KINGMAN, Ariz. — A former Mohave County dam maintenance worker faces
possible jail time and probation after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct
with a weapon in connection with what was described as a prank.
According to court documents, Clifford Olsen, 57, placed another worker
in a choke hold and put a gun to the worker’s head while boasting he could kill
the other worker at any time.
The Daily Miner reported that the other worker and
other witnesses told authorities that Olsen seemed to be joking or trying to
Olsen pleaded guilty this week under a plea agreement that calls for a 15-day
jail sentence and three years of probation. He also must surrender the handgun
used in the incident last spring.