AUSTIN, Minn. – A Rochester man is pleading guilty to stalking a woman in Mower County.
Jeffrey Charles Podolske, 53, was arrested in July and charged with felony stalking and 1st degree criminal damage to property. A woman told the Mower County Sheriff’s Office that Podolske had violated a restraining order by repeatedly sending her text messages and had threatened to kill her.
The woman also accused Podolske of destroying a vehicle she was in the process of buying by repeatedly ramming it with his pickup truck.
Podolske entered a guilty plea Friday to felony stalking. His sentencing is scheduled for January 2, 2020.