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49ers' Linebacker Reuben Foster Arrested in Alabama

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    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was arrested in Alabama on Friday night for second degree marijuana possession. (January 12, 2018)

    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was arrested in Alabama on Friday night for second-degree marijuana possession, according to the Tuscaloosa County Sherrif's Office arrest database. 

    The 49ers released a statement at 9:30 p.m. Friday: 

    “The San Francisco 49ers organization is aware of the matter involving Reuben Foster and we are currently gathering all relevant facts.” 

    As of 8 p.m. PST, Foster remained in jail on $2500 bond, according to a report in the Anniston Star. 

    Second-degree marijuana possession is a Class A misdemeanor, defined as possession for personal use only under Alabama law. In Alabama, Class A misdemeanors carry no more than a year of jail time, and a fine of up to $6000. 

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