Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A man wanted on a warrant issued by federal authorities in Green Bay was taken into custody in Rochester Thursday.  

The man - 35-year-old Nicholas O’Neill Nelson - was going through the screening area of the Olmsted County Government Center around 9:00 AM when he was handcuffed and taken to jail.


Nicholas O’Neill Nelson - Olmsted County ADC
Nicholas O’Neill Nelson - Olmsted County ADC

Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Scott Behrns says Nelson is wanted for a firearms possession case. Behrns says his office “ received information that Nelson was wanted at the federal level and had a scheduled court appearance.”

He was scheduled to appear in Olmsted County Court on prostitution and drug charges connected to a June 2017 incident in Rochester.

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