DUI charges against Steelers’ Ward dropped
Prosecutors have dropped DUI charges against Pittsburgh Steelers
receiver and Dancing With the Stars winner Hines Ward.
DeKalb County Prosecutor Sonja N. Brown said Wednesday that Ward
pleaded guilty to reckless driving and was given a year on
probation. She says he also was fined $2,000 and must do 80 hours
of community service. He also must undergo alcohol evaluation.
The 35-year-old Super Bowl XL MVP was arrested last year after
he failed to maintain his lane and hit a curb. He failed several
field sobriety tests and was booked into the DeKalb County jail and
later released on bond.
Ward used to be a primary receiving target but last season
wasn’t used as much. He has two years remaining on his deal and has
said he’s willing to restructure it to finish his career with