Beaver Dam Man Charged With Pointing Firearm At Another Person

(Beaver Dam) A Beaver Dam man made his initial appearance on court yesterday (Tuesday) on charges he pointed a firearm at another person. Tanner Theder is facing several misdemeanor counts including Intentionally Pointing a Firearm at a Person, Carry a Concealed Weapon as well as felony Bail Jumping. Officers were dispatched to an unnamed business on the 700 block of Park Avenue around 8:30am Monday. A caller allegedly reported that Theder produced a pistol from his waistband during an argument, put a clip in it then pointed the weapon at him. Authorities quickly located Theder on Cleveland Street and took him into custody. When questioned, Theder reportedly said he (quote) “did a big no-no” and that the victim owed him money. According to the criminal complaint, Theder said he had no intentions of shooting the victim and that he does not even like guns. Theder also allegedly admitted to not having a valid concealed carry permit. There were no injuries stemming from the incident If convicted, the 28-year-old faces up to eight years in prison. A signature bond was set at $1,000 and a judge will decide next month if there is enough evidence to order a trial.