Fooch’s update #3 - Robert Salonga is reporting on some details from the incident:
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.
Fooch’s update #2: Foster was also booked on suspicion of possession of an assault rifle, according to the San Jose Mercury News. That might play into the larger bail total.
Fooch’s update - 49ers PR offered this statement:
Statement from the #49ers:— Jennifer Lee Chan (@jenniferleechan) February 12, 2018
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.
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was arrested on Sunday and booked into the Santa Clara County jail on a charge related to domestic violence, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. The San Francisco Chronicle is also reporting this news. The official booking slip will likely be available Monday morning.
The Santa Clara County Department of Corrections website lists Foster as having bail set at $75,000 and a source is reporting he has posted bail and is being released from jail.
This would mark Foster’s second arrest of the offseason. He was arrested in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in January for possession of marijuana. His bond in that incident was set at $2,500. That process is ongoing, both with the court and with the NFL discipline system. Recent precedent suggests he could face a one-game suspension for that arrest.
A domestic violence arrest will include its own NFL investigation and potential punishment. The league’s process does not require the same burden of proof as the courts, so a six-game suspension — the baseline for a first-time domestic violence offender — could be looming for Foster.
Last April, the 49ers cut cornerback Tramaine Brock less than 24 hours after he was arrested on allegations of domestic violence.