Watertown man facing long list of sex crime charges

April 24, 2023

WATERTOWN, S.D.–A Watertown man is behind bars, facing a laundry list of charges for various sex crimes.

According to Codington County court documents, 48-year-old Robert Marlen Hagen was originally arrested last month.

Since then, 50 separate charges were filed against him, including Domestic Abuse, 1st Degree Rape of a Child Under 13, Aggravated Incest, and Sexual Exploitation of a Minor.

Hagen has pleaded not guilty to the charges, and will stand trial beginning on May 25th.

He’s currently being held on a $100,000 cash bond.