The judge said he recognised in Derek Osbourne's favour that he had reached the age of nearly 60 without being convicted of any offence. But he he said he had to deal with him for downloading 2,844 still images, and 293 videos, of children.
– Judge Alistair McCreath
All these children were subjected to abuse of one kind or another, some of it truly appalling. It's stomach turning.
He added some of the children were as young as three.