MASON CITY, Iowa – A man who wound up in a snow bank while fleeing arrest is now heading to prison.
Frederick Joseph Olson, 46 of Clear Lake, was arrested after a car chase on February 14. The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office says Olson sped away from a traffic stop in Mason City and after a pursuit where stop sticks were deployed at three different locations and Olson tried to ram a patrol vehicle, he crashed his vehicle into a snow bank.
Olson pleaded guilty to felony eluding and misdemeanor possession of methamphetamine. He’s been sentenced to five years behind bars and a $315 fine.