by Paul Kurtz
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Delaware man who threw a beer bottle at Ryan Howard appeared in court Tuesday.READ MORE: Family Member Identifies 21-Year-Old Woman Killed After Disgruntled Patron Opened Fire In Northeast Philadelphia Bar As Jailene Holton
21-year-old Sidney Smith did not enter a formal plea. Instead, the Wilmington man chose to take a special Summary Diversion Program.READ MORE: Police Hope Surveillance Video Will Help Solve Deadly Shooting In Philadelphia's Oak Lane Section
In exchange for paying $200 dollars and attending a class in July, thereby tacitly admitting his guilt, Smith will have his citation for disorderly conduct expunged.
Smith was the target of a nearly week-long search after throwing a beer bottle at Ryan Howard at the end of a Phillies game on June 4th. He surrendered to police last Friday.MORE NEWS: Arson Suspect Arrested In Connection To Fire, Building Collapse That Killed Philadelphia Fire Lt. Sean Williamson
Smith had no comment after leaving court Tuesday.