Brendon Wells was a staff Sgt. with the Cornwall Police Service in the early 90s when the illegal $32,000 pay-off of David Silmser transpired, and when Perry Dunlop stumbled upon the Silmser allegations, realized his police force was no longer investigating, and reported the allegations to the Children’s Aid Society.
By the time the Cornwall Public Inquiry was underway on mid 2000 Brendon Wells had attained the rank of Inspector.
Inspector Brendon Wells testified at the Cornwall Public Inquiry 03, 04 and 05 June 2008
21 February 1994: Staff Sgt. B.F. Wells to David Silmser
09 February 1994: CPS Public Complaint – Investigative Steps Taken in Silmser compliant against Cst. Heidi Sebalj shows Colin McKinnon approached by CPS on this date (it was McKinnon who shortly thereafter drafted documents to have Perry Dunlop be charged under Police Services Act)
11 January 1994: Silmser’s lawyer Bryce Geoffrey to CPS Chief Carl Johnston and Cst. Heidi Sebalj re legal action regarding release of David Silmser’s victim statement