Ben Olson’s Hearing Continued
Benjamin Leslie Olson, age 30, has bonded,
and appeared in Sumner County Court
March 14, before Judge Scott McQuin.
Olson has paid his application fee and then
received a court appointed attorney, Mr.
Mike Brown. His court hearing has been
continued to Thursday, March 21, 1:30 pm.
Olson was arrested Friday, March 8th.
His bond was then set at $50,000.
The alleged crimes occurred in early
November of 2018. Records show Olson
was charged with four counts of sexual
exploitation of a child and one count of
unlawful sexual relations between a
teacher and a student.
Olson has been on leave from his teaching duties since November 2018
while the investigation has been underway. He was Band Director for
both the Wellington Middle School and High School students.