Toronto frat drug bust nets $125,000+ - Macleans.ca

Toronto frat drug bust nets $125,000+

Two fraternity members arrested on drug and weapons charges

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A famous fraternity’s University of Toronto chapter was embarrassed last Friday when police seized $126,000 in cocaine, magic mushrooms, and ketamine (or Special K), an anesthetic used in date-rape drugs.

As reported in the Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star, and CBC, police raided the Delta Kappa Epsilon’s Alpha Phi house at 157 St. George St. in downtown Toronto. Two members of the frat Wasseem Malleye, 29, and Yong Park, 21 face charges for possession and trafficking. Malleye was also charged with weapons-related offences, according to the Star.

The Globe reported that two men cleaning up outside the frat house denied that Malleye and Park were also members. But David Easlick, the executive director of the fraternity’s international headquarters in Ann Arbor, Mich., said that the arrested men are members — and the police confirmed that Malleye is a U of T alumnus and Park is a student at the school.

One kilogram of ketamine and over 300 grams of cocaine were recovered by police, according to the CBC.


Editor’s Note: Malleye was found not guilty on all charges in December 2011.