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Trial Date Set for Additional Charges Against Knox Man Convicted of Child Sex Crimes

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 @ 12:03 AM

Posted by Aly Delp

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – A trial date has been set in Clarion County court for additional charges against a Knox man who has already been convicted in one case of child sex crimes.

According to court documents, a jury trial for 35-year-old Chad Aaron Renninger, of Knox, has been scheduled for Thursday, May 30, at 9:00 a.m. with President Judge James G. Arner presiding.

Renninger faces the following charges:

– Rape – Person Less Than 13 Years Age, Felony 1
– Aggravated Indecent Assault – Person Less 13 Yrs Age, Felony 2
– Sexual Assault, Felony 2
– Statutory Sexual Assault, Felony 2
– Aggravated Indecent Assault – Person Less 13 Yrs Age, Felony 2
– Indecent Assault Person Less 13 Yrs Age, Misdemeanor 1 (six counts)

He remains lodged in the Clarion County Jail.

Jury selection for the case has not yet been scheduled.

The charges stem from alleged sexual offenses against juveniles that occurred between the dates of January 1, 1997, and June 30, 2001, according to court documents.

Previous Case:

In a related case, court documents indicate that on Wednesday, June 6, President Judge James Arner sentenced Renninger to a minimum of 15 years and 11 months and a maximum of 31 years and 10 months confinement.

He was found guilty of the following charges during a jury trial on Tuesday, March 27:

– Indecent Assault – Person Less Than 13 Years of Age, Felony 3 (17 counts)
– Indecent Assault – Person Less Than 16 Years of Age, Misdemeanor 2 (17 counts)
– Corruption of Minors, Felony 3 (two counts)
– Criminal Attempt – Invasion of Privacy – photograph, view, etc. intimate parts of other person, Misdemeanor 2 (five counts)

He will also be required to register as a sex offender.

He was lodged at SCI Forest.


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