Assault With a Weapon


(ESPANOLA, ON) – On February 24, 2020, at approximately 11:00 p.m. members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an incident involving weapons and an All- Terrain Vehicle (ATV) in Espanola.

Further investigation revealed that the accused had intentionally attempted to run the victim over with an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV).

As a result, Jonathan DAVIS, 38-years-old, from Webbwood, was arrested and charged with the following:

Dangerous operation contrary to section 320.13(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada (CC),
Operation while prohibited under the Criminal Code contrary to section 320.18(1)(a) CC,
Failure to comply with release order – other than to attend court contrary to section 145(5)(a) CC,
Assault with a weapon contrary to section 267(a) CC, and
Driving while under suspension contrary to section 53(1) of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA), two counts.
The accused was sent to Bail Court in Sudbury and remains in custody with a scheduled bail hearing on March 2, 2020.


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