PAEDOPHILES locked up for crimes committed in North Lincolnshire in 2016 were sentenced to a total of more than 24 years in prison.
Six people were featured in the Scunthorpe Telegraph during the year after being handed immediate custodial sentences.
They were all jailed after being caught by police and made to pay for their crimes, with sentences ranging from six months to 13 years behind bars.
Others were given suspended sentences or community orders after committing sexual offences involving children, although pictures are not always issued by police.
Here, we round up the cases where paedophiles were jailed:
Owen McSorley – jailed for 20 months for three offences of making indecent photographs of a child and three of possessing extreme pornography
Scunthorpe man jailed for 20 months over indecent images
Donald Forward – jailed for four years for six offences of sexual assault, two of causing a child to engage in sexual activity and two of voyeurism
Scunthorpe man, 80, jailed for 6 sex assaults
Colby Fredriksson – jailed for six months for possessing or making indecent images of children and possessing six images of a child with intent to distribute them
JAILED: Scunthorpe man who had 406 child pornography images
Afsar-Khan Mahroof – jailed for three years and nine months for sexual activity with a child
Scunthorpe takeaway worker one of two men who had sex with vulnerable 14-year-old girl
Mark Hope – jailed for 15 months for causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity and causing a child to look at an image of himself engaging in sexual activity
Scunthorpe dance school director jailed after sending indecent images of himself to child
Patrick Holdstock – jailed for 13 years for the rape of a girl
Rapist jailed for 13 years after horrific sex act is found on mobile phone