A man who is accused of trespassing at a Casper Walmart was arrested, and police say that he was found to be in possession of a controlled substance.
Law enforcement records show that Douglas L. Olson, age 37, was arrested during the early morning hours of March 3, 2019. He was booked into the Natrona County Detention Center on recommended charges of Methamphetamine Possession, Marijuana Possession, and Criminal Trespassing.
Police say that they responded to the 4400 block of East 2nd Street in Casper, for reports from Walmart employees of a man who refused to leave the premises.
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Police observed a man matching the suspect description walking away from the Walmart store. Officers stopped the man and identified him as Olson.
Olson admitted to officers that he had been in the store, and knew that he had been trespassed for life from all Walmart stores.
During the contact, Olson is said to have told officers that he had plans that involved traveling out of state soon.
An affidavit filed in the case says that officers feared that Olson may miss his court date if a citation was issued, and Olson was arrested.
During a search of Olson’s person, subsequent to the arrest, police report finding a suspected marijuana pipe, a bag of marijuana, and a black pen containing suspected methamphetamine residue.
Police say that Olson also admitted to using methamphetamine in the previous few days.
Olson was taken to NCDC without further report.
All of those cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Charges are subject to change following official filings from the Natrona County District Attorney’s Office.