Found September 20, 2013 on Minus Twenty-Two:
In case you somehow haven’t heard by now, Soul Glo spokesman Aldon Smith was popped for suspicion of DUI and possession of marijuana at 7 a.m. in San Jose on Friday. To catch you up quickly if you’re behind: Smith was involved in a one-car accident when he colided his car with a tree. Nobody else was in the car. According to the Merc, police found weed and “pills” — which could mean a lot of things. Excedrin PM? Viagra? — in the car, and Smith blew a 0.15. That’s nearly twice the legal limit. AT 7 IN THE MORNING! Even if he somehow made it home safely and then to the Niners facility five hours later, at the very least there was potential for an interesting face to face with coaches at practice. “Jesus, Smith, you smell like you fell into a whiskey barrel.” Smith was later released on $5,250 bond, after which he presumably went home to sleep off all the shame and probably what by then had become at least a middling hangover. Wait, what’s that? 49ers OLB Aldon Smith is on the practi...

Aldon Smith was allegedly very impaired and busted for possession of marijuana

We reported on Saturday that 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested for suspicion of DUI.   It looks like Smith was also busted for possession of marijuana, according to Matt Maiocco if Smith’s blood-alcohol level was .15, which happens to almost be twice the legal limit.  One neighbor who witnessed the ordeal made it sound like Smith was seriously impaired...

Smith arrested on suspicion of DUI

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence in San Jose, police said. Officers arrested Smith after a solo vehicle crash in the city's Silver Creek area, San Jose police Sgt. Heather Randol said. She did not give any additional details. Calls to representatives for the 49ers seeking comment were not immediately...

Report: Aldon Smith picked up for DUI

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. According to Mike Maiocco of CSN Bay Area, Smith was determined to be the driver in a single vehicle accident. No one was injured in the accident. Aldon Smith was determined to be the driver in a single-vehicle accident, according to San Jose Police. Nobody was injured...

Aldon Smith reportedly had marijuana and pills in his car, had BAC of .15

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested for driving while under the influence for a second time in two years on Friday morning, but he could wind up in trouble for more than just alcohol. According to the San Jose Mercury News, police also found marijuana and pills in Smith’s car when they searched […]

Aldon Smith’s Locker Cleaned Out After Loss to Colts

Aldon might as well have started rehab yesterday and avoided the butt whupping that the Colts put on the 49ers. It didn’t take long for either Aldon or the 49ers to get all of his stuff out of the locker room. Aldon Smith's locker is completely empty — the only such locker in the 49ers' locker room. — Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) September 22, 2013 Aldon Smith needs...

Aldon Smith will reportedly begin counseling on Monday, no timetable for return

The 49ers announced tonight that linebacker Aldon Smith will be out indefinitely as he seeks help for his off the field problems. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports,  Smith will being counseling on Monday. Aldon Smith will begin counseling and seeking help for his personal problems Monday. No timetable for his return to 49ers.  Update:  Smith is expected to enter an...

49ers OLB Aldon Smith Arrested Friday For Suspicion DUI

Matt Maiocco of CSN BayArea reports that 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Friday morning at 7 AM on suspicion of DUI, according to the San Jose Police. Mike Garafolo reports that Smith took a breathalyzer test that tested over the limit. Smith has reportedly been identified as the driver of the vehicle involved in a single-car wreck. It’s believed that...

Aldon Smith’s locker is “completely empty”, suspected he's off to rehab

We reported during Sunday’s Colts-49ers game that San Francisco linebacker Aldon Smith will be entering rehab sooner than later. Sooner may already be here. Matt Maiocco of reports that Smith’s locker at Candlestick Park is “completely empty.” It’s the only empty locker in the team’s locker room.

49ers suspend LB Aldon Smith Indefinitely

(AP Photo/Tom Gannam) 49ers LB Aldon Smith didn’t have a very good week off the field, being arrested for his second DUI, and not showing up on the football field as the 49ers fell to the Colts at home 27-7. Things get even worse for the defensive stud, as 49ers CEO Jed York announced that Smith has been suspended indefinitely as he seeks help for substance abuse issues. Smith...

49ers Aldon Smith Arrested for DUI After Getting Into Car Accident

San Francisco 49ers star Aldon Smith is about to drink his NFL career away. CSN Bay Area is reporting that Smith arrested Early Friday morning for a DUI, after getting into a car accident.   Smith was arrested on Miami Beach in January and charged with DUI as well. 

Aldon Smith could enter rehab this week

As well all know Aldon Smith was arrested for the second time on Friday for driving under the influence. Aldon Smith is playing today versus the Colts, but reports are that he may see limited time. Questions were asked on why the 49ers did not suspend Aldon themselves, Chris Mortensen reported that according to the CBA they could not suspend. He reported that the team was going to...

Harbaugh expects Aldon Smith to play Sunday

All-Pro 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith was back at practice on Friday and coach Jim Harbaugh expects him to play Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. “I expect Aldon like today to be back to work and playing on Sunday” Harbaugh said Friday afternoon at the conclusion of the 49ers' practice. Smith was booked into Santa Clara County jail on Friday morning on suspicion...

49ers Aldon Smith could end up in rehab this week

As the 49ers the NFL and linebacker Aldon Smith try to figure out how to proceed after Smith’s recent DUI arrest the outcome could be something other than a suspension. But it could have the same result. Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reports that Smith could enter a rehab facility as soon as this week. Glazer says people close to Smith are pushing him to do it.

49ers defense banged up with Colts looming

The reeling San Francisco 49ers defense already had plenty to be concerned with this week before the added distraction of Aldon Smith's arrest. First and foremost: Quarterback Andrew Luck, running back Trent Richardson and the new-look offense of the Indianapolis Colts. The 49ers look to rebound from last week's tough loss in Seattle with a banged-up lineup. San Francisco...

Report: NFL, 49ers want Aldon Smith to receive treatment

According to the NFL and NFL Players Association, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith will be an active player this Sunday against the Colts, but needs treatment for his substance-abuse problems following the game.
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