Digital copy of Documents relating to Witness 167's involvement in criminal offences. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 167's Witness Statements to the States of Jersey Police, see C/D/AW1/B1/2/2/12.

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March 1st 1980 - March 31st 1980

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• Case Notes dated March 1980. Refers to Witness 167 and another girl being warned for Juvenile Court at a Parish Hall Enquiry presided over by Centenier [Harry] Baudains. Includes a note to Mrs [Brenda] Chappell stating that the other child's case will be prepared by the Probation Department and asking whether she would wish to advise accordingly. Notes that the Child Care Officer will deal with Witness 167's case. Refers to a series of incidents resulting in Witness 167 being placed into care at Haut de la Garenne. Notes that the day following the Parish Hall Enquiry, Witness 167 and other were caught shoplifting from a shop at lunchtime, noting that Witness 167 had left school at lunchtime against her foster parents' instructions. Notes lack of willingness on part of both foster parents and Witness 167 for her to remain in the foster home, rferring to her subsequent admission to Haut de la Garenne. Refers to understanding regarding a police investigation regarding numerous shoplifting offences, cancellation of the Juvenile Court hearing by Centenier Baudains and transfer of responsibility of timing to the Police. Notes intentions to see Witness 167 at Haut de la Garenne to talk through her problems in the hope of reconciliation with the foster home. • Report dated 10 March 190 submitted by Woman Police Constable C M Elliott concerning charges against two pupils at Le Rocquier [School] including Witness 167. Notes that both girls are charged with larceny shop, with Witness 167 also charged with being drunk and incapable. Names Woman Police Constable C M Elliott, Police Constable J N de la Haye and Woman Police Sergeant S Bond as witnesses. Outlines the facts of the case, referring to Witness 167 being apprehended by Police having been found intoxicated. Provides details of an acocunt provided by the other girl during an interview and a subsequent interview with Witness 167 in the presence of her foster parents and Mr R Davenport, Child Care Officer. Notes admission by Witness 167 to having consumed alcohol that she had found, noting that she later stated that she had previously stolen the alcohol from a shop. Notes Witness 167's admission that she later consumed the alcohol, remembering little of subsequent events. Refers to Witness 167 stating that stealing the alcohol was solely her idea, that nobody else had consumed any of the alcohol, that this was the first time she had done such a thing and remarks about her home life. Refers to Witness 167 expressing regret for her actions and details of re-interview with the other girl during which she told a version of events corroborating Witness 167's account.


Baudains, Harry, Centenier
Bond, Sergeant
Chappell, Brenda
Davenport, Richard
de la Haye, J N, Police Constable
Elliott, C M, Woman Police Constable
Children's Office
Education Committee
Haut de la Garenne
Juvenile Court
Le Rocquier School
States of Jersey Police


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