Four people from Ottawa facing charges after investigators stop attempt to smuggle cocaine into Canada

Three men and one woman from Ottawa are facing numerous charges after a joint investigation between different police agencies foiled an attempt to ship a large quantity of cocaine into the country.

The Ottawa RCMP Transnational Serious and Organized Crime (TSOC) team, with the assistance of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and Ottawa Police Service have stopped an Ottawa-based organized crime group responsible importing large shipments of cocaine into Canada.

In total, the investigation prevented 52 kilograms of cocaine, with a street value between 1.4 and 1.7 million dollars, from entering Canada.


The individuals charged are:

Andrew Abboud (40)

Tawab Sayed Dadshani (48)

Ebrahim Dadshani (31)

Sawsan Ayack (38)