ESPN writer Howard Bryant agreed to serve six months of pretrial probation stemming from charges that he assaulted his estranged wife in February.
If Bryant violates any laws during the probation, he could be brought back up on charges of domestic assault and battery, resisting arrest and assault and battery on a police officer, according to Greenfield District Court Judge William Mazanec.
Bryant wont have any charges on his criminal record if he successfully completes the probation.
There wasn’t enough evidence to support allegations that Bryant struck and choked his wife or inflicted violence on her.
“Having always maintained my innocence of these charges, I’m gratified that the Commonwealth has determined that all allegations against me are unsubstantiated,” Bryant said in a statement. “I look forward to devoting full attention to my top priorities, my family and my work.” Read more