Grantsburg Man Arrested After Trying to Flee Police

Monday, October 19th, 2009 at 5:58 am

A 22-year-old from Grantsburg is in the Pine County Jail after trying to run from police.  Terry Olson was arrested Thursday and is accused of fleeing police on foot, obstruction of legal process, and failing to register as a sex offender.

According to the criminal complaint, police noticed Olson walking north on the shoulder of Highway 61 in Hinckley.  When police tried to stop him because of his failing to register on the sex offender list, Olson started running.   Police were able to track him down and after a short tussle, he was placed under arrest.

The criminal complaint states that as a sex offender Olson is to advise authorities when he is leaving Burnett county and entering Pine County, but he did not.

Bail is set at $1,000.   Olson is due back in court on Wednesday, October 21st.

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