Four years jail for sex menace [PC John Bates]

Four years jail for sex menace [PC John Bates]

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Sex case policeman John Edward Bates was officially dismissed from the Lincolnshire Police Force on Friday during a disciplinary hearing.

Chief constable Mr James Kerr heard the evidence against Bates, branded a “menace to boy scouts” by a judge after being found guilty of 13 sex offences against young boys.

John Bates Sex Menace
John Bates Sex Menace

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PC [John Bates] Accuses CID Chief

PC [ John Bates ] Accuses CID Chief

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Policeman John Bates has accused the head of Lincolnshire CID and another senior officer of masterminding a conspiracy against him.

He has alleged that Detective Chief Superintendent Ray Moyses and Detective Chief Inspector Bob Warner plotted with boys he is accused of assaulting.

Lincolnshire Free Press, Tuesday July 12, 1983

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Jury told boys [scouts] were shown ‘blue’ films

Jury told boys [scouts] were shown ‘blue’ films

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A policeman loaned hard-core sex magazines to fellow constable John Bates – who in turn showed them to teenage boys, a court has been told.

The pornographic magazines were stored at Holbeach police station in PC Alan Williams Bradley’s locker, Nottingham Crown Court heard on Friday.

The magazines and three “blue” films were shown to excite the boys while they visited Bates, a scoutmaster, at his flat in Spalding, said Mr Desmond Fennell, QC, prosecuting.

Lincolnshire Free Press, Tuesday July 5, 1983

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