Aldon Smith arrested for DUI

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San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith wasn’t about to let a game on Sunday ruin his thirsty Thursday. San Jose police arrested him on Friday morning on suspicion of a DUI, reports.

The 2011 first round draft pick was involved in a single-vehicle accident and escaped the wreck injury-free. However, when police gave him a breathalyzer test, they found him over the limit and booked him into a Santa Clara County jail.

“The 49ers organization is aware of the matter involving Aldon Smith,” the 49ers said in a statement. “As we continue to gather information regarding this situation, we will have no further comment.”

Police booked Smith on charges of DUI and possession of marijuana and held him on $5,250 bail.

Smith joins the class of over 40 NFL players who have been arrested in 2013.

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