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Media Release

Release Date: December 5th, 2019 - 11:03am

Originator: D/Sergeant, Paul Foley, Drug & Human Trafficking Unit, 905-825-4747 ext. 4729

Contact: D/Sergeant, Paul Foley, Drug & Human Trafficking Unit, 905-825-4747 ext. 4729

Location: Milton, Halton Hills, Mississauga

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Loaded Firearm Seized during Early Morning Drug Raids

The Halton Regional Police Service – Drug and Human Trafficking Unit has completed a four month investigation targeting drug traffickers operating in Milton, Halton Hills, and Mississauga.

During the early morning hours of December 5, 2019, members of the Tactical Rescue Unit and plain clothes officers executed search warrants at residences on Eighth Line in Halton Hills and Caulfield Crescent in Mississauga, and at a business on Steeles Avenue in Milton.  Officers later executed a fourth search warrant at a residence on Ferguson Drive in Milton. 

During the course of this investigation, officers seized:

-a loaded Taurus G2S handgun

-3.5 ounces of cocaine

-38 oxycodone tablets

-37 Xanax tablets

-$5,500 in Canadian currency

-$1,000 in US currency

Carlos Jebaili (33) of Mississauga has been arrested and charged with:

-Trafficking a controlled substance

-Two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking

-Unauthorized possession of a prohibited firearm

-Possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized

-Possession of a prohibited firearm with ammunition

-Careless storage of a firearm in contravention of storage regulations

Mekhail Mekhail (32) of Halton Hills has been arrested and charged with:

-Possession of a controlled substance

-Fail to comply with recognizance

Brent McGrail (31) of Milton has been arrested and charged with:

-Three counts of trafficking a controlled substance

Jebaili and Mekhail were held in custody pending a bail hearing.  McGrail was released on a Promise to Appear and an Undertaking.

Anyone with questions or information about this investigation is asked to contact Detective Constable Kevin Magee of the Drug and Human Trafficking Unit at 905 825-4747 ext. 4964.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers "See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.