Digital copy of the Witness Statement of Civilian Investigator Brian Robin Carter to the States of Jersey Police provided in relation to an investigation conducted by South Yorkshire Police into alleged misconduct by André Bonjour during investigations into allegations of historic child abuse. Recorded by Detective Inspector Crick. For André Bonjour's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 5 October 2015, see C/D/AW4/B2/1/WS000642.

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February 5th 2008 - February 5th 2008

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Provides details about his background, experience and overview of his employment with the States of Jersey Police between 1988 and 2007, particularly in relation to his role as serving Officer to the Child Protection Team. Sets out details of an investigation undertaken by him into allegations against David Powell and Paul Romeril involving the sexual abuse of a young male, referring to text messages recovered from Romeril's phone which mentioned John de la Haye. Recalls brining the involvement of de la Haye to the attention of Detective Sergeant Louis Beghin but lack of evidence to justify the arrest of de la Haye. Provides details of action time taken in relation to investigating the de la Haye reference, referring to involvement of Detective Inspector Alison Fossey in the investigation. Includes remarks about advice received in respect of the de la Haye investigation. Refers to a prior investigation conducted into allegations of sexual abuse against Thomas Hamon and approach made to Detective Inspector Peter Hewlett with a view of instituting a large scale investigation into allegations of historical child abuse at Haut de la Garenne . Refers to a report compiled by Peter Hewlett and then submitted to Detective Chief Inspector [André] Bonjour. States that he heard no more about about the report or the possibility of an investigation into Haut de la Garenne. Recalls a brief conversation with [André] Bonjour relating to Haut de la Garenne where Bonjour dismissed the possibility of an investigation.


Béghin, Louis
Bonjour, André Paolo
Carter, Brian
Crick, Detective Inspector
De La Haye, John
de la Haye, Mrs
Fossey, Alison
Hamon, Thomas
Hewlett, Peter
Powell, David
Romeril, Paul
Child Protection Team
Public Protection Unit
Haut de la Garenne
Les Quennevais School
South Yorkshire Police
States of Jersey Police


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