Ex-North Yorkshire policeman charged over indecent images of children
A former police officer has appeared in court faced with 20 charges of making, possessing and distributing illegal images of children.
Charles Kevin Littleboy, aged 55, also known as Kevin Littleboy, of Howe, near Thirsk, appeared at Northallerton Magistrates' Court.
He was released on conditional bail and is due to appear at Teesside Crown Court at a later date.
Mr Littleboy was a police officer with North Yorkshire Police in the 1980s.
He faces charges including 11 counts of making indecent images of children, four counts of distributing indecent images of a child, and five counts of possessing an extreme pornographic image.