A WEAVERHAM man has pleaded guilty to possessing indecent images of children.

James Anthony Stelfox, of Pinfold Avenue, pleaded guilty to one charge of possessing 3,585 indecent images.

The images ranged from level one to level five – five being the most extreme.

He also pleaded guilty to 15 counts of making indecent images of children and one count of possessing extreme pornographic images.

The 58-year-old had pleaded not guilty to the charges at Chester Magistrates Court on February 26.

He reiterated his not guilty plea at Chester Crown Court on Monday, June 24.

But at Chester Crown Court on Wednesday, December 18, Stelfox changed his plea.

He has also pleaded not guilty to falsely claiming disability living allowance, for which he will stand trial on May 12 2014.

At the end of the trail, he will be sentenced for the indecent image offences.