Jack Elway pleads not guilty to assault charge

DENVER - Jack Elway, the son of the Denver Broncos' executive vice president John Elway, pleaded not guilty to charges that stemmed from an altercation between him and his girlfriend.

Jack entered his plea on Wednesday, before a scheduled court appearance.

According to court records, John Elway III - also known as Jack Elway - faces disturbing the peace and assault charges for the incident that occurred on Colfax Avenue and North Lipan Street.

According to the affidavit, he and his girlfriend of one year were driving when a verbal fight began. Jack allegedly stopped the vehicle, got out and pulled the victim by her hair out of the vehicle. It caused some of her real hair and hair extensions to be ripped out.

The victim attempted to stand and get back in the vehicle, but he allegedly pushed her back to the ground, causing scrapes on her knees.

He then fled the scene through Auraria campus before police arrived, leaving the vehicle and his California driver's license inside.

The victim reported the incident to Auraria Campus Police. He was later picked up at his home.

READ THE AFFIDAVIT: http://bit.ly/1u9SUXT

Jack was arraigned on Saturday. A judge set bond at $550. A protection order was issued for the victim.

Broncos Executive Director of Media Relations Patrick Smyth released the following statement in regards to the issue:

"This is a personal family matter, and the Broncos will not have any additional comment on it."

His trial is scheduled to start on Aug. 6.

(KUSA-TV © 2014 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)


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