Peel Police - Two Arrests Made in Human Trafficking Investigation

Posted on Thursday January 04, 2018

Brampton – Investigators from the Major Drugs and Vice Bureau have arrested a male and a female previously wanted for Human Trafficking related offences that occurred in Peel Region and other jurisdictions. 

On Tuesday, December 26, 2017, police responded to a report of a male suspect who had stabbed a female in the area of Kennedy Road and Sandalwood Parkway in the City of Brampton. The victim sustained minor injuries as a result of the assault. Further investigation determined that a male believed to be responsible for the stabbing, along with another female, had previously exploited the victim in the sex trade industry.

On Friday, December 29, 2017, investigators issued arrests warrants for Audley CROOKS and Crystal EISEN.

On Saturday, December 30, 2017, both parties were arrested.  

Audley CROOKS was charged with the following offences:

Human Trafficking

Receive Material Benefit Resulting from Human Trafficking

Procuring                              

Exercise Control over a Prostitute

Material Benefit from Sexual Services

Utter Threat to Cause Bodily Harm

Assault with a Weapon

Assault

Breach of Recognizance X2

Crystal EISEN was charged with one count of Procuring.

Both CROOKS and EISEN were held pending a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton.

If anyone has information in relation to this investigation, they are urged to call the Major Drugs and Vice Unit at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3555 or 3515.  Anonymous tips can also be submitted via Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.

For media inquiries, please contact the on-duty Public Information Officer at (905) 453-2121, ext. 4027.

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Occurrence:   17-0481996

N/R:    17-455 .1

 

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