CARL RUSSO/staff photo Haverhill teenager, John S. Michitson, who was found innocent of all charges, is hugged by his cousin, Eric Michitson outside the court house. The jury came back with the verdict late Thursday afternoon in Lawrence Juvenile Court.
Michitson, the son of City Council President John A. Michitson, was arrested Nov. 1, 2016, by State Police assigned to the Essex District Attorney's Office following an investigation into an alleged sexual assault.
Michitson was subsequently indicted on Dec. 1, 2016, on three counts of rape and one count of strangulation or suffocation by an Essex Grand Jury and was subsequently arraigned on the charges on Feb. 6 in Essex County Juvenile Court in Lawrence. 1/11/2018
180111CRUMICHITSONNEWS MICHITSON INNOCENT OF RAPELAWRENCE COURT HOUSE