Police Press Releases Waterloo Regional Police

Child Trafficking Charge For Stratford Pervert

In April 2021, the Joint Waterloo-Guelph Human Trafficking team commenced an investigation. It was alleged that the accused obtained sexual services from the victim and solicited the sexual services for monetary compensation. 

On May 19, 2021, as a result of the ongoing investigation, a 31-year-old Stratford male has been charged with the following offences:

  • Human Trafficking (Under 18)
  • Human Trafficking
  • Receiving Material Benefit (Under 18)
  • Receiving Material Benefit
  • Three counts of Obtain Sexual Services for Consideration 

The male has been held for a bail hearing.

The victim has been provided with a safety plan and community resources as part of the Human Trafficking Crisis Intervention program.

Anyone with information relating to this incident, or anyone with information concerning potential human trafficking victims, are encouraged to contact the Joint Waterloo-Guelph Human Trafficking team at [email protected] or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

The Joint Waterloo-Guelph Human Trafficking team has been made possible by a grant from the Proceeds of Crime Front-Line Policing Grant through the Ministry of the Solicitor General.

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