Toronto man arrested after human trafficking investigation in Burlington


Published April 20, 2022 at 2:40 pm

A Toronto man has been arrested following a human trafficking investigation in Burlington.

Halton police began the investigation in January after a suspect was identified at a Burlington hotel.

On Tuesday, April 19, investigators from the HRPS Human Trafficking Unit arrested 29-year-old Tyrelle Campbell of Etobicoke. Campbell is known to go by the alias “Skoobz”.

He has been charged with:

  • Trafficking of a Person Under 18
  • Material Benefit from Sexual Services Provided by Person Under 18
  • Advertise Sexual Services
  • Exercising Control, Direction or Influence Over the Movement of a Person
  • Procuring Person Under 18
  • Material Benefit Resulting from Trafficking in Persons
  • Householder Permitting Sexual Activity to Person Under 18
  • Non-consensual Distribution of Intimate Images
  • Make, Print or Publish Child Pornography
  • Import or Distribute Child Pornography
  • Possession of Child Pornography
  • Fail to Comply with Release Order
  • Fail to Attend Court

Campbell was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Police believe there are additional victims in regards to this investigation and are asking anyone who has come into contact with Tyrelle Campbell or has information to contact the Human Trafficking Unit at 905-825-4747 ext. 4674.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or at the website.

Victims of violence and/or sexual assault and witnesses are encouraged to contact the Halton Regional Police Service.

If there is immediate danger or if you suspect someone is being trafficked, call 9-1-1. You may also call the Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-833-900-1010.

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