Attempt Murder at 646 Main Street East

Hamilton Police have arrested and charged a 33-year-old female from Hamilton for an attempted murder on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. A 27-year-old male is also wanted in connection with the incident.

At approximately 11:00 p.m., on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, a 30 year-old male attended 646 Main Street East, which was a residence of an acquaintance.

When he was invited inside, the victim was viciously attacked by the assailants.

Two of the individuals involved in the attack stole the victim’s keys and left the area in the victim’s white Acura sedan.

Another individual attended the residence as the beating was taking place and attempted to intervene but he was unable to assist.

A 9-1-1 call was generated due to the disturbance.This male was arrested near the scene as it was initially believed that he was involved. Upon further investigation, it was determined he was a witness to this crime and he was released unconditionally.

When police attended the scene, one of the assailants jumped out a window to escape.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he underwent lifesaving surgery. He is still listed as being in critical condition.

The 33-year-old female resident from the apartment, Madeleine Peternel, also known as Madeleine Divers returned to the scene and was arrested.

She has been charged with Attempted Murder and Robbery. She appeared in a Hamilton court this afternoon and has been remanded into custody.

An arrest warrant for Attempted Murder and Robbery has been issued for 27 year-old Jason Anthony Long.




  • Jason Anthony LONG
    From Hamilton


  • Male, white
    150 Ibs
    Arms – Tattoo sleeves
    Face – Tear drop tattoo under right eye, tattoos on both sides of neck


  • Attempted Murder
  • Robbery

Long is known to police.

He had a shaved head on the sides with longer hair on top, Mohawk style, at the time of the offence. He has sleeve tattoos on his arms, a teardrop tattoo under his right eye and tattoos on both sides of his neck.The weapons that were used in the attack have not all been recovered at this time.

Jason Long is considered dangerous.If seen, members of the public are encouraged to call 9-1-1. Do not approach.

The victim’s stolen white Acura, TLX is now missing its front bumper and is outstanding.

The scene at Main Street East and Burris Street is being maintained as investigators are currently executing a search warrant.

Forensic Detectives are still processing the scene. A police presence can be expected in this area until tomorrow.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact Detective Daryl Reid of the Major Crime Unit by calling 905-546-3825.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com