Ex-Utah FBI agent accused of assaulting girlfriend pleads no contest to disorderly conduct

A former Utah FBI agent accused of assaulting his girlfriend during a fight has pleaded no contest to a disorderly conduct charge.

The Deseret News reported Wednesday (http://bit.ly/1BjJiBG ) that former FBI special agent Adam Quirk said in court documents he doesn't dispute the allegation that he got into a loud argument and threw things out the back door of his apartment in December.

The plea deal with prosecutors allows the conviction to be dismissed from the 36-year-old man's record if he doesn't commit any crimes for the next nine months.

In exchange for the plea, prosecutors dropped charges of aggravated assault and damaging a cellphone. Police said in December that he choked the woman and threw her to the ground.

Defense attorney Tara Isaacson declined to comment to the newspaper on the plea deal.