Police say 33-year-old William White of Westfield went to the home of a 27-year-old woman, forced her onto a bed and raped her. They say he then attempted to put a utility knife to her throat, but she kept it away with her forearm, where she suffered a small cut. Before leaving the house White allegedly threatened to kill the woman if she called police.
White is charged with rape, aggravated assault, terroristic threats, indecent assault and simple assault. He’s jailed on $75,000 bail.