Reuben Foster reportedly has met with San Francisco 49ers officials following his arrest Sunday on charges related to domestic violence.
As reported by NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, the former Alabama linebacker spoke with 49ers officials Monday. Rapoport relayed word that San Francisco is “going through the fact-finding process and no quick resolution is expected.” He added that police, the NFL and the 49ers are all doing “due diligence” when approaching the issue.
Foster was booked into Santa Clara County Jail on Sunday for charges related to domestic violence, per a report from the San Francisco Chronicle’s Sarah Ravani and Eric Branch. Robert Salonga of the Mercury News reported that Foster also was arrested on charges of possession of an assault rifle.
LB Reuben Foster went in to the facility to meet with #49ers officials today following his arrest yesterday, I’m told. The team has said it’s going through the fact-finding process and no quick resolution is expected. Police, NFL and SF are all doing due diligence
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 12, 2018
On Sunday night, the 49ers released a statement on the situation. As part of the message, the team said it was “gathering all pertinent information” about the topic.
Statement from #49ers on arrest of Reuben 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.”
— Eric Branch (@Eric_Branch) February 12, 2018
Foster had 211 tackles with 7 sacks with Alabama from 2014-16. After entering the 2017 NFL Draft, the 49ers took him 31st overall. He had 72 tackles in 10 games with San Francisco as a rookie last fall.
Before the most recent event, Foster has run into off-field trouble since leaving Tuscaloosa. He reportedly got into a face-to-face altercation with a hospital worker during the 2017 NFL Combine. He also was arrested for a misdemeanor marijuana charge in January.
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