Crawford Lewis pleads guilty to obstruction charge

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Former DeKalb County School Superintendent Crawford Lewis

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- Former DeKalb County superintendent Crawford Lewis pleaded guilty to one count of obstruction or hindrance of a law enforcement officer on Wednesday afternoon. 

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Lewis' guilty plea comes three years after he was indicted on racketeering charges as well as theft by a government employee and bribery.

Read original indictment. 

Sources say Lewis made his plea in a DeKalb County courtroom around 2 p.m. before Judge Cynthia Becker. 

MORE | DeKalb Superintendent Crawford Lewis Steps Down

The case against Lewis, the school system's former COO Patricia Pope or Pat Reid, architect Tony Pope and former secretary Cointa Moody is set to begin on October 28 with jury selection.

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