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East Coast Rapist

Aaron Thomas mugshot and composites

Life Sentence In “East Coast Rapist” Case In Virginia

A Connecticut man who became known as the “East Coast Rapist” for a series of sexual assaults over more than a decade from Rhode Island to Virginia has been sentenced to life in prison.

03/01/2013

Aaron Thomas mugshot and composites

Plea Again Scheduled In “East Coast Rapist” Case

The suspect in a series of rapes and sexual assaults along the East Coast over the last 15 years is again scheduled to plead guilty.

11/21/2012

Aaron Thomas

Plea Deal For “East Coast Rapist” Falls Through

A plea deal for a Connecticut man accused of a series of rapes along the East Coast has fallen through after the defendant told a judge he wasn’t sure he knew what he was doing.

11/13/2012

(Courtesy FBI)

Judge Denies Another Mental Evaluation For “East Coast Rapist” Suspect

A man accused of being the East Coast Rapist, allegedly responsible for 17 sexual assaults over a decade, will not be evaluated again for competency to stand trial, a Virginia judge ruled Friday.

06/08/2012

(Courtesy FBI)

New Haven Man Indicted In Virginia ‘East Coast Rapist’ Case

A New Haven man who is the suspect in a series of rapes along the East Coast has been indicted in Virginia and could stand trial this summer.

04/03/2012

Aaron Thomas

Police: New Haven Man Confessed To Some “East Coast Rapist” Crimes

The man accused by prosecutors as the East Coast Rapist confessed to police after his arrest that he raped two teenage trick-or-treaters in Virginia in 2009, but only after complaining that a police sketch that was plastered across the Mid-Atlantic failed to accurately portray him, according to court testimony Thursday.

03/01/2012

(Courtesy FBI)

Extradition To Virginia For ‘East Coast Rapist’ Suspect

A Superior Court judge has agreed to send a Connecticut man suspected in rapes along the East Coast to Virginia, where he faces more charges and a longer sentence if convicted.

11/28/2011

Aaron Thomas

‘East Coast Rapist’ Suspect To Be Extradited

A Connecticut prosecutor says the state has decided to extradite to Virginia a man suspected in rape cases along the East Coast.

11/22/2011

Aaron Thomas during an earlier court appearance March 7. (Credit: Elizabeth Williams/AP Photo)

“East Coast Rapist” Suspect Due In Court

A Connecticut man awaiting trial on charges in a series of rapes and other attacks along the East Coast is due back in court.

09/18/2011

Aaron Thomas during an earlier court appearance March 7. (Credit: Elizabeth Williams/AP Photo)

New Haven Court Date Continued For Alleged East Coast Rapist

A court appearance for a Connecticut man awaiting trial in a series of rapes and other attacks along the East Coast has been put off.

08/01/2011

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