COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – A man was arrested Wednesday in connection with sexual assault involving several juvenile victims in North Linden.
On Oct. 20 the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said it received a call stating that Devin Gautier, 19, assaulted several juveniles at the 1800 block of Case Road in Clinton Township.
According to a Franklin County Municipal Court report, one of the victims, who is 15, participated in a forensic interview at Nationwide Children’s Hospital Center for Safety and Healing. During the interview, the victim said she was assaulted August 1st behind Mr. Gautier’s house in a shed at around 2 a.m. after Gautier provided her with alcohol and marijuana.
Gautier is being held on a $500,000 bond and will have a preliminary hearing date November 4.
Gautier was arrested on Wednesday and has an updated charge of rape, in addition to three counts of gross sexual imposition.