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Mounties Lay Charges in Human Trafficking and Forcible Confinement Case

Friday, October 14, 2016 @ 2:52 PM

Prince George, B.C. – Two people are facing multiple charges following a police investigation into a report of human trafficking and forcible confinement.policecarnew

Prince George RCMP Corporal Craig Douglass says an investigation began two days ago into the reported human trafficking and forcible confinement of a woman at a local motel located in the 3600 block of Highway 97 in the Hart.

He says it’s believed that the victim was held against her will for a number of days and forced into the sex trade.

Douglass says at around 5 p.m. that day a 33-year-old male and a 34-year-old female were arrested without incident.

Both were held in police custody and are expected to appear in court today.

As a result of the arrests, the following charges have been approved against 33-year-old Prince George man Jody Lee Burns:

  • Trafficking in persons
  • Forcible confinement
  • Sexual assault with a firearm
  • Possession of firearm while prohibited
  • Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking

The following charges have also been approved against 34-year-old Prince George woman Jennifer Dawn Comadina:

  • Trafficking in persons
  • Forcible confinement
  • Sexual assault with a firearm

Douglass says the investigation is just beginning and notes police are looking into the possibility that there may have been other victims.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 250-561-3300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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