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Albany jury rules on man facing teen sex charges

Bowen made no comment after the verdict was read (Source: WALB) Bowen made no comment after the verdict was read (Source: WALB)
7th Avenue (Source: WALB) 7th Avenue (Source: WALB)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

The trial of an Albany man who was indicted for multiple sex crimes against teenage girls, concluded Friday morning in Dougherty Superior Court.  

Rodger Bowen, was 57 when he was indicted on 23 counts of having sex with at least three underage girls, but the jury found in his favor, and he was acquitted on all charges.

Alcohol and marijuana charges against Bowen were dropped earlier this week in court. 

According to the 2015 indictment, for four years, Bowen would lure girls to his home on 7th Avenue, giving them beer and helping them get pot, in exchange for sex.

Bowen was free on a $75,000 bond, and had he been convicted, could have faced life in prison. 

He made no comment when the verdict was read, and his attorney did not make a statement.
 

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