Suspects From Brampton Facing Charges Following Human Trafficking Allegations
Two suspects from Brampton are facing charges following human trafficking allegations.
According to London Police, Javon Reid, 24, and Jevone Brown, 26, are both currently in custody following allegations that date back to 2015 and involve a girl under the age of 18.
However, police believe there may be more victims.
"We are very concerned that there may be more girls and women who have been taken from city to city and trafficked," D/Sgt. Dave Poustie, head of the Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Section, said in a statement. "Any potential victims are urged to contact the London Police Service or their local policing agency."
And as a result of an ongoing investigation, detectives believe the suspects were active in cities along, or near, the 401 corridor between 2015 and 2019.
In addition to London, it is believed that the suspects were involved in trafficking in Windsor, Sarnia, Waterloo, Niagara Falls, Peterborough, several cities in the GTA and Montreal.
Brown has been known to use the names 'Vonnie', 'Q-Tip' or 'Sachi' and Reid has been known to use the name 'Lights'.
Both the accused are facing the following alleged charges:
- Trafficking of a person under the age of 18 years
- Sexual interference with a person under 16 years of age
- Sexual assault as a party to offence with another person
- Obtaining sexual services for consideration from person under 18 years of age
- Financial/material benefit/trafficking person under 18
- Advertising another person's sexual services
Brown is also facing the following alleged charges:
- An additional count of obtaining sexual services for consideration from person under 18 years of age
- Two additional counts of advertising another person's sexual services
- Three counts of import/sell/distribute, etc. child pornography
- Two counts of print/publish/possess to publish child pornography
Anyone with information in relation to this investigation is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Information can also be sent in online anonymously to www.londoncrimestoppers.com.
Photos are courtesy of London Police.
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