Thirty-two people have been charged and 16 victims have been saved in a cross-country effort to crack down on human trafficking. Fifty-three police forces and nearly 400 officers across Canada worked in co-ordination to carry out Operation Northern Spotlight Tuesday, Oct. 18.
A man is facing 10 charges including human trafficking, Toronto police say.
A second arrest has been made in an ongoing police investigation. Omar Dewdney, 29, of Toronto was arrested on Sept. 4. He faces 28 charges, including trafficking a person under the age of 18, forcible confinement and living off the avails of prostitution.
Several police raids took place on Thursday morning as part of a human trafficking investigation. The raids were carried out at a cluster of apartment buildings on Chalkfarm Drive near Jane Street. A number of people were led out of the building in handcuffs. The news conference regarding the arrests and charges was originally scheduled […]
Police conducted pre-dawn raids in a highrise apartment complex around Chalkfarm Drive this morning.
Three arrests have been made by Toronto police relating to a human trafficking investigation. On Feb. 27, security staff at a hotel near Bay and Dundas streets were called to a room because of a noise complaint by hotel guests, police report. Staff found a 14-year-old girl in the room during the investigation. It is alleged the girl had […]
A 22-year old Toronto man has been arrested for allegedly forcing a 19-year old woman into the sex trade industry.
A Toronto man and Ottawa man were arrested and face several charges in connection to two separate Human Trafficking incidents.