Cottage Grove Man Facing Charges He Assaulted A Minor

(Watertown) A Cottage Grove man is charged with assaulting a minor in the City of Watertown. Ryan Zuleger is facing a felony count of Repeated Sexual Assault of a Child. Zuleger allegedly made inappropriate contact with the victim multiple times between November of 2019 and March of 2020. Zuleger reportedly admitted to his actions in text messages via social media with the victim, who was 14-years-old at the time. If convicted, the 35-year-old faces up to 40-years in prison. An initial appearance is scheduled for June 1st.