Aldon Smith faces possible illegal firearm charges
First there was word that Aldon Smith was named in a lawsuit against someone who is saying he was shot at a party hosted by Aldon, now word has come out from the Mercury News that Aldon is possibly facing criminal charges for possessing illegal assault rifles.
Smith bought the weapons in Arizona where they are legal, but allegedly failed to modify them to comply with California’s stricter gun laws, sources familiar with the case said. The three guns were discovered by Santa Clara County sheriff’s deputies after a house party hosted by Smith and his roommate last summer, during which the linebacker was stabbed and two partygoers were shot by gang members who crashed the party.
Hopefully nothing comes of this, but regardless of the outcome it is not a good time for this news to be brought up.