Mankato man faces felony stalking, domestic assault charges

Michael D. Olson, 36, faces multiple felony charges in Blue Earth County following an alleged incident of domestic violence and stalking.
Published: Oct. 4, 2022 at 6:45 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 4, 2022 at 10:55 PM CDT
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MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - A Mankato man faces felony charges for allegedly beating and choking a woman.

36-year-old Michael Dean Olson has been charged with felony counts of stalking, domestic assault, and drug possession in Blue Earth County Court.

(Blue Earth County Jail)

Michael Dean Olson, 36, has been charged with felony counts of stalking, domestic assault, and drug possession in Blue Earth County Court.

A criminal complaint says officers responded to a call on Sept. 25, where they met a woman who was was crying and seemed afraid.

She told officers Olson punched her in the face and had choked her because he was angry at her for taking money.

The complaint goes on to say the woman reported Olson had burned her knee and pushed her several days prior.

Court documents say she sought medical attention for three hairline fractures in her chest that were allegedly caused by Olson.

Olson is facing charges for a separate incident in which he is accused of choking another woman.

He will have a hearing in that case in December.

Olson court date for the most recent charges is set for January.

He is currently out of jail after posting a non-cash bond.