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Digital copy of Witness Statement given by Witness 338 in a foreign country and then translated into English. [Some details redacted]. For Officer's Report by Detective Sergeant Richard Miller relating to Witness 338 see C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/22/WS000141.
February 1st 2010 - April 20th 2010
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Refers to Police Officer Adjudant Cyrille Jammet. Provides details of Witness 338's marital status, date and place of birth in Jersey, and current address and profession. Describes Witness 338's nationality as British. Refers to the presence of [Civilain] Investigators Brian Carter and Paul Goddard from [States of] Jersey Police. Relates to facts regarding an International Judicial Commission from [States of] Jersey Police relating to an individual's [previously alleged to visit residents at Haut de la Garenne] sexual mistreatment of minors. Provides details of Witness 338's family situation, mentioning marriage, children, paretns and sibling. Refers to residencies in various countries throught Witness 338's life, mentioning retirement and previous employment history. Comments on means of income, specifying investments made in England. Contains details relating to Witness 338's residency at Haut de la Garenne between 1955 and 1965. Suggests reason for admission as due to mother's inability to raise her children alone following the departure of his father, and mother's pregnancy. Recalls staying at a residential nursery in St Helier at the age of 2 and a half before moving to Haut de la Garenne at the age of 5. Details education at Haut de la Garenne until the age of 8, and later move to St Martin's Primary School and St Helier Boys School. Contains questions and responses regarding the facts [presented to Witness 338 by Police]. Notes that Witness 338 was not a victim of sexual abuse at Haut de la Garenne. Describes a man [alleged to have abused residents at Haut de la Garenne]. Explains that the man was not a member of staff, but helped the staff look after residents due to the large number of residents at Haut de la Garenne. Mentions that the man would take children out for the day, usually during weekends or holidays. Recalls visiting the man's home. Describes the man as a Father Christmas type figure. Recalls the man's car, and the man's grooming behaviour towards residents. Details keeping his distance from the man, and hearing other residents speak of the man's attempts to sexually abuse them. Recalls visiting brother and the man's wife, and learning that the man wished to adopt Witness 338 and his brother. Details attempted sexual abuse by the man when he gave Witness 338 a lift home in his car, similar to attempts made by the man to sexually abuse other residents at Haut de la Garenne. Describes the man's car, and a second vehicle. Explains that he never went out alone with the man, usually being in the company of his brother or other boys. Describes type of children chosen by the man to take out in his car. Recalls that the man was always well dressed, describing a typical outfit. Details visits to the beach, golf, hotel, and house with the man. Would testify anonymously in the Jersey Court.
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