Aldon Smith Arraigned for Violation of Probation: Latest Details, Comments

June 24, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Oakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith was arraigned Friday for violating his probation in an incident stemming from a prior conviction. 
CSNBayArea.com reported the news Thursday.
The report cites the Santa Clara County criminal case index as the source of information and also states Smith will argue a motion to suppress evidence. That legal issue stems from an August 2015 incident involving multiple charges including a DUI and hit-and-run.
On Saturday, Hannah Knowles of the Bay Area News Group reported Smith's attorney, Joshua Bentley, is seeking to have the alleged violation of his probation due to driving while drunk last year dismissed, arguing that the evidence was "collected after he signed a citation promising to appear in court on a later date—and therefore, according to Bentley, after Smith was free to leave police custody."
Smith was the seventh overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft and spent his first four seasons with the San Francisco 49er...

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