Borough man accused of possessing indecent pictures

A man accused of making dozens of indecent images of children, including some in the most serious category, will face a crown court judge.

Thursday, 24th October 2019, 3:32 pm
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Michael Leeson, 36, of Glover Street, Leigh, appeared at Wigan Magistrates’ Court over three separate charges of illegal photographs of youngsters.

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He entered no pleas to making five Category A images, six Category Bs and 89 Category C. The offences are all alleged to have happened between September 17 in 2017 and October 3 the same year.

He was told he will next appear at Bolton Crown Court on November 4 and was released on unconditional bail.

Ann Deakin represented the Crown Prosecution Service in court while Leeson was represented by Stephen Ferns.