COOPERSTOWN – A Unadilla man, 47, was found guilty today after a jury trial in Otsego County Court of molesting a girl under age 11.
William A. Holtslander was convicted of 13 counts of sexual abuse in the first degree.
The jury, consisting of four men and eight women, deliberated for four hours before returning a verdict of guilty on all counts, finding Holtslander had molested the girl 13 times.
He faces up to 91 years in prison; sentencing is scheduled for Nov. 13.
District Attorney John M. Muehl prosecuted; Holtslander was represented by attorney Thomas Jackson of Binghamton. County Judge John F. Lambert presided.