Jury finds man in wheelchair guilty of assault with weapon
GRANITE FALLS -- A Yellow Medicine County jury returned guilty verdicts Wednesday night against Allen Chancey Olson, 55, of Canby, for felony charges of terroristic threats, reckless disregard of risk, and second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon.
The verdicts followed a two-day trial in Granite Falls.
Olson is paraplegic as the result of a spinal cord injury and relies on a wheelchair to farm land in Florida Township outside of Canby.
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