Butterwick man accused of child sex offences is sent to crown court

Man sent to crown court on child sex offences charges
Man sent to crown court on child sex offences charges

The case of a Butterwick man accused of a string of child sex offences has been sent to Lincoln Crown Court.

Jeffrey John Powell, of Mill Lane, did not enter a plea when he appeared before Boston Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, May 1.

The 66-year-old is accused of sexually assaulting a girl under 13, exposing himself and observing a person doing a private act. All of these are said to have happened on many occasions between October 21, 2012 and October 20, 2015.

Powell is further charged with making indecent photographs of a child – 106 of category A (the most serious), 51 of category B and 11,818 of category C. These offences are said to have taken place between December 15, 2009 and January 31, 2018.

The 66-year-old was released on conditional bail.

He is next due to appear at the crown court on May 29.