Halton Police make arrests in human trafficking investigation involving teenage girls

 

Halton Police announced arrests in a human trafficking investigation involving two teenage girls Wednesday (Aug. 12).

Police say the investigation, assisted by Barrie Police, stemmed from an incident that occurred at a Burlington hotel in July.

The victims were ages 16 and 18.

Charged:

Kevaun Orlando Parkes (22) of Brampton

  • Trafficking in Persons - Child
  • Material Benefit - Trafficking in Persons - Child
  • Material Benefit - Purchasing Offence - Child
  • Knowingly Advertise for Sexual Services x2
  • Trafficking in Persons - Adult
  • Material Benefit - Trafficking in Persons - Adult
  • Material Benefit - Purchasing Offence - Adult
  • Withhold or Destroy Identity Document - Adult
  • Assault
  • Procuring - Child

A youth offender (male) from Brampton:

  • Trafficking in Persons - Child
  • Material Benefit - Trafficking in Persons - Child
  • Material Benefit - Purchasing Offence - Child
  • Knowingly Advertise for Sexual Services x2
  • Trafficking in Persons - Adult
  • Material Benefit - Trafficking in Persons - Adult
  • Material Benefit - Purchasing Offence - Adult
  • Procuring - Child

Both parties were held in custody pending a bail hearing.

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