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Barrie man arrested after multi-jurisdictional human trafficking investigation

Police say the man was wanted on warrants by Niagara Regional Police
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An individual with four outstanding warrants was arrested by members of the Provincial Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence-led Joint Force Strategy (IJFS) from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Barrie Police Service (BPS) and Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS).

On Feb. 26, 2021, IJFS members were made aware of an offender that had returned to the Barrie area. The individual was wanted by NRPS on warrants for breaching conditions stemming from human trafficking-related charges.

IJFS members investigated and on March 1, 2021, arrested Jason Wallace, a 47-year-old from Barrie. Wallace will appear in court on the charges.

If you have any additional information please contact the OPP non-emergency number at 1-888-310-1122. If you or someone you know may be a victim, please call 9-1-1 immediately.

Victims are encouraged to contact the Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline toll-free at 1-833-900-1010 for support. For additional information on human trafficking, please visit or