Durham Regional Police arrest Trenton man in Human Trafficking Investigation

A 23-year-old male has been arrested in a human trafficking investigation and investigators want to ensure there are no further victims.

In July of 2020, the Human Trafficking Unit commenced an investigation after complaints from a 36-year-old female regarding human trafficking. The suspect, Cody BUTLER, procured the 36-year-old female to work for him as an escort in the sex trade.

Human trafficking investigators arrested the suspect and he is facing numerous human trafficking charges.  

Cody BUTLER, age 23, of Trenton, was arrested and charged with: Material Benefit from Sexual Services; Procuring/Exercise Control Over 18; Trafficking Persons by Recruiting and Material Benefit Trafficking Person Over 18.

He was held for a bail hearing.  

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact D/Cst. Chapman of the Human Trafficking Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5604 or 5600.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at http://www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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