Penn Yan man faces rape, other charges

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express

Adam E. Webster, 23, of 2390 Hoyt Road, Penn Yan was indicted by the Yates County Grand Jury on Aug. 14 on charges of third degree rape, third degree criminal sexual act, two counts of third degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.

Webster allegedly engaged in sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl at different locations in Milo and Jerusalem in July, according to a report released by Mike Christensen, senior investigator with the Yates County Sheriff’s Department.

Webster, who is listed on the Yates County Sex Offender registry, was arrested Aug. 12 at 3:30 p.m. on a Superior Court Warrant at his residence.  He is listed on the registry for a June 12, 2002 conviction for sexual abuse in the first degree.

Webster was arraigned in Yates County Court before Judge Dennis Bender and committed to Yates County Jail on $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond.

To view the complete list of sex offenders who are registered in Yates County, visit and follow the links to the Sheriff’s Department and the Sex Offenders Search.