State Police Detectives Arrest Willimantic Man following Juvenile Sexual Assault Investigation
This article was published on: 11/24/17 4:52 PM by Mike Minarsky
Meriden, CT (November 24, 2017): Connecticut State Police detectives from the Computer Crimes Unit arrested a Willimantic man following an attempted juvenile sexual assault investigation.
On November 6, 2017 at approximately 11:30 p.m., State Police computer crimes detectives initiated an investigation into an alleged under-aged prostitution/trafficking business run by a registered sex offender on parole. The Connecticut Department of Parole assisted with the investigation.
Through the course of the investigation state police detectives identified Devin Quirk as the suspect. Detectives also learned that Quirk made attempts to acquire a date rape drug to use for drugging a pre-teen prostitute.
On November 22, 2017, 38 year old Devin Quirk, of Willimantic, formerly of Hartford, was taken into custody and transported to Troop H – Hartford where he was charged with Risk of Injury to a Child, Criminal Attempt at Sexual Assault 1st Degree, Patronizing a Prostitute and Conspiracy to Commit Trafficking Persons. Quirk was held on a $200,000.00 bond and scheduled to appear at Hartford Superior Court on November 24, 2017.