July 12, 2011 at 04:38 PM EDT

Jersey Shore‘s Ronald “Ronnie” Ortiz-Magro is a free man. No, not necessarily from Sammi. (We’ll have to wait until next season to see the status of their caustic on- and off-again relationship.) Assault charges against the reality TV star — which stemmed from a fight with a fellow Seaside Heights partier in 2009 that was captured on season 1 of Jersey Shore — will be dropped, providing Ortiz-Magro avoids any other legal run-ins. An Ocean County judge also admitted the Jersey Shore star into a pretrial intervention program for 18 months, reports the Associated Press.

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