Naked Man Who Ran From Truck Charged With Rape

SMITHFIELD – A 26 year-old Smithfield man has been arrested for statutory rape following an incident investigated by Smithfield Police.

At 1:18am Saturday, officers responded to report of an unknown disturbance at a vehicle that had stopped at a new home construction site in North Smithfield.   When police pulled up, a naked man allegedly ran from a truck. Police were unable to locate the individual, later identified as Manuel Espinoza Quirio of Clearwater Drive.

Police said they located a 14 year-old female juvenile in the truck.  At 12:16pm Saturday, police located Quirio and charged him with statutory rape.  He was transported to the Johnston County Jail and held on a half million dollar secured bond.