July 2022: His Honour Judge Walters sentenced Webster, of Ithon Road, to 18 months in prison, and gave him a 10-year sexual harm prevention order.

June 2022

Pervert caught by paedophile hunters

A pervert who was caught by paedophile hunters has pleaded guilty

Derrick Sylvester Webster, 56 of Llandrindod Wells appeared at Merthyr Tydfil Crown Court where he admitted:

  • Two counts of an adult attempting to engage in sexual communication with a child 

  • One count of an adult attempting to meet a girl aged under following sexual grooming

The court was told that Webster had sent a number of sexually explicit messages to several profiles he believed belonged to young girls online.

However, the girls did not exist and were instead adult members of paedophile hunting teams UK database & Totnes Justice

Due to the offenders location, the teams contacted another team called Dank Dragon who apprehended Webster after he arranged to meet one of the girls.