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49ers linebacker Reuben Foster's marijuana case is dismissed

Reuben Foster's misdemeanor marijuana case in Alabama was dismissed Friday after the 49ers linebacker completed a diversion course there. Assistant District Attorney Hunter Brown said that Foster was able to …
ClutchPoints May 25, 2018
Marijuana charges against 49ers LB Reuben Foster dropped

Marijuana charges against 49ers LB Reuben Foster dropped

The last few months have been an uphill battle for the San Francisco 49ers second-year linebacker Reuben Foster who dealt with a couple of serious issues off the field. He had primarily dealt domestic violence charges, which had put his NFL career in jeopardy before they were dropped earlier this week. Foster now moved past […] The post Marijuana charges against 49ers LB Reuben Foster dropped appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Niner Nation May 25, 2018
Reuben Foster marijuana possession charge dismissed after diversion class

Reuben Foster marijuana possession charge dismissed after diversion class

One more legal issue off the table, but no word on the NFL’s plan. The Tuscaloosa District Attorney announced on Friday that a marijuana possession charge against San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has been dismissed, per Matt Barrows. Foster completed a diversion course in Alabama, which resulted in the dismissal. He also had to pay court costs and a $100 bail bond fee, per Tom Pelissero. This follows Wednesday’s news that a Santa Clara judge dismissed the domestic violence and criminal threats charges against Foster. The only remaining charge is a weapons possession charge....
Fox Sports May 23, 2018

49ers’ Foster won’t stand trial on domestic violence charges

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) A Santa Clara County judge has ruled that San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster will not have to stand trial on domestic violence charges after the accuser recanted her allegations at a preliminary hearing.
Niner Nation 14 hours ago
What burning question faces the 49ers now?

What burning question faces the 49ers now?

It was all about what would happen to Reuben Foster, but now that many of his charges are dismissed and a smaller suspension likely, what’s next for the team? Reuben Foster had himself a quite a week. He had his domestic violence charge dropped, his marijuana charge dismissed, and his gun charge reduced to a misdemeanor. Going into the week, his status on the 49ers was in question and if put through a lengthy trial along with an also lengthy suspension, he was one of the more crucial question marks the 49ers faced. NFL.com posted a story on one burning question each team faced and...
Niner Nation May 23, 2018
Reuben Foster returns to court, 49ers await word to figure out what’s next

Reuben Foster returns to court, 49ers await word to figure out what’s next

Foster will learn the status of a potential trial Wednesday afternoon. That will impact the timing of his return to the 49ers. San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster is back in court Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. PT to learn whether or not he will face trial in Santa Clara. Foster was arrested in February and charged in April with three felonies, including domestic violence, forcefully attempting to prevent a victim from reporting a crime, and illegal weapon possession. Since the charges were filed, the accuser (his ex-girlfriend) has appeared in court to recant her original...
The Mercury News May 23, 2018
Judge to decide today whether Reuben Foster goes to trial

Judge to decide today whether Reuben Foster goes to trial

Judge makes decision on whether domestic-violence and weapon charges against San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster will go to trial.
Niner Nation May 23, 2018
Domestic violence charge dropped against Reuben Foster

Domestic violence charge dropped against Reuben Foster

The weapons possession charge was not dropped, but was reduced to a misdemeanor. A Santa Clara county judge has ruled that there is insufficient evidence for Reuben Foster to proceed to trial on the felony domestic violence charge and the charge of forcefully attempting to prevent a victim from reporting a crime. This news comes a week after a day-long court proceeding in which the accuser recanted her testimony and offered up physical evidence to show she received her injuries prior to her incident with Foster. The illegal weapon charge has not been dismissed, but has been reduced to a...
The Mercury News May 25, 2018
How might NFL discipline 49ers Reuben Foster?

How might NFL discipline 49ers Reuben Foster?

Linebacker Reuben Foster's legal issues continue to get cleared up, as his marijuana-possession case in Alabama got dismissed Friday, two days after a Santa Clara County judge dropped domestic-violence charges
SFGate May 23, 2018

Now it’s time for Reuben Foster to reward 49ers’ faith in him

John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan did the right thing by Reuben Foster. Now the question is, can they trust Foster to do the right thing by them? On Wednesday, Santa Clara County Judge Nona Klippen dismissed the two felony domestic violence charges against Foster, meaning he will not go to trial. The judge cited a lack of probable cause. The weapons charge against him was reduced to a misdemeanor. More than three months after his arrest, Foster’s name is cleared. The entire case has been dramatic and bizarre. The 49ers knew...
Niner Nation May 24, 2018
49ers recognize they’re not out of the woods in keeping Foster on the field

49ers recognize they’re not out of the woods in keeping Foster on the field

The 49ers stood by their linebacker, and their faith paid off. Time to consider what’s next. Wednesday afternoon saw domestic violence and criminal threats charges dropped against San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster. Additionally, the illegal weapon possession charge was dropped from a felony to a misdemeanor. Foster returns to court on June 6th for the gun charge, and has a June 20th court date in Alabama for his marijuana possession charge. He also faces a potential suspension based on those remaining charges. The NFL has repeatedly said they will continue monitoring...
The Mercury News May 24, 2018
Vindicated Reuben Foster joins 49ers offseason training

Vindicated Reuben Foster joins 49ers offseason training

Linebacker Reuben Foster rejoined his 49ers teammates for Thursday's offseason training, a day after a judge dropped domestic-violence charges against him stemming from a Feb. 11 arrest.
SFGate May 24, 2018

With Reuben Foster back, 49ers not lacking for inside linebackers

Say this for the 49ers: They don’t lack for inside linebackers. On Thursday, as Reuben Foster officially returned to the team facility free of three felony charges he’d faced since early April, he was welcomed back by a position group brimming with capable players. The 49ers enacted a contingency plan in the two months after Foster’s domestic-violence arrest in February forced them to consider a future without him. But that plan could now be viewed as a bit excessive after a Santa Clara County judge on Wednesday dismissed the two domestic violence...

Charges against 49ers' Reuben Foster dropped in domestic violence case

The domestic violence case against 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster will not go to trial, Santa Clara County Judge Nona Klippen announced Wednesday afternoon. Klippen dismissed two charges against Foster, domestic …
The Mercury News May 23, 2018
What’s next for Reuben Foster in 49ers return?

What’s next for Reuben Foster in 49ers return?

Linebacker Reuben Foster's 3 1/2 month ordeal after a domestic-violence arrest came to a virtual end Wednesday when a judge dropped that charge and the 49ers promptly welcomed him back to their team.
SFGate May 23, 2018

Reuben Foster case: Judge drops domestic violence charges against 49ers linebacker

A judge dropped domestic violence charges against San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster on Wednesday, a week after his ex-girlfriend recanted allegations that he beat her up. Judge Nona Klippen ordered the case dismissed after the woman, Elissa Ennis, 28, said she had made up the allegations against Foster and lied to police after the football player broke up with her. Foster, 24, had been charged with domestic violence and forcefully attempting to prevent a victim from reporting a crime. Ennis initially told police that Foster caused...
Niner Nation May 23, 2018
John Lynch: Reuben Foster can re-join the team on Thursday

John Lynch: Reuben Foster can re-join the team on Thursday

The 49ers are back at practice, and their second-year linebacker is likely to be there. The San Francisco 49ers promised a quick answer when they got further word on the legal status of linebacker Reuben Foster, and they weren’t messing around. Less than an hour after a Santa Clara judge dismissed the domestic violence and criminal threats charges against Foster, general manager John Lynch announced the linebacker is welcome to rejoin practice on Thursday. “The organization is aware the domestic violence charges against Reuben Foster were dismissed earlier today. As a result, he will...
Niner Nation May 26, 2018
Golden Nuggets: Reuben Foster had a good week

Golden Nuggets: Reuben Foster had a good week

Your San Francisco 49ers links for Saturday, May 26th, 2018 So Reuben Foster only has a gun charge reduced to a misdemeanor and that’s it? At the beginning of the week he was looking at felony charges for domestic violence, and a case in Alabama over possession of Marijuana. I’d say he had a pretty good week. Good luck playing 16 games though. Now that he’s (almost) finished with the judges, he now has to go deal with the commissioner, Roger Goodell. There’s no way with a violation for possession marijuana, among other things, Foster isn’t suspended. Now, with everything getting...

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