Digital copy of a Report by Detective Sergeant David Hill detailing research on whether if there had been any disclosures about cellars or underground areas prior to a press release of 23 February 2008. Undated, c. 5 September 2009. [Some details redacted].

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September 5th 2009 - September 5th 2009

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Refers to a request from the Attorney General in a letter dated 2 September 2008 to Deputy Chief Officer David Warcup to establish if any persons had come forward to Operation Rectangle with details of cellars/underground areas prior to a press release of 23 February 2008, detailing research carried out on all statements, message pads and intelligence using the HOLMES system. Provides a list of persons who have provided statements to the enquiry in which they have mentioned cellars or similar, providing details in each case including the date of the statement, area mentioned and orginating document. Summarises the information listed, provides details of events between 24 and 27 February 2008, lists sources of information for the report and includes conclusion that the excavation of the cellars and underground area was based on intelligence that the enquiry team had collated prior to 26 February 2008. Also includes assessment regarding the credibility of allegations regarding serious sexual assaults taking place in the cellars, remarking on the dimensions of the cellars, the limited access and the descriptions of the alleged offenders. Includes an index of contents listing documents related to research of information and intellgence regarding cellars area


Bray, Keith
Carter, Brian, Detective Constable
Coupland, Victoria Tansy
Gradwell, Mick
Harper, Lenny
Hill, David, Detective Sergeant
Journeaux, Louise
Warcup, David
Attorney General
Haut de la Garenne
Law Officers' Department
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Operation Rectangle
States of Jersey Police


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