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OPP looking for Orillia man wanted for attempted murder

A 20-year-old Orillia man is wanted in connection to an incident in Ramara Township on July 29
Jake Marcellus
Supplied photo of Jake Marcellus

RAMARA - On Monday, July 29, 2019 the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call for a serious assault in Ramara Township.

At approximately 2:20 a.m. officers responded to a call at a Logan Lane residence where a 23-year-old Ramara man was located badly injured. The County of Simcoe Paramedic Services was on the scene tending to the male. The victim was transported to a Toronto area hospital via Air ORNGE in critical condition.

The Orillia OPP along with Orillia OPP Crime Unit and Central Region Forensic Identification Services were called in to investigate this incident.

After a thorough investigation a First Instance Warrant has been issued for Jake Marcellus, age 20, of Orillia in relation to this incident. The suspect is wanted for Attempted Murder contrary to Section 239(1)(b) of the Criminal Code.

Police do not believe the male to be a danger to the public; however, police urge the public to not approach the male if he is located or his whereabouts are known. 

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Orillia OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). You can submit your information online at if you have any information on this crime or any other crime.

Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.