|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
STATE POLICE MISSING PERSON INVESTIGATION
RESULTS IN SEX ASSAULT ARREST
On 05/01/06 at approximately 3:30 p.m. State Police Troop-K Colchester responded to a complaint of a missing 13-year-old female from her home in the Town of
State Police Major Crime Detectives responded to the residence to assist in this investigation. State Police Investigators developed information about the missing 13 year old girl, that she used the website my space.com and that she had recently developed a relationship with a 27 year old male.
State Police identified the male suspect and Investigators advised all surrounding police departments of a description of the missing 13 year old and the suspect’s car. State Police also requested that all police agencies attempt to locate the suspect’s car and to check area hotels for the suspect car. Shortly before midnight a Portland Police Officer on patrol located the suspect’s car at a Portland Motel.
State Police and Portland Police Officers responded to that location and entered the motel room. Police located the 13-year-old missing female and the 27-year-old male suspect. State Police took the male suspect into custody. The suspect was transported to State Police Troop- K where he was processed and held on bond.
The 13 yr old female was transported to Middlesex hospital where she was treated and released to her parents.
ACCUSED: WHITNEY, Aaron DOB: 2/7/79
CHARGES: Sexual Assault 2nd
Risk of Injury to a Minor
The accused is being held on $750,000 bond and will be presented today 05/2/06 in
Sgt. J. Paul Vance