A 48-year-old man accused of molesting a 13-year-old relative and showing her and her friend pornography pleaded guilty Monday to misdemeanor child abuse charges.
David Martin Crown also pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor counts of furnishing alcohol to a minor. Martin, who has been in jail since June 23, 2019, was scheduled to be sentenced Feb. 23 in the Central Justice Center in Santa Ana.
A count of lewd or lascivious acts with a minor younger than 13 and two counts of distributing pornography to a minor with the intent to engage in sexual conduct, all felonies, were dismissed Monday, according to court records.
The girl and her 14-year-old friend flew in from out of state to visit Crown, who was accused of providing alcohol to them, Sgt. Phil McMullin of the Orange Police Department said when the defendant was arrested.
Crown was convicted for assault with a deadly weapon in January 2005 in Riverside County, according to court records.