Man charged with sex offense involving teen


A Marysville man could be facing prison time for an alleged sexual relationship with a teenage girl.
The Union County Grand Jury has indicted Zachary Michael Olson, 20, of 109 Northcrest Dr., Marysville. Olson is charged with one count of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor.
According to court documents, between July and August of last year, Olson allegedly carried on a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old girl. Union County Prosecutor Dave Phillips said the case took some time to get to the grand jury because there was a variety of allegations against Olson and because some of the witnesses were uncooperative.
“There were a number of reports against Mr. Olson that needed to be investigated involving minors,” Phillips said.
He said the reports involved allegations of him hanging out with minors, keeping them out late, buying them alcohol.
“During the investigation of these complaints by parents involving these other things, the police department followed up on this particular aspect of it and obviously, there was enough evidence there, that this is the indictment,” Phillips said.
The prosecutor explained that because there was a four-year age difference between Olson and the alleged victim, the charge becomes a felony.
If convicted, Olson could face as many as 18 months in prison.
Also indicted were:
Jason Allen Thompson, 43, of Lakeview. Thompson is charged with one count each of domestic violence and felonious assault.
According to court documents, at about 11:55 p.m., June 12, a neighbor called 911 to report the argument at a Milford Center home. Phillips said Thomson and the victim, his girlfriend, had been at a local social club drinking.
“He apparently began accusing her of a relationship on Facebook,” Phillips said.
The accusations turned into an argument, which allegedly turned violent. Phillips said Thompson allegedly “assaulted and then strangled” the woman.
“Strangulation is very serious,” Phillips said. “It cuts off the oxygen supply and it can cause serious harm to the brain, even if there is not readily apparent injuries.”
If convicted, Thompson could face as many as eight years in prison.
Keith B. Roshon, 58, of 15151 U.S. 36, Marysville. Roshon is charged with one county of trespass in a habitation. According to court documents, on May 11, Roshon allegedly broke into a building, knowing or thinking it would be occupied. If convicted, Roshon could face as many as 18 months in prison.
Steven D. Risner, 50, whose court-listed address is the Tri-County Regional Jail. Risner is charged with one count each of grand theft of a motor vehicle and receiving stolen property. According to court documents, on June 17, Risner allegedly took a 1995 Ford F-150 truck. If convicted, Risner could face as many as three years in prison.

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