49er Aldon Smith faces DUI charge in Florida
Saturday, January 28, 2012
MIAMI (AP) -- San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been charged with driving under the influence in Miami Beach.
Miami-Dade County jail records show Smith was booked Saturday morning and held on $1,000 bond. Jail records did not show whether Smith was represented by an attorney.
A Miami-Dade County Corrections spokeswoman said Smith was arrested by Miami Beach police. A police spokesman said he had no information immediately available about the arrest.
Smith was drafted as the seventh overall draft pick in 2011. During his first season, he had 14 sacks, a franchise record for a rookie linebacker. He also ranked 1st in the NFL in sacks among rookies.
The 49ers did not immediately respond to messages seeking comment.