Advertisement

Man connected with Hamilton human trafficking probe arrested for breaking bail

A Hamilton man, tied to a human trafficking case, was arrested on Thursday Sept. 10, 2020 for violating parole, according to investigators.
A Hamilton man, tied to a human trafficking case, was arrested on Thursday Sept. 10, 2020 for violating parole, according to investigators. Don Mitchell / Global News

Police have arrested a Hamilton man, already facing criminal charges related to human trafficking, for violating bail conditions.

Detectives say the 31-year-old is connected with an investigation that began in April 2020 after a victim came forward to police.

The suspect was arrested and charged with human trafficking-related offences in May.

Read more: Police investigating drive-by shooting in Hamilton’s north end

Investigators say the man was arrested again on Thursday for possession of cocaine and a large sum of cash. He faces eight new charges for allegedly failing to comply with his probation conditions and allegedly trafficking drugs.

Police say the human trafficking investigation is on-going and believe there are more victims that have yet to come forward.

Story continues below advertisement