A registered sex offender was arrested after trying to meet up with a 13-year-old girl for sex, according to state police.
Connecticut State Police say they were contacted by the Burlington County, New Jersey Prosecutor’s Office High Tech Crimes Bureau (a member of the New Jersey State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force) on June 29 with a request for assistance with their case. New Jersey authorities were investigating a complaint that Connecticut resident was talking in a sexually explicit manner to a 13-year-old female from New Jersey.
The Connecticut resident was identified as Bryan White, 39, of Shaw Street in New London, Conn. White is a registered sex offender.
Through the course of investigation New Jersey officials discovered White had asked the girl to travel to Connecticut to have sex with him. New Jersey authorities informed state police that the White believed the girl was going to take a Greyhound bus to New London on Tuesday, July 5 to meet up with him.
The Connecticut State Police Computer Crimes Unit and the New London Police Department conducted surveillance at the Greyhound bus station at 45 Water Street in New London. Police say they spotted White at the bus station waiting outside the terminal where he thought the juvenile was going to arrive. He was arrested and transported to Troop E in Montville.
White was charged with enticing a minor, criminal attempt to commit enticing a minor, risk of injury to a minor, criminal attempt to commit risk of injury to a minor, and criminal attempt to commit sexual assault in the second degree. He was held on a $100,000 bond and expected in New London Superior Court Wednesday.