March 2009: Former bus driver David Wilson is arrested on suspicion of historical sex offences. His accuser had kept what was purported to be a diary. In October, a jury at Durham Crown Court was not impressed, and took only 90 minutes to clear him of all charges.

The screengrabs below are from the website of the Sunderland Echo:


Reports on the trial of David Wilson; above: the fantasy; below: the acquittal.


[For the avoidance of doubt, the David Wilson alluded to above is not to be confused with the younger David Wilson falsely accused in February 2007, nor with any other David Wilson.]

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