A Wilber man has been charged with nine felony counts of unlawful intrusion after deputies allege he planted a hidden camera in the women's bathroom at the Dorchester Farmers Cooperative, according to court documents.

Prosecutors allege Josh Hagemann, who no longer works there, recorded nine women in states of undress between Jan. 3 and Feb. 20, according to a criminal complaint filed Friday in Saline County Court.

Hagemann, 36, was taken into custody by Saline County Sheriff's deputies March 20 in the case.

On Feb. 18, a female employee of the co-op found the camera plugged into an outlet and later reported it to the Saline County Sheriff's Office, according to a search warrant affidavit.

The camera contained 19 videos, showing women in the bathroom in states of undress, the affidavit said.

Investigators discovered Hagemann had bought several cameras online, the affidavit said.

Further details about the case against Hagemann have been sealed by a judge at the request of prosecutors.

His attorney, Mark Rappl, declined to comment on the case Monday.

Hagemann was fired following his arrest, a Farmers Cooperative official said, declining further comment.

Hagemann is set to appear in court later this month and would face a maximum of 18 years in prison if convicted of all nine counts. He has been released from the Saline County jail.

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