Broncos S Ward gets community service, charges dropped in misdemeanor case Cleveland Browns strong safety T.J. Ward (43) will serve community service, have charges dropped in May case. Ken Blaze / USA TODAY Sports AP Aug 4, 2014 at 11:27a ET DENVER -- Prosecutors have agreed to drop charges against Denver Broncos safety T.J. Ward in exchange for community service. A judge accepted the deal on Monday during a brief hearing in Denver. Ward previously pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor assault and disturbing the peace charges for allegedly throwing a glass mug at a female bartender at PT's All Nude Club in May. Ward told the judge he understood the conditions of the program but said nothing else. A judge will review the status of the case on Oct. 31. The deal comes as the Broncos get ready for their preseason opener Thursday night against Seattle.