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Clearview teens face attempted murder charges

Alleged victim who was found in Oro-Medonte early Saturday is still in hospital
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ORO-MEDONTE – In the early morning hours of December 24, 2016, officers from the Barrie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an injured person on Woodland Heights Drive in Oro-Medonte Township.

The County of Simcoe Paramedic Services attended the scene and transported one person to an area hospital.    

The ongoing investigation is continuing by members of the Barrie OPP and Central Region OPP Crime Unit, under the direction of Detective Inspector Randy Wright of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB).  

On Tuesday December 27, 2016, John Davey (18 years of age) and Taylor Jacksch (18 years of age), both of Clearview Township were arrested and charged with attempt murder, contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.

Both of the accused males are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice located in Barrie on December 28, 2016 for a bail hearing. The victim remains in a Toronto area hospital after suffering serious injuries.

Further information will be provided as it becomes available.

If any persons have any information in relation to this incident they are asked to contact Barrie OPP via the OPP Communications Centre at 1-888-310-1122 or Crimestoppers.

Crime-Stoppers allows the public to submit their information anonymously online at  or by calling the tip line at 1-800-222-8477, 24 hours a day.  Your information could make you eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.

For safety tips, the public is encouraged to visit the OPP web-site at