A man who was found in possession of more 30,000 indecent images of children has been jailed.
David Atha, 42, from Pontefract was sentenced to four years and two months in custody at Leeds Crown Court today.
He had pleaded guilty to indecent image offences, and being in breach of a Sexual Offences Prevention Order at an earlier magistrates court hearing.
Atha was arrested following a search of his Pontefract home on May 31 by officers from the Wakefield Police Abusive Images Unit.
Police say images found on electronic devices at his home included those of the most serious Category A type.
He was charged within 24 hours and then remanded in custody to go through the court process.