Peterborough voyeur who secretly filmed people having sex in their own homes, is jailed

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A man who used a camcorder to secretly film residents having sex, showering and getting changed in their own homes has been jailed.

Carl Green (43) of St Hughes Close, Eastfield, Peterborough, was found with 35 clips of unsuspecting householders when police searched his home last year.

Green, a factory worker, was also found with a number of indecent images of children on two computers and two phones.

Green was jailed for six months by Judge Sean Enright at Peterborough Crown Court.

Sally Hobson, prosecuting, said police had searched Green’s house after information about indecent images being shared via email had been reported.

In total, they found 37 images on the devices.

They also found the camcorder and cassettes, with the clips dating back to an 18 month period between 2006 and 2008.

Miss Hobson said: “The defendant was interviewed, and he initially denied the offences.

“However, he entered guilty pleas at court.”

The court was told the residents who were filmed by Green have since learned about his actions - but were unaware until police contacted them following the discovery of the tapes.

Sarah Acres, defending said: “He is not the brightest man - he has limited social skills, and is at the lower end of the intelligence spectrum.

“He is a man of good character who has struggled to come to terms with his offending. He is a remorseful man.”

However, despite Miss Acre’s pleas for Green to get a community sentence, Judge Enright said he had no option but to send him to prison.

Green had pleaded guilty to one count of voyeurism, four counts of making indecent images of children and three counts of possessing indecent images of children.

Along with the jail term, a sexual harm prevention order was imposed, to last for seven years, and the phones and computers were ordered to be forfeited and destroyed.