Olivia Man Sentenced for Fleeing 27 Nov 13

A 44-year-old Olivia man was sentenced Tuesday to 25 months in prison, which was stayed, 144 days in jail, four years of probation and a $1,000 fine on a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle for fleeing a Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s deputy through soybean fields near Atwater at speeds of 40 to 50 mph in July.

As part of his sentence, Gregory Dean Roush was given credit for 144 days served in custody and ordered to follow the recommendations of a chemical use assessment and participate in a cognitive skills program.

As part of a previous plea agreement, the West Central Tribune reports a gross misdemeanor charge of driving after cancellation – inimical to public safety was dismissed.