Multiple Agency Investigation, DNA Evidence Leads To Arrest Of …

DNA evidence linked a man to three sexual assault incidents, two of which involved him breaking into New London homes and threatening the victims with a firearm, police said.

Monte Philip White, 34, was charged with three counts of first-degree aggravated sexual assault, two counts of home invasion and risk of injury to a minor. He is being held in lieu of $750,000 bail.

New London police said that on Oct. 29 a woman reported she was sexually assaulted while she was inside of her home in a large apartment complex on Hawthorne Drive. The victim reported the suspect entered her home, threatened her with a firearm and sexually assaulted her.

Detectives began an investigation, gathered evidence from the scene, details of the assault and the description of the suspect, police said.