Councillor charged with porn offences

PUBLISHED: 10:44 11 April 2008 | UPDATED: 21:44 26 October 2009

Peter O'Brien

Peter O'Brien

AN EX-COUNCILLOR has been charged with 13 child porn offences. Hatfield man Peter O Brien returned for questioning yesterday following his arrest in October. He was charged with 11 counts of making indecent images of children and two counts of possessing

AN EX-COUNCILLOR has been charged with 13 child porn offences.

Hatfield man Peter O'Brien returned for questioning yesterday following his arrest in October.

He was charged with 11 counts of making indecent images of children and two counts of possessing indecent images and movie files of children.

O'Brien, 46, of Drakes Way, was suspended from both the Conservative Party and from his position as councillor for the Welham Green ward on Welwyn Hatfield Council.

He will appear before magistrates on May 7.


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