No charges against 49ers' Aldon Smith for fake bomb threat

Tuesday July 1st, 2014

Charges will not be filed against San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith in a case where he was arrested for saying he had a bomb, according to Bill Williamson of

Smith was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on April 13 for reportedly making a fake bomb threat and was released on a $20,000 bond. Smith was also arrested in September 2013 on suspicion of DUI charges, and several days later he checked himself into a rehab facility.  

He still faces a July 25 court date from pleading no contest to three felony weapons charges and two misdemeanor counts of driving under the influence, and could spend up to four years and four months behind bars if convicted.

Smith, 24, played in only 11 games last season, but still recorded 34 total tackles and 8.5 sacks. He is scheduled to make $2,336,454 in base salary this season.

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