Defendant in Domestic Violence Case Accepts Plea Deal

A defendant in a domestic violence case accepted a plea offer from the prosecution. 

Eric Crutchfield pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful possession of a firearm on June 27. In exchange for the plea, the prosecutor dismissed the initial simple assault charge. 

The defendant is currently awaiting sentencing at the DC Jail. 

DC Superior Court Judge James Crowell scheduled a sentencing hearing for Oct. 14.