JANIE McCAULEY
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October 9, 2013
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Aldon Smith charged with felony weapons possession

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was charged Wednesday with three felony counts of illegal possession of an assault weapon, stemming from a party at his home in June 2012. The Santa Clara County district attorney’s office said in announcing the charges that Smith is expected to surrender on his own later this month. The 24-year-old Smith is on an indefinite leave of absence from the NFC champion Niners while undergoing treatment for substance abuse at an in-patient facility following a DUI arrest Sept. 20. “We’ve been aware of the incident, the serious nature of it. …

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