SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A judge has sentenced San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith to three years of probation and to spend 11 days with a work crew after he pleaded no contest to drunken driving and assault-weapons charges.
The sentence came Friday after the Santa Clara County Superior County judge reduced the weapons charges to misdemeanors, noting that the football star has no criminal record involving violence.
Smith was also told to serve 235 hours of community service and pay nearly $4,000 in fines.
Prosecutors say Smith didn't receive special treatment in the case.
The weapons charges stem from a 2012 party at his home where several shots were fired. Investigators later found unregistered weapons in Smith's house.
The 49ers say they continue to support Smith's efforts to grow personally from this experience.

Recent NFL Discussions

Advertisement
Advertisement

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Texans vs. Colts Pick The Colts racked up plenty of points in their previous game but is the under the best play when they host the Texans this Sunday?
Thumbnail Bengals vs. Browns Pick Can the Cleveland Browns find a way to compete with the Cincinnati Bengals when the two meet up this Sunday?
Thumbnail Steelers vs. Bills Prediction Will this Sunday's AFC matchup between the Steelers and Bills turn into a high-scoring affair at 1:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Chargers vs. Panthers Pick Will the Carolina Panthers and San Diego Chargers have a shootout when the two meet up on Sunday at 1PM ET?
Thumbnail Raiders vs. Chiefs Pick Is the under a good bet to cash on Thursday night when the Chiefs host the Raiders at 8:25PM ET?

NFL Team Pages