Tag: Assault

Were Battery Accusations Against a Football Player an Attempt at Extortion?

On February 11th, Bay Area authorities received a report of domestic violence. A woman claimed that her boyfriend had dragged her by the hair, hit her 10 times and tried to keep her from contacting authorities. The man accused of this crime was San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ruben Foster. The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office soon pressed charges, but were these accusations just an attempt at extortion? An NFL Player Faces Battery Accusations Not long after being charged with battery, Ruben Foster found his life and career were put on hold. The 49ers released a statement saying that Foster … Read More