Ex-police sergeant faces jail after selling info to The Sun

A former police sergeant is facing jail after admitting selling information to The Sun newspaper.

James Bowes, 30, from Steyning, West Sussex, pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey today to misconduct in a public office in 2010.

Former police sergeant James Bowes pictured outside Westminster Magistrates court in March.
Former police sergeant James Bowes pictured outside Westminster Magistrates court in March. Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

He was remanded on unconditional bail to be sentenced on 9th May.

Mr Justice Fulford warned him that the fact he had been given bail was "no indication of disposal".

No details of the case were given during the short hearing.

Bowes is said to have passed on information of investigations to the tabloid between 9th April and 20th July 2010 while working for Sussex Police.

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