ODSC09759n April 22, 2014, Detectives from the Eastern District Major Crime Squad-Troop D received a complaint from the Department of Children and Families (DCF) of suspected child sexual abuse that occurred between a female victim and Philip Denning (D.O.B. 10/17/64).  The alleged sexual assault occurred while the victim was visiting Denning at a residence in Canterbury, CT.

   The female victim reported that the abuse occurred when she was between the ages of 3 and 9 years old.

   After a lengthy investigation, an arrest warrant was applied for and granted by the Danielson Superior Court. On 05/19/2015 at approximately 9:50a.m, Denning was placed under arrest, at his residence, and was transported to Troop D where he was held on bond.