DRPS charge Toronto woman with human trafficking

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Published June 24, 2021 at 3:17 pm

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Durham Region Police Service’s Human Trafficking Unit has arrested a 27 year-old Toronto woman as a result of a two-month investigation into human trafficking for sexual services.

Police are releasing a picture of the suspect to ensure there are no other victims.

A 16 year-old woman was located at a hotel in North York on April 21 by police, sparking the investigation.

Police say the victim met the suspect on Snapchat where the suspect identified herself as “Sis”. The suspect began trafficking the victim for sexual services.

Members of the DRPS Human Trafficking Unit arrested the woman in Toronto and then executed search warrants of the suspect’s rental vehicle and residence in Toronto. Police seized cash, drugs (cocaine, fentanyl, and heroin) and offense-related property.

Tameaka DELISSER of Humber Boulevard in Toronto is charged with: Advertising Sexual Services; Obtaining Sexual Services for Consideration from Person Under 18; Material Benefit from Sexual Services Provided from Person Under 18; Trafficking in Persons Under 18 by Exercising Control; Financial Benefit Trafficking Person Under 18 Age; Procuring/Recruit Person Under 18 to Provide Sexual Services; Permit Person Under 18 on Premises for Prohibited Sexual Activity x2; Possession of Child Pornography; Make, Print, Publish or Possess for the Purpose of Publication any Child Pornography; Imports/Distribute/Sell/Possess for the Purpose of Publication any Child Pornography; Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine); Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (heroin) and two counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (pink and blue fentanyl)

She was held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact D/Cst. Richardson of the Human Trafficking Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5699.

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