59-Year-Old Man Charged with Human Trafficking


A Hamilton Police investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Hamilton man, for a number of Human Trafficking related offences.

The Hamilton Police Service has arrested and charged, 59-year-old, Gary Leblanc, currently of Hamilton, after an investigation into a report of a sexual assault that occurred between November of 2022 and February of 2023.

Gary Leblanc has been charged with the following:



Gary Leblanc

59-year-old man

currently of Hamilton

  • Trafficking in Person Under 18 years
  • Material Benefit from Sexual Services Under 18 years
  • Procuring Persons Under the Age of 18 years
  • Sexual Assault
  • Sexual Interference
  • Invitation to Sexual Touching

Hamilton Police believe there may be additional victims as the suspect would target vulnerable youth and transport them in a grey sedan.

If you have any information that you believe could assist police with this investigation you are asked to contact Detectives of the Human Trafficking Unit at 905-546-3828 or the Vice & Drugs Unit non-emergency line at  905-546-3801.

We want all survivors of sexual violence to know that we believe them and we will respect their choice when and how they report an incident.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com

There is no guaranteed way to prevent sexual assault. Sharing the details of this assault is intended to provide the community information, and people are encouraged to trust their instincts. For confidential support, please call the Sexual Assault Centre's 24-hour support line at 905-525-4162; connect at www.sacha.ca, the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care Centre at www.hhsc.ca/sadv or the Centre de santé communautaire www.cschn.