Two men are facing charges following an investigation by the Saskatoon Police Service VICE- Human Trafficking Unit.
At approximately 8 p.m., June 29, patrol officers responded to a domestic complaint in the 200 block of Willis Crescent. It was reported that a 23-year-old woman had been held in a residence over a period of time. After further investigation, Patrol members contacted the VICE-Human Trafficking Unit to assist. As the whereabouts of the men were not known at the time, warrants were issued.
At approximately 1 p.m., on July 2, members of the Guns and Gangs Unit attended to the 1500 block of Rayner Ave where both men were taken into custody without incident.
A 23 year old Kindersley man is charged with trafficking persons, material benefit (trafficking), uttering threats (x 2), theft under $5000, breach of release order, and breach of conditional sentence order.
A 30 year old Saskatoon man is charged with trafficking persons, uttering threats, and breach of release order (x 2).
The Saskatoon Police Service VICE Unit members work to connect victims and survivors, of human trafficking, with the community resources they need. If you have information or a tip, regarding a possible human trafficking case, please visit, www.canadianhumantraffickinghotline.ca.