Beaver Dam Man Facing Felony Charges For Threatening Arresting Officers

(Beaver Dam) Cash bond was set at $2,500 Monday for Beaver Dam man accused of making threats against law enforcement. Ryan Tessmann made his initial appearance on charges of felony Threats to a Law Enforcement Officer and one misdemeanor charge of Obstruction. On Saturday, a Beaver Dam officer was investigating a string cheese theft incident at the Kwik Trip on North Spring Street. The reported suspect was identified as Kimberly Ann Stevens, who was placed on probation for three years last month for fleeing from law enforcement. Police made contact with Stevens at the motel next door and allegedly noticed that she was carrying a substance resembling heroin. As she was taken under arrest Stevens reportedly attempted to bargain with police and notified them that a wanted man was inside her motel room. When authorities entered they made contact with Tessmann who had a felony probation warrant for his arrest. While Tessmann was being detained, he allegedly made threats to kill the officers and flail his feat towards them. If convicted, Tessmann faces over six years in prison. He is due back in court next week for a preliminary hearing. Charges of Possession of Narcotic Drugs as a Subsequent Offender were also filed against Stevens and signature bond was set at $1,000.