NEWMARKET, Ont. – A 28-year-old Mississauga, Ont., man has been found guilty of several offences arising from a human trafficking-related investigation.
York Regional Police say a Newmarket, Ont., jury found Patryck Ellis guilty of procuring a person to have illicit sexual intercourse, procuring a person to become a prostitute, exercise control, direction or influence over a person, and assault.
Ellis was arrested on Jan. 21, 2015, after a victim sought assistance from the police to exit the sex trade.
Police say Ellis is to appear in court on Jan. 30 for a sentencing hearing.