Brian Scott Olson facing attempted first-degree intentional homicide charges



August 30, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – Washington County Circuit Judge James Pouros scheduled another court appearance for Oct. 11, 2017 for Brian Scott Olson, the Richfield man accused of assaulting a 13-year-old boy.

The 46-year-old Olson is facing attempted first-degree intentional homicide charges along with failure to comply with an officer’s order.

Olson’s attorney indicated after today’s court appearance he would be returning to the Winnebago Mental Health Institute.

Portions of the 11-page criminal complaint are below.  Note, some of the language is graphic.

Washington County Sheriff’s believe Olson allegedly assault of a Richfield boy on Tuesday, August 15. The boy had been mowing the lawn when his father found him unresponsive and with a serious head injury.

Olson was taken into custody by Washington County Sheriffs on Wednesday, Aug. 16.

No update has been released on the boy’s condition. His parents are asking for the public to respect their privacy.

According to Wisconsin Circuit Court Access:

Defendant Brian Scott Olson  appeared in custody in Washington County Circuit Court today (Monday, Aug. 21) with attorney Alyssa Armbrust.

County District Attorney Mark Bensen appeared for the State.

Clerk: CP. Bail/Bond hearing. Court previously determined probable cause on the record based upon affidavits; today’s hearing is for purpose of setting bond. Court has reviewed reports and finds it is probable a felony was committed by this defendant Olson.

Court sets $500,000 cash bond. Defendant is currently at Winnebago County Mental Health Institute on Ch 51.

Today in court: 






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