#TheList Christopher Benjamin James Mason, born 24/11/1996, of 10 Cloverfield, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 1EG – pleaded guilty to possession of extreme pornographic images involving an animal, causing unnecessary suffering for an animal and conspiracy to destroy property.
The charges involved Mason punching and burning a dog’s stomach with hot blades, as well as destroying a load of signs and property all to do with animals.
Mason was given an 18-month community order, a rehabilitation order, an 18-month mental health treatment requirement and 50 hours of unpaid work.
Mason’s mother Kim Taylorwas also sentenced for causing damage to signs and property to do with animals. She was given a six-month community order, a 15-day rehabilitation requirement and a £50 fine.