SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The man accused of being the NorCal rapist pled not guilty to 46 felony charges in court on Wednesday.

Roy Waller faces life in prison for a series of assaults that happened between 1991 and 2006. Judge Burger-Plavan ruled on Wednesday that there was enough evidence presenting in the preliminary hearing to proceed with a trial.

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Waller’s accusers say he broke into homes late at night or forced victims to withdraw money from ATMs. They say he bound his victims and assaulted them repeatedly.

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Authorities used DNA and genealogy websites to identify suspected rapist Waller, who was arrested in September at the University of California in Berkeley, where he worked for 25 years as a safety specialist in the office of environment, health and safety.

The first complaint against Waller involved two victims in Sacramento County in 2006.

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Waller is due back in court for another hearing on Feb. 13.