- Robert Salonga adds that Foster was arrested and booked on suspicion of possessing an assault rifle on top of the domestic-violence allegation.
Foster is reportedly being held without bail in Los Gatos, California.
The 49ers released the following statement regarding Foster:
“The San Francisco 49ers organization is aware of the report regarding Reuben Foster. We take matters of this nature seriously and are gathering all pertinent information.”
This is actually the second time Foster has been arrested in the past month after he was taken into custody for second-degree marijuana possession while in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Foster, 23, is a former first-round pick of the 49ers back in 2017. He’s entering the second year of his four-year, $9.03 million contract and stands to make base salaries of $875,708 and $1.28 million over the next two years of the agreement.
The 49ers will have a fifth-year option to pick up in 2020 that’s guaranteed for injury only.
In 2017, Foster appeared in 10 games and recorded 72 tackles, no sacks or interceptions and one pass defense. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 4 linebacker out of 88 qualifying players.
We’ll have more regarding Foster as the news is available.