Charlie Sheen and Aspen District Attorney close to plea deal

Posted By: The Ski Channel on July 23, 2010 11:11 am

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Might Charlie Sheen’s Aspen assault debacle be finally nearing an end? That’s the word out of the Colorado ski town, as sources are reporting that Sheen and the Aspen District Attorney are close to accepting a plea deal.

The Aspen District Attorney’s office had previously offered a plea deal that would have placed the actor in jail for 30 days, which could have been shortened to as little as 15 with good behavior, as well as participation in a work release program.

However, in a surprise turn of events, Sheen was deemed ineligible for the work release which would have saw him working at a local Aspen theatre.

Sheen and his legal team are now trying to land a plea deal where the actor would serve no jail time but will receive probation according to RadarOnline.

The incident stems all the way back to Christmas 2009, where officers were called to the actor’s rented Aspen home after the actor’s wife, Brooke Mueller, was allegedly being choked during a heated arguement.

Sheen was subsequently taken to the Pitkin County Jail before he was later released on bail. Sheen was charged with second degree assault and menacing, both felonies, as well as the misdemeanor of criminal mischief.