Police arrest alleged pimp, seek victims

Laval Police have arrested a 24-year-old man for pimping and making death threats.

for procuring and death threats. Police say evidence shows that other people could have been under the control of Garyto Agnant, who was operating in Laval and the surrounding area. The alleged offences allegedly took place between 2020 and today.

The victim, a young woman in her 30s who was working as an escort, reportedly came into contact with the suspect in the fall of 2020. He allegedly offered to take charge of her security, in return for a remittance of her earnings. A few months later, the victim found a new job and distanced herself from the suspect. However, in October 2021, they reconnected, the suspect allegedly trying to involve the victim in a fraud scheme, and threatened her life at the moment she wanted to get out from under his control.

Agnant was arrested on June 15 and appears in Quebec this week. Anyone who has been a victim, or who has information about Garyto Agnant, is invited to contact police in complete confidentiality via the InfoLine 450 662 INFO (4636) or by calling 911, citing file LVL 211209-070.

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