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Two men arrested in a Drug and Firearm Investigation,
Loaded semi-automatic assault style rifle recovered,
Two loaded semi-automatic handguns recovered,
Islington Avenue and Bloor Street



Broadcast time: 11:10
Monday, April 15, 2019

31 Division
416-808-3100

Case #: 2019-675949


The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of the arrest of two men in a firearm and drug investigation.

Officers from 31 Division applied for and were granted search warrants for two addresses and a vehicle associated to a 28-year-old man.

It is alleged that:

- on Sunday, April 14, 2019, officers executed a search warrant at an address

- two men were located inside and arrested without incident

- the second man provided police with false identification

- further investigation revealed the man was wanted on multiple warrants in the first instance by the London Police Service

- a search of the address yielded a loaded 9mm Taurus semi-automatic handgun, a loaded Ruger 380 semi-automatic handgun, a quantity of ammunition and large quantities of cocaine and fentanyl

- a search of the second associated address yielded a loaded 22-calibre Mossberg assault-style rifle and a quantity of ammunition


On Sunday, April 14, 2019, Heysham Baity, 28, of Toronto was arrested. He is charged with:

1. three counts of Careless Storage of a Firearm
2. three counts of Possess Loaded Firearm
3. three counts of Possess Restricted or Prohibited Firearm without holding a license and registration Certificate
4. three counts of Possess Restricted or Prohibited Firearm knowingly not holding a license and registration Certificate
5. two counts of Possess Firearm with Altered Serial Number
6. three counts of Careless Storage of Ammunition
7. Possess Prohibited Device
8. Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over
9. Obstruct Police Officer
10. two counts of Possess Firearm While Prohibited
13. Possession of Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (Cocaine)
14. Possession of Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (Cocaine)
15. Possession of Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (Fentynal)


On Sunday, April 14, 2019, Dominique Mossel, 28, of London has been charged with:

1. two counts of Careless Storage of a Firearm
2. two counts of Possess Loaded Firearm
3. two counts of Possess Restricted or Prohibited Firearm without holding a license and registration Certificate
4. two counts of Possess Restricted or Prohibited Firearm knowingly not holding a license and registration Certificate
5. two counts of Possess Firearm with Altered Serial Number
6. two counts of Careless Storage of Ammunition
7. Possess Prohibited Device
8. Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over
9. Obstruct Police Officer
10. two counts of Possess Firearm While Prohibited
11. two counts of Possession of Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (Cocaine)
12. Possession of Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (Fentynal)

Both men are scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall Courts on Monday, April 15, 2019.


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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Jason Taylor, 31 Division




Two men arrested in a Drug and Firearm Investigation,
Loaded semi-automatic assault style rifle recovered,
Two loaded semi-automatic handguns recovered,
Islington Avenue and Bloor Street



9mm Taurus semi-automatic handgun, a loaded Ruger 380 semi-automatic handgun allegedly seized
Above: 9mm Taurus semi-automatic handgun, a loaded Ruger 380 semi-automatic handgun allegedly seized




Two men arrested in a Drug and Firearm Investigation,
Loaded semi-automatic assault style rifle recovered,
Two loaded semi-automatic handguns recovered,
Islington Avenue and Bloor Street



22 calibre Mossberg Assault style rifle allegedly seized
Above: 22 calibre Mossberg Assault style rifle allegedly seized