A 20-YEAR-OLD Blackwood man pleaded guilty to being in possession of almost 1,500 indecent photographs of children, with a view to showing or distributing them to others.

Adam Samuel Gibbons, of Canberra Close, Penmaen, Blackwood, also appeared before Caerphilly Magistrates’ Court on 15 charges of making an indecent photograph of a child, to which he also pleaded guilty.

He has been committed for sentencing at Newport Crown Court on February 1.