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Nicholas and Joan Taylor - Operation Zilch

Operation Zilch relates to the prosecution of Nicholas and Joan Taylor, of Briar Hill, Northampton, who were found guilty of 94 drug and child sex abuse charges in March 2017.

Mr Taylor (previously known as Ronald Victor Stevenson), 47, was found guilty of 62 charges, including rape, indecency with a child and supply of Class A drugs. During the trial he pleaded guilty to one count of child cruelty.

Mrs Taylor, 44, was found guilty of 22 charges, including rape, indecency with a child and supply of Class A drugs. She pleaded guilty to nine additional charges at the start of the trial.

Both were found guilty of offences against boys and girls as young as 11, dating from 1996 to 2006. Their eleven victims were aged 16 or under at the time of the incidents.

More information about the case is available here.

Anyone who would like to speak to the Operation Zilch team, in relation to this case can email adam.pendlebury@northants.pnn.police.uk or call Northamptonshire Police on 101.

Anyone who may have been a victim of this type of crime and would like to speak to someone independent of the police, can contact Voice, for victims and witnesses, on 0300 303 1965 or find out more about the support they can provide at voicenorthants.org  

 

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