San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was arrested Sunday at his Los Gatos home on suspicion of domestic violence, and for possession of an assault rifle, according to the Mercury News.
But law-enforcement sources told this news organization that officers were dispatched to a Los Gatos home Sunday morning for reports of a domestic disturbance.
The reported victim, a woman with whom Foster has been in a long-term relationship, described to officers an assault that followed an argument that erupted between the two, sources said.
In the course of the police response, officers located what appeared to be an assault rifle inside the home.
This is the second time in a month that Foster has been arrested; the former Alabama linebacker was also arrested Jan. 12 and charged with second-degree marijuana possession in Tuscaloosa. And that’s after he failed a drug test at the 2017 NFL Combine and was sent home after getting into a heated argument with a hospital worker.
Foster, 23, had 72 tackles in 10 games for the 49ers in 2017, and was named to the NFL All-Rookie team after being a first-round pick out of Alabama. But these off-the-field incidents are piling up, and the latest allegations are obviously the most concerning.