Thursday, June 12, 2008

Latest Arrest In Jersey Abuse Investigation

~Haut de la Garenne

Police have confirmed that an unnamed, 50 year-old man has been arrested in connection with the widespread abuse investigation.

The man was arrested for alleged, serious crimes not only at Haut de la Garenne, but elsewhere on the island as well.

The man is an ex-police officer who was a volunteer at Haut de la Garenne. He left the police force to work with children’s services in Jersey.

This is the fourth arrest in the case and the third connected directly to Haut de la Garenne.

Police continue to investigate numerous other suspects based on claims of abuse at the home.