UPDATE: District Attorney General Neal Pinkston's office says they were notified by the Chattanooga Police Department about the allegations that CPD Sergeant Crider was the aggressor in a series of domestic violence incidents.
The DA contacted the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office and they agreed to investigate the case, according to spokeswoman Melydia Clewell.
Details surrounding the allegations were not made available.
In 2006, Crider pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct after he was charged with simple assault for beating up his girlfriend.
In the police report, the woman says Crider was upset after she suggested they stop dating until his divorce was final.
According to the CPD's Internal Affairs Department, there have been five domestic assault cases involving an officer in the department since 2014. One case in 2014, two cases in 2015, and two in 2016, which includes Crider's case.
PREVIOUS STORY: Chattanooga police Sgt. Marvin Scott Crider is on paid administrative leave as allegations of domestic assault are investigated by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office, according to the Chattanooga Police Department.
Crider is a 20-year veteran of the police department.
Additional details of the charges have not yet been made available.
Stay with Channel 3 and WRCBtv.com for more on this developing story.
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