A 41-year-old from Newhall has admitted making almost 600 indecent images and movies of chidren over a four-year period.
Gareth Studden, of The Fairway, Newhall, appeared at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court where he pleaded guilty to three charges. He admitted making 176 indecent images and movies of a child which were classed as the most serious Category A; 123 Category B images and movies; and 292 category C images.
The offences took place in Swadlincote between November 1, 2011 and February 9, 2017.
Studden is due to attend Derby Crown Court for sentencing on September 26. He answers conditional bail not to have unsupervised contact with any child under the age of 18 unless with prior approval of social services or police.