Warrant issued for third suspect in armed robbery of Ajax Subway


Published June 21, 2022 at 2:56 pm

A warrant has been issued for an outstanding suspect who is wanted on numerous firearm charges arising from an armed robbery of a Subway restaurant in Ajax last month.

Members of Durham Police’s West Division Criminal Investigation Bureau initiated an investigation after three suspects pointed a gun at and assaulted a Subway on Harwood Ave. S. in Ajax on May 1.

Investigators executed three search warrants in Markham and two in Ajax, which yielded various firearm parts and a handgun. Two men – Nathan Dacosta-Dasilva, 28 and Livan Pena Masabo, 26; both of Ajax – were arrested and charged with a total of 22 gun and assault-related offences.

The third suspect has now been identified and a warrant issued for Jaheen Ball, 20, of Markham. Ball is wanted on ten charges, including conspiracy to commit an indictable offence and use firearm to commit an indictable offence.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact Det. Burrows of the West Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2521.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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