San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was arrested and booked into the County of Santa Clara jail on Sunday.

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In addition to an allegation of domestic violence, Foster was also booked for suspicion of possessing an assault rifle, according to Robert Salonga, a crime and public safety reporter for Mercury News. Niners Nation learned that Foster is in the process of being released, and his bail will be set at $75,000.

The 49ers released a statement addressing Foster’s situation.


Foster’s arrests could lead to discipline from the NFL, up to and including a suspension. Foster’s cases both stand to be reviewed under the league’s policies on substance abuse and personal conduct.

Both arrests follow a successful rookie season for Foster, in which he was second on the Niners in tackles, with 72 in 10 games. The arrests are added to a list of off-the-field incidents that contributed to Foster’s falling to San Francisco with the No. 31 pick in the 2017 NFL draft.