2 Domestic Violence Defendants Presented During Initial Hearings

During initial hearings on Feb. 24, two domestic violence cases were brought before the court.

DC Superior Court Judge Judith Pipe released both defendants under the supervision of the Pretrial Services Agency (PSA).

The first defendant is charged with simple assault, destruction of property, attempted possession of a prohibited weapon and attempted threats to do bodily harm.

The second defendant is charged with attempted threats to do bodily harm and destruction of property for damage that amounted to less than $1,000.

Both defendants were ordered to stay away from the complainants, the locations of the incidents or both.