OZAUKEE CO. (WITI) -- A Village of Belgium man and his wife face multiples criminal charges related to the alleged delivery of illegal drugs. The accused are Robin and Dawn Eversmann.
Eversmann faces the following charges: manufacture/deliver heroin, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, maintaining a drug trafficking place and multiple counts of child neglect -- as a party to a crime. Dawn Eversmann faces multiple child neglect -- as a party to a crime charges.
According to the criminal complaint, an undercover Ozaukee County Sheriff's Deputy working with a confidential informant started purchasing heroin from Eversmann at the end of August. One of the first instances the deputy met up with Eversmann, he brought the deputy to his home -- where six minor children were at the time. On multiple occasions, the complaint indicates Eversmann had children in his car during the transaction.
The complaint indicates a search warrant was executed on the Eversmann home on September 3rd. Officers "found that the living conditions in the residence were not suitable for children. Apparently the Eversmann's children did not have beds of their own. The complaint indicates the "house contained excessive amounts of personal property which is a safety concern. It was difficult to move throughout the home due to the amount of items piled up."
Also during the execution of the search warrant, investigators located 13 BB/pellet guns in the kitchen of the home. The complaint says also within reach of the children were "two very large survival-type kniceds and one small survival-type knife in sheaths. There was also a machete with a sheath on the wall above a table in the kitchen."
The complaint indicates Dawn Eversmann "admitted to using heroin with her husband Robin" and that she was aware that drug paraphernalia was stored in their bathroom.
The Eversmann children have been placed into protective custody.
If convicted, Robin Eversmann faces up to 12-and-a-half years in prison and $25,000 in fines. Dawn Eversmann faces up to nine months in prison and $10,000 in fines.