Bonnybridge sex offender found with child porn images on his phone

A convicted sex offender was found to have indecent images of children on his mobile phone.

By Court Reporter
Friday, 6th May 2022, 10:30 am
Updated Tuesday, 10th May 2022, 1:17 pm

Appearing at Falkirk Sheriff Court on Thurday, Kevin O’Raw (33) had pleaded guilty to taking, permitting to be taken or making indecent photographs or pseudo-photographs of children between February 15 and March 17, 2021.

The court heard the period the images were on O’Raw’s phone was relatively short – a matter of days.

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O'Raw appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court

It was stated O’Raw had been “very frank” with the social worker and had been convicted of a serious sexual offence in 2015.

O’Raw, 14 Patersion Place, Bonnybrige was said to understand the was “on the brink” of a custodial sentence.

Sheriff Christopher Shead placed him on supervised community payback order for three years with the condition he complete 225 hours unpaid work within 12 months. He also made him subject to a restriction of liberty order to stay in his home between 8pm and 5am for the next six months.