Chittester found guilty on all charges

Staff Writer

RIDGWAY – Michael Allen Chittester, 27, of Ridgway, was charged with five counts each of rape of child, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with child, aggravated indecent assault on a child less than 13 years old, indecent assault forcible compulsion, and indecent assault on a person Less than 13 years of age. On Friday, shortly after noon, he was found guilty on all charges, which stem from incidents which occurred in both Elk and McKean Counties. His bail was revoked and he was taken immediately to Elk County Prison to await his sentencing hearing.
The first snowfall of the year had blanketed the grounds of the Elk County Courthouse as the jurors returned for the third day of testimony in the Commonwealth vs Chittester.