Thursday, April 12, 2007
A PROMINENT Worcestershire councillor has been charged with possessing indecent photographs of a child.
Malvern Hills district councillor Michael Angell is accused of 17 separate counts of possessing indecent photographs on Wednesday, November 15, 2006. The Liberal Democrat/Green councillor, who was elected in 2003, appeared at Worcester Magistrates Court on Tuesday, April 3. The case was adjourned until Wednesday, May 23, to enable the Crown Prosecution Service to decide on the seriousness of the charges. If he is found to be in possession of the images and they are deemed to be serious, then the case may be sent to crown court.