A former Clayton resident will be sentenced April 14, 2023, after reaching a plea deal in connection with an alleged assault on a 17-year-old girl during a Sept. 14, 2022, domestic quarrel at a Rice Lake motel, according to Barron County Circuit Court records.

Defendant Jordan S. Smith, 24, now of 2006 21 3/8 St., Unit 416, Rice Lake, is free on bond after pleading guilty to a reduced misdemeanor battery charge in connection with what had been a felony child abuse charge.