Lincoln paedophile sentenced to three years in prison

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David Hall (60) of Caesar Road in North Hykeham has been sentenced to three years in prison for six offences relating to child pornography.

Hall was sentenced at Lincoln Crown Court on Thursday, August 14, and received a three year custodial sentence for Attempting to Incite Child Pornography.

He was also sentenced for four further offences of Making Indecent Photographs of a Child, and one offence of Possession of Indecent Photographs of a Child.

For these offences he received 12 months to run concurrently.

He also received a three year extended licence.

The officer in this case was Detective Constable Cath Koutna of the Lincolnshire Police Internet Child Abuse Team (ICAT).

DC Koutna said: “ICAT, together with the Hi-Tech Crime Unit, have done a lot of work on this investigation.

“Today’s sentencing should send a message to paedophiles like David Hall. The message is that Lincolnshire Police have the resources and the technology to investigate allegations, information and intelligence in cases like this.

“We will catch you and you are very likely to go to prison. We are determined to protect young vulnerable members of our society from people like you.”