Orillia Crime Unit helps human trafficking unit nab wanted man


Huntsville man, 58, accused of numerous multi-jurisdictional incidences dating back to 2010 faces sex assault and other charges

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ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE

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Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) members from the new Provincial Human Trafficking Intelligence-led Joint Forces Investigations, with assistance from the Orillia Crime Unit and detachment members, arrested and charged a multi-jurisdictional offender.

In May 2020, the investigation began with allegations made by a victim who did not get paid for their services. During the investigation, numerous multi-jurisdictional incidences dating back to 2010 were identified and additional victims came forward with similar complaints.

As a result of the investigation, 58-year-old Tony Orr of Huntsville, has been charged with:

    •    Sexual assault, Section 271 CCC (X3);

    •    Communicate with anyone for the purpose of obtaining sexual services, Section 286.1(1) CCC (X1); and,

    •    Fraud under $5,000, Section 380(1)(b) CCC (X2)

The accused in scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 26, 2021. Previous charges are before the court.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation should contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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“Being a victim of any crime can be devastating. In these instances, the offender purposely chose highly vulnerable, marginalized individuals to victimize. Other victims may be out there and we ask that they contact the police if they have information.” – Detective Sergeant Andrew Taylor, Anti-Human Trafficking Unit

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