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Child porn accused is heckled at Craigavon Magistrates Court

By Staff Reporter

An alleged internet pervert charges with downloading and distributing child porn was heckled and abused at court yesterday.

After several abusive outbursts were directed at 41-year-old John Norton as he stood in the dock of Craigavon Magistrates Court, the judge threatened to lay a charge of contempt of court at anyone else who shouted.

Norton, from the Mullaghbane Road in Armagh, faces a total of 26 charges, including 17 of distributing indecent images of children, six of possessing indecent images of children and three further charges of having prohibited images of children.

Norton was released on his own bail of £750 with a condition that he reside at an approved address.

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