David Strollo

Aaron Thomas, dubbed the East Coast Rapist by law enforcement, leaves New Haven Superior Court after his arraignment in New Haven, Conn., Monday, March 7, 2011. Thomas is suspected in the sexual assault of at least 17 women from Virginia to Rhode Island over 12 years.   (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Suspect In East Coast Rapes Held On $1.5 Million Bail

Aaron Thomas, 39, wore sunglasses and a baseball cap as he appeared in New Haven Superior Court in Connecticut on a charge of raping a woman in 2007 in her New Haven home in front of her baby.

03/07/2011