he not apply for any working with children card, and that he have no unsupervised access to a child under 16.
“You must stick to your bail by the letter, as one charge is indictable,” she said.
He did not enter a plea and will reappear for a police committal mention on October 5.