A POWYS paedophile jailed for 15 months at Mold Crown Court was told that ‘no good can come from your views’ by a judge.

Tony Jackson, 69 and of  Treflan, Llansantffraid, was sentenced for breaching a sexual harm prevention order (SSHPO) from 2018 when he was jailed for offences including arranging a child sexual abuse offence.

He had previously pleaded guilty to the breaches with a court hearing that in August 2022, he was found with software from internet provider Duck, Duck, Go on his phone and had cleared his internet history.


Then in September 2022, police called on him to examine his phone and tried on 14 occasions to unlock it but were unsuccessful as Jackson gave them the wrong code.

In October 2022, his phone was examined again by police who found he had used incognito mode and then a further search of his property in July 2023 found an unregistered Samsung phone he was using while his was being repaired.

His breach came as he had not registered it with police within three days of purchase.

Then in January this year, his phone’s internet history was programmed to delete every hour and this led to his arrest, where e admitted having a SHPO but answered no comment.

Record I Jones told the court that he was aware the pre-sentence report, in which the defendant showed no remorse, meant the defence’s job "was going to be very hard".

However, the judge heard that Jackson had pleaded guilty to all offences and was also suffering from COPD and also had prostate cancer.

Recorder Jones told the defendant that "it was sad to see a man of your age in court" but said his views on children were "worrying".

He added: “In 2018 you were sent to prison for 32 months for serious matters – you’d have been warned in no uncertain terms about not complying but you went and ignored the orders over a significant period of time.

“When you were arrested you had the good sense to plead guilty to the matters and I will give you the credit.

“You were given a caution in 2005 and if you had behaved then you’d not be it trouble now as you were very lucky to get caution for such a serious offence.

“What your PSR says is worrying – you’re in denial about these offences and your views are worrying.

“You have shown no remorse.”

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He added: “You need to change your attitude as no good can come from those views.”

Jackson was given 15 months for count one and nine months, to be served concurrently, for all remaining charges.

He will serve half on licence while all devices will be confiscated.