Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) has issued a Canada-wide warrant for the arrest of 28-year-old Kemron Alexander who was allegedly involved in sex trafficking a 12-year-old girl.
Alexander faces 11 criminal charges related to human trafficking and sexual assault. He is known to travel between Edmonton, Calgary, Fort McMurray, Vancouver, Kelowna, and the B.C. lower mainland area and has connections to Ontario.
“Our primary concern is supporting this child victim and exhausting every measure to ensure she is protected from her alleged perpetrator. We need to get him in custody and we need the public’s help in locating him,” said S. Sgt. Frank Page.
Police say the child has been reunited with her mother and has received support and specialized care resources.
ALERT says it’s worked closely with Fort McMurray RCMP, Kelowna RCMP, and Vancouver Police since the investigation started in May 2022.
Charges against Alexander include:
- Trafficking a person under the age of 18
- Procuring a person under the age of 18
- Sexual exploitation
- Arrangement for sexual offence against a child
- Obtaining sexual services for consideration
- Material benefit from sex trafficking
- Advertisement of sexual services
- Overcoming resistance to commission of offence
- Sexual assault
- Sexual interference
- Invitation to sexual touching
ALERT says there is a limited amount of information that can be shared at this time.
Anyone with information on Alexander’s whereabouts is asked to contact their local police or Crime Stoppers. He is known to carry weapons and should not be approached.
Survivors of sex trafficking can call 211 for help.