A former North Yorkshire police officer has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison after admitting possessing nearly 4,000 indecent images of children. Charles Littleboy will also be on the sex offenders register for the rest of his life.
Charles Littleboy admitted accessing pictures that showed children as young as five, including a baby.
Littleboy, 55, was an officer in the 1980s and was also director of the organisation that runs the Great Yorkshire Show. But between 2004 and 2010 he accessed thousands of indecent images of children.
He also admitted to allowing a man to film extremely graphic images on his premises, and four counts of distributing images.