Posted: Thu 25th Jun 2015

Connah’s Quay man found guilty of child sex abuse offences .

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Jun 25th, 2015

Roy Norry the former local radio presenter and a founder member of Radio Deeside has been found guilty by Mold Crown Court on Thursday of committing a series of sex offences on boys. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Seven men were charged following the National Crime Agency’s Operation Pallial investigation into allegations of sex abuse in the care system in North Wales in the 1970’s and 80’s ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Norry, 55 from Hamilton Road Connah’s Quay has been on trial since April, he was charged with indecent assault, buggery and attempted buggery. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Roy Norry

The former BBC and Marcher Sound DJ has been found guilty of five indecent assaults on a male and one serious sexual assault. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

He was cleared of two charges one of attempted serious sexual assault and one indecent assault. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Mark Granger, (aka Gary Cooke), aged 64, from Leicester has also been found guilty of serious sexual offences as has David Lightfoot, aged 72, from Ellesmere Port, Cheshire. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

In total the three were found guilty 16 offences relating to child sex abuse. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The jury at Mold Crown Court will continue to consider charges against the four other men. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Edward Huxley, aged 69, from Maidenhead, Berkshire charged with two counts of indecent assault. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Keith Stokes, aged 61, from Farndon, Chester charged with three counts of indecent assault, three counts of gross indecency, one count of buggery and one count of attempted buggery. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

George Phoenix, 63, of Wrexham charged with one indecent assault ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Roger Griffiths, 76, of Wrexham charged with two counts of indecent assault ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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