South Oxhey paedophile who committed sex offences on a baby given prison sentence of 14 years

South Oxhey paedophile who committed sex offences on a baby given prison sentence of 14 years

South Oxhey paedophile who committed sex offences on a baby given prison sentence of 14 years

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An evil pervert who committed sex offences on a baby girl was given an extended prison sentence of 14 years.

Warped Clive Gay sexually assaulted the infant and photographed himself in the act.

The photos were found on the paedophile's computer among a hoard of child pornography that was so disturbing some police officers had needed counselling after seeing it.

Passing sentence on Monday, Judge Andrew Bright QC told Gay: "This material is so graphic and so horrible that I understand some of the police officers who had to watch and catalogue the material needed to have counselling afterwards."

The material was found on a computer at his home in South Oxhey, when police raided the property in April last year.

St Albans crown court was told that Gay, 45, had downloaded hundreds of sickening still images and movie clips complete with soundtracks featuring babies and toddlers.

Also found were a set of photos taken on his own camera of a baby being sexually assaulted.

After making enquiries officers were able to trace the family of the child who, when told what had happened, were shocked and stunned.

They had looked on Gay as a friend who'd been entrusted to look after the child on a number of occasions.

The judge told Gay: "The extent to which you breached the trust they placed in you is one of the most shocking aspects of this case."

Gay, of Leven Close, South Oxhey, pleaded guilty to two counts of assault on a child under 13, one count of sexual assault on a child under 13 and one count of taking indecent photographs of a child.

He also admitted 11 offences of making indecent photographs of a child, two counts of possessing indecent photographs of a child and one count of possessing 38 extreme pornographic images.

A pre-sentence report called for by the judge had found that Gay posed a "high risk of serious harm to children".

The judge said: "Given the circumstances of this case, it is difficult to see how anyone could argue with that conclusion."

Carle Woolfe, defending, said "He needs substantial assistance to deal with the thoughts and feelings he has for children. He knows he faces a lengthy custodial sentence.

"He wishes to express his remorse and disgust as to how he has behaved and the hurt and upset he has caused."

The judge sentenced Gay to an extended prison sentence of 14 years, explaining to him that the custodial period behind bars will be ten-and-a-half years in prison and he will then be on licence for three-and-a-half years.

His name was also added to the sex offenders register and he was made the subject of a sexual offences prevention order.

Detective Constable Emma O'Keeffe from the specialist Child Online Safeguarding Team (COST) said: "This sentence fully reflects the seriousness of the offences committed by Clive Gay.

"I would like to thank the victim's family for showing extreme courage throughout the case and I hope the fact that this man will be in prison for some considerable time will offer them some comfort."

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2:40pm Tue 1 Jul 14

angryangryangry says...

Just give him a lethal injection, scum!
Just give him a lethal injection, scum! angryangryangry
  • Score: 40

4:06pm Tue 1 Jul 14

londomollari says...

Apart from anything else, I live on South Oxhey----and he looks very disturbingly like me---just a bit chubbier and a bit younger. My wife was horrified. I'm going to grow a beard.
Apart from anything else, I live on South Oxhey----and he looks very disturbingly like me---just a bit chubbier and a bit younger. My wife was horrified. I'm going to grow a beard. londomollari
  • Score: 23

4:24pm Tue 1 Jul 14

depor76 says...

This place must be a dumping ground for peados, not only do I live by him but my house backs onto another sicko perv whos into the same thing!! None of us were warned by the local authority, disgusting!
This place must be a dumping ground for peados, not only do I live by him but my house backs onto another sicko perv whos into the same thing!! None of us were warned by the local authority, disgusting! depor76
  • Score: 30

4:56pm Tue 1 Jul 14

longgonephew says...

Oh god. This man worked for the underground, he always creeped me out. What a disgusting sweaty scum bag
Oh god. This man worked for the underground, he always creeped me out. What a disgusting sweaty scum bag longgonephew
  • Score: 15

5:16pm Tue 1 Jul 14

Boosey says...

If only there was a way to let the Taliban deal with him.
If only there was a way to let the Taliban deal with him. Boosey
  • Score: 15

8:19am Wed 2 Jul 14

blonde demon says...

he should of got a life sentence not 14 years , his victims will have to spend the rest of their lives with the mental and even physical scars he has left them with . the pervert should also be castrated and instead of keeping the likes of him separate in prison let the other inmates get at him i am sure he will be made to suffer as his victims have
he should of got a life sentence not 14 years , his victims will have to spend the rest of their lives with the mental and even physical scars he has left them with . the pervert should also be castrated and instead of keeping the likes of him separate in prison let the other inmates get at him i am sure he will be made to suffer as his victims have blonde demon
  • Score: 22

9:00am Wed 2 Jul 14

taylorpa1970 says...

"The judge sentenced Gay to an extended prison sentence of 14 years, explaining to him that the custodial period behind bars will be ten-and-a-half years in prison and he will then be on licence for three-and-a-half years."

So, out on license after 10 years to reoffend again...... Scum like this do rarely respond to rehabilitation. Rehibilition does not work in the huge majority of cases. Stop **** footing around with sentancing for certain types fo crime and deal, once and for all, with these animals!!

Time and again I am at a complete loss as to the capabiliites of our legal system.
"The judge sentenced Gay to an extended prison sentence of 14 years, explaining to him that the custodial period behind bars will be ten-and-a-half years in prison and he will then be on licence for three-and-a-half years." So, out on license after 10 years to reoffend again...... Scum like this do rarely respond to rehabilitation. Rehibilition does not work in the huge majority of cases. Stop **** footing around with sentancing for certain types fo crime and deal, once and for all, with these animals!! Time and again I am at a complete loss as to the capabiliites of our legal system. taylorpa1970
  • Score: 18

10:55am Wed 2 Jul 14

LocalBoy1 says...

I wouldn't want to be him in prison, other inmates take this sort of offence very seriously, as he will find out, now the WO has published this article.
I wouldn't want to be him in prison, other inmates take this sort of offence very seriously, as he will find out, now the WO has published this article. LocalBoy1
  • Score: 9

12:23pm Wed 2 Jul 14

P Doherty says...

Why hasn't his religion been mentioned?
Had it been a "muslim", it would be plastered everywhere!

One rule for one and one for another.....
Why hasn't his religion been mentioned? Had it been a "muslim", it would be plastered everywhere! One rule for one and one for another..... P Doherty
  • Score: -31

7:00pm Thu 3 Jul 14

fortuner says...

I think the only reasonable solution is to have these sorts of people chemically castrated. The things these people do to innocent and vulnerable children is absolutely appalling! If they can't help it, then remove their desire and need for sex completely.
I think the only reasonable solution is to have these sorts of people chemically castrated. The things these people do to innocent and vulnerable children is absolutely appalling! If they can't help it, then remove their desire and need for sex completely. fortuner
  • Score: 10

11:46am Fri 4 Jul 14

phall lover says...

He was in my year at sir James altham . He got caught selling **** mags to the new kids if I remember right . He was a screwed up mental case then but its no surprise to hear this . Beyond sick . Hope the baby never gets to know what happened to protect their life being ruined by him . Enjoy your stay in prison .
He was in my year at sir James altham . He got caught selling **** mags to the new kids if I remember right . He was a screwed up mental case then but its no surprise to hear this . Beyond sick . Hope the baby never gets to know what happened to protect their life being ruined by him . Enjoy your stay in prison . phall lover
  • Score: 3

1:16pm Fri 4 Jul 14

phall lover says...

Dear Wo . Clive Gays Facebook is full of children in his photo album . Some of him looking after two very young children . It might be good if you could contact the police or anyone on here that knows what can be done to protect the privacy of these kids and family members . They could be the victims of his crimes .
Dear Wo . Clive Gays Facebook is full of children in his photo album . Some of him looking after two very young children . It might be good if you could contact the police or anyone on here that knows what can be done to protect the privacy of these kids and family members . They could be the victims of his crimes . phall lover
  • Score: 8

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