Area Man Arrested for 2nd Sex Charge Involving a Child
An Arlington man, arrested last week for having sexual contact with a minor, is now facing similar charges in Winneshiek County.
On Monday (Aug. 24), the Fayette County Sheriff arrested 19 year old Tyler Tessmer on a Winneshiek County warrant. The charges are Sexual Exploitation of a Minor/Cause to Engage an Act, and Dissemination and Exhibition of Obscene Materials to Minors.
Tessmer had been arrested last week, for allegedly soliciting a 12 year old girl for sex. Authorities searched Tessmer's Arlington residence, and seized electronic devices and a lot of drug paraphernalia.
At that time, Tessmer was charged in Fayette County with Lascivious Acts with a Child, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
On Monday, Tessmer was taken to the Winneshiek County jail, where he was held on $50,000 bond.