Backus man convicted of spiking trees
A 52-year-old Backus man has been convicted of felony criminal damage to property and gross misdemeanor damage to timber for his role in damaging more than 500 trees with 6-inch spikes.
Stephen Thomas Olson was found guilty by a Cass County jury following a three-day trial in Walker.
According to a press release from the Cass County Attorney's Office:
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