January 04, 2010
Arenas — aka Agent Zero — and Crittenton are being interviewed by D.C. detectives right now. Law enforcement tells TMZ after the interviews, the plan is to take the case before the D.C. grand jury. We're told the U.S. Attorney (which presents local cases to the grand jury in D.C.) will call the head coach for the Washington Wizards and someone on the security team at the Verizon Center as witnesses.
We're told, in addition to weapons charges, Arenas and Crittenton could be charged with criminal assault.
As for their interview with cops, a rep for the U.S. Attorney's office is present and the case could go to the grand jury as early as today.
Arenas continues to dispute reports of a confrontation with Crittenton, but said he used "bad judgment" by having three firearms on Wizards property.
One thing to keep in mind (via Andrew Sharp of SB Nation): If Arenas is convicted of a felony, the Wizards will almost unquestionably void his contract and relieve themselves of the four years and $90 million-plus left on it. That's a whole lot of cash for a little locker room "horseplay."
More to come, I'm sure.