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Man faces more charges linked to human trafficking in Niagara

Originally arrested earlier this month, the 40-year-old faces new charges in connection with ongoing investigation
2021-04-05 Niagara Regional Police cruiser
Niagara Regional Police Service file photo

A Brampton man facing multiple charges related to the alleged trafficking of women through Niagara and Halton is facing even more accusations today.

Patrick Boyd Park, 40, has been slapped with multiple new charges, including two counts of sexual assault and one count of obtaining sexual services for consideration.

Detectives believe there could be additional victims. Police say Park was involved in the adult entertainment industry and was known as "Luca" or "Lukas."

Below is the full press release from Niagara Regional Police:

Detectives assigned to the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) Human Trafficking Unit with assistance from the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) continue to investigate the trafficking of women throughout the Regional Municipality’s of Niagara and Halton.

Further to the criminal charges that were laid on Sept. 10, 2022, in relation to Patrick Boyd Park, a 40-year-old from Brampton, additional victims have come forward.  As a result of the continued investigation, Patrick Boyd Park has been charged with additional Criminal Code offences, listed as follows:

  • Obtaining sexual services for consideration
  • Sexual assault (2 counts)
  • Uttering threats
  • Assault

Detectives continue to believe there could be additional victims.  Park was involved in the adult entertainment industry and was known as 'Luca' or 'Lukas'.

Park is currently in the custody of Ontario’s Correctional Services and has a next scheduled court appearance on October 3rd, 2022, via video link to the Robert S.K. Welch Courthouse, located at 59 Church Street, in the City of St. Catharines.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the lead detective at 905-688-4111, option 3, 1009548.

Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477.  Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information that leads to an arrest.