Digital copy of a Memorandum from the Superintendent [Haut de la Garenne] to the Children's Office regarding boys including Witness 195. [Some details redacted]. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 195. For Witness 195's witness statements to the States of Jersey Police dated between 2003 and 2009, see C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/19.

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March 25th 1969 - March 25th 1969

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Refers to the boys being arrested by Centenier Hembest [on 24 March 1969] and remanded to the care of Haut de la Garenne pending appearances before the police court charged with breaking and entering and theft of money in complicity. Gives details of conversation with the Solicitor General, noting decision to prosecute the boys and intention of Mr [Peter] Crill to have the boys brought before the Royal Court. Refers to availability of the power of the Solicitor General to abandon the case should a vacancy become available in an approved school.


Crill, Peter
Hembest, Centenier
Children's Services
Haut de la Garenne
Royal Court
Solicitor General


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