A sex offender is back in prison for the second time after being caught breaching the requirements of sex offenders laws.
Harry Agate, now 28, was handed a sexual harm prevention order (SHPO) following an offence in 2017 and placed on the Sex Offenders Register.
It requires him to notify police within three days of any changes to his circumstances, including address, alias name, bank account, and passport.
But he was also forbidden from using a mobile phone or other electronic device to access the internet without disclosing it to the police.
He was also ordered to make all devices available for inspection upon request.
In the summer of 2020 police visited his then home in Tilton Court, Peterborough, when he admitted to having a second phone – not known to the authorities – where he had set up a WhatsApp and Facebook account.
He pleaded guilty to two counts of breaching a SHPO and was sentenced to one year and eight months in prison at Peterborough Crown Court.
In May of 2022 specialist officers who manage violent and sexual offenders visited Agate at his registered Peterborough address.
However, they were told he had moved out some time ago following an argument with his housemate.
Agate, of no fixed abode, was later arrested and pleaded guilty to failing to comply with his requirements.
He was sentenced to one year and four months in prison at Cambridge Crown Court on Wednesday (6 September).
Detective Constable Faye Patterson said: “Our specialist officers – also known as MOSOVO officers – are trained in the response to and management of sexual or violent offenders and are dedicated to ensuring offenders stick to their requirements.
“I hope this case shows our dedication to bringing those who breach their orders before the courts.”
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