Arrest Made in Human Trafficking Investigation

Posted On Friday November 17, 2023

Region of Peel – Investigators from the Vice and Human Trafficking Unit have arrested and charged an adult male in relation to a sex trafficking investigation of a female under 18 years old.

The victim in this investigation was forced into the sex trade while the male exercised control over numerous aspects of her life, while profiting from it.

On the 15th of November 2023, 21 year old Elijah GREY from Brampton, was arrested and charged with the following offences:

  • Human Trafficking Under 18 years old
  • Receive Material Benefits Under 18 years old
  • Exercise Control Persons Under 18 years old
  • Procuring Under 18 years old
  • Advertising Sexual Services
  • Derive Material Benefits from a person under 18 years old
  • Assault
  • Assault with a Weapon
  • Breach of Undertaking
  • Making Child Porn
  • Making Child Porn Available

He was held for a bail hearing and appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton.

Investigators believe there may be additional victims, particularly in the Greater Toronto Area, and are urging they to contact them at 905-453-2121, extension 3555.  Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca

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For media inquiries, please contact the on-duty Media Relations Officer at (905) 453-2121, extension 4027.

 

N/R: 23-346

Inc. #:  PR230366472

 

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