On August 4th, 2017 members of the 2 District Criminal Investigation Unit began an investigation into an unprovoke assault on perons including children that occurred in the area of Clifton Hill.  This investigation led to the identification of two males, Jassem JASSEM and Salloum JASSEM suspected of committing the assault.  Salloum JASSEM was arrest a short time after the assault and an arrest warrant was issued for Jassem JASSEM, who remained at large.

On October 5, 2017 members of the 2 District Criminal Investigation Unit received information that Jassem JASSEM was staying at a residence in the City of Mississauga.  Police confirmed the information and received a warrant to enter the residence and arrest Jassem JASSEM on the outstanding charges.  While affecting the arrest of Jassem JASSEM, police located one kilo of cocaine, 9 pounds of marijuana and approximately $108, 050 of Canadian currency.

Further investigation revealed a secondary location associated to these parties.  Members of the 2 District Criminal Investigation Unit obtained a search warrant for this location which contained 2.5 kilograms of cocaine, 5 ounces of heroin, 4 ounces of MDMA and 1 pound of marijuana.

Since the start of this investigation police have seized over $250,000 in narcotics and approximately $200,000 in Canadian Currency.

Police have charged the following individuals:

Jassem JASSEM: possession for the purpose of trafficking X3, proceeds of crime over $5000 x2, assault with a weapon x9, and possession of counterfeit currency.

Dila BATAINEH: possession for the purpose of trafficking X3, proceeds of crime over $5000 x2, breach of recognizance, and possession of counterfeit currency

Ritchard QUAST:  possession for the purpose of trafficking x5, possession of proceeds of crime over $5000, and possession of counterfeit currency.

Jayson McQUEEN-BROWN: possession for the purpose of trafficking, possession of proceeds of crime over $5000, and possession of counterfeit currency.

Salloum JASSEM: assault with a weapon X9.

The investigation continues with further charges expected in the near future.