A Hampshire man who dedicated a number of sexual offences towards kids has had his jail sentence elevated after his case was referred to the Courtroom of Attraction by the Solicitor Common Alex Chalk QC MP.
In 2019 Gawain Fallows, now 36, was discovered to be in possession of a cell phone which had numerous indecent pictures of youngsters. His cellphone additionally had an in depth variety of sexual messages with a sufferer aged 14-15 which included requests for specific pictures and movies.
Between March and April 2021, whereas underneath investigation for the sooner offences, Fallows exchanged sexualised messages with an undercover police officer posing as a 12-year-old woman. In August Fallows then exchanged related messages with two undercover anti-pedophile activists posing as a 13-year-old woman and her 11-year-old youthful sister.
On 16 March 2022 Fallows was sentenced to 2 years and 6 months’ imprisonment at Portsmouth Crown Courtroom for 14 counts of varied little one intercourse offences together with inflicting or inciting a baby to interact in sexual exercise, trying to interact in sexual communication with a baby and making indecent pictures of youngsters. He was additionally made topic to a 10-year Sexual Hurt Prevention Order.
Following the sentencing, the Solicitor Common referred the unique sentence to the Courtroom of Attraction underneath the Unduly Lenient Sentence scheme as a result of he believed it was too low.
On 08 June the Courtroom of Attraction discovered Fallows’ sentence to be unduly lenient and sentenced him to a jail time period of 5 years and 6 months.
Talking after the listening to, the Solicitor Common Alex Chalk QC MP mentioned:
Gawain Fallows dedicated many sexual offences towards kids and his crimes merited a stronger sentence to correctly replicate these offences. I hope immediately’s verdict sends a transparent message that every one little one intercourse offenders can count on to obtain the complete power of the legislation.