Digital copy of a Children's Office Report for the Juvenile Court regarding Witness 154, resident at the Family Group Home at Blanche Pierre Close [Blanche Pierre Family Group Home]. Signed by Child Care Officer R Davenport and Children's Officer A J Skinner. [Some details redacted]. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 154. For Witness 154's statements to States of Jersey Police, see C/D/AW1/B1/20.

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October 8th 1991 - October 8th 1991

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Details charges against Witness 154, mentioning States of Jersey Police, the Battle of Flowers Fair, and damage at the Police Station. Refers to Witness 154's education at Highlands College. Provides details of Witness 154's father, mother, and siblings, mentioning Blanche Pierre Family Group Home and Le Squez School. Provides details of Witness 154 and his family, noting violence between Witness 154's parents. Refers to Witness 154's mother's other relationships. Notes that the Care and Control of Witness 154 and his siblings was granted to his mother. Describes Witness 154's early childhood, during which he was cared for by his mother, father, and stepfather. Refers to [Witness 154's mother's] death and the placement of Witness 154 and his siblings into foster care, before their transfer to the [Blanche Pierre Family Group Home]. Refers to Witness 154's father's death. Refers to support provided to Witness 154 and his siblings by [Blanche Pierre] houseparents [Jane and Alan Maguire], also noting support available to Witness 154 through his Catholic faith and participation as an altar boy. Refers to Witness 154 being made the subject of a Parental Rights Order. Discusses emotional damage caused and reopened following [Jane and Alan Maguire's] departure from [Blanche Pierre], and support offered to Witness 154 to help him adjust. Refers to Witness 154's appearances before Centeniers' Enquiries, and his completion of a Voluntary Probation Order. Refers to Witness 154's first appearance before the Juvenile Court, commenting on the charges put forward. Recommends that a firm sentence be issued to Witness 154, suggesting a period at the Attendance Centre as appropriate in the circumstances.


Blanche Pierre Family Group Home
Battle of Flowers
Children's Services
Children's Office
Highlands College
Le Squez School
States of Jersey Police
Juvenile Court
Davenport, Richard
Maguire, Alan
Maguire, Jane
Skinner, Anton


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