74-year-old Monona pastor arrested on four counts of possessing child pornography

Peter Olson

MONONA, Wis. — A 74-year-old pastor was arrested Wednesday on four counts of possessing child pornography.

According to a news release, Monona police were investigating a report of possession of child pornography following a referral from the Wisconsin Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Police said their search warrant was signed by a Dane County judge and was executed Wednesday by Monona police and the state’s Department of Justice – Division of Criminal Investigation.

A search of a home and electronic devices led to the arrest of Peter Olson, who was booked into the Dane County Jail.

Police said the incident is still under investigation.

Anyone who has witnessed it or has more information is asked to contact Monona police.