On July 11, 2017, around 7:30 a.m. members of the Gangs and Vice Unit of the Integrated Crime Team arrested 48-year old, Raymond LINCOLN of Greater Sudbury. He has been charged with the following Criminal Code offences related to Human Trafficking.
- Material Benefit from Sexual Services (2 counts)
- Advertising Sexual Services (2 counts)
- Sexual Assault (2 counts)
Raymond LINCOLN appeared in Bail Court on July 12, 2017 at the Sudbury Court House and was remanded into custody.
A publication ban has been issued by the Justice of the Peace in relation to this investigation. Additional details regarding this case are subject to the publication ban. This matter is before the courts.
If anyone has any information regarding this investigation or Human Trafficking that may be occurring in our community, please contact the Gangs and Vice Unit of the Integrated Crime Team of the Greater Sudbury Police Service 705-675-9171 or Sudbury Rainbow Crime Stoppers at 705-222-TIPS(8477) or Toll Free at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477).
The exploitation of vulnerable people will not be tolerated in our community. The Greater Sudbury Police Service works in partnership with Sudbury and Area Victim Services to inform and educate our community on the sign of Human Trafficking. Know the Signs, Make the Call. Human Trafficking is an offence that involves controlling, forcing, intimidating or deceiving a person of any age in order to exploit them through sexual acts of forced labour. For more information on the signs of Human Trafficking, please visit www.sudburyandareavictimservices.ca.