He was being held in the Ottawa County Jail with a $500,000 bond, but bond was denied at the court hearing on Monday.
Nelson was arrested Aug. 31 for the incident, which occurred Aug. 12 on View Drive in Spring Lake Township. He broke into the home and confronted the homeowner, according to Detective Mark Bennett of the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department.
Bennett said the woman was injured escaping from her home. She was able to get to a neighbor’s home safely and Nelson fled the scene, police said.
Nelson has two other convictions in the Ottawa County system. He was charged with illegal entry in 2006 and with minor in possession of alcohol in 2008.