A MAN who downloaded 341 indecent photographs of children has been given a suspended jail sentence.
Peter Ward (64), of High Greave Road, East Herringthorpe, admitted three counts of making indecent photographs of a child between July, 2014 and August, 2018.
Ward was found with 74 category A images — the most extreme level — plus 59 category B and 208 category C images.
He was given six months in jail, suspended for 18 months, at Sheffield Crown Court on Friday.
Ward was ordered to complete a 30-day rehabilitation activity requirement.
He was put on the sex offenders’ register for ten years and handed a ten-year sexual harm prevention order.