Sex Abuse Defendant Rejects Plea 2 Months Before Trial

A defendant accused of sexually assaulting two women rejected a plea offer on June 9.

The defendant, 21, is accused of sexually assaulting two women at different times of the day on the 1700 block of Newton Street, NW on Aug. 7.

The defendant was arrested and charged with third degree sex abuse, assault with intent to commit third degree sex abuse, simple assault, and two counts of misdemeanor sex abuse. 

According to court documents, the defendant previously sexually assaulted another woman on July 10 on the 1700 block of Newton Street, NW. Approxiemently 14-days after that attack, he sexually assaulted another women on the same block. 

During the hearing, defense attorney Rachel Mccoy rejected the prosecution’s offer to one count of assault, third-degree sexual assault, misdemeanor sex abuse, simple assault, kidnapping, attempted first-degree sexual abuse, first-degree sexual abuse, and aggravated assault. 

Since DNA results are still pending.

DC Superior Court Judge Milton Lee scheduled the next hearing for July 22.