Ray McDonald was arrested early on the morning of August 31, charged with domestic abuse. According to the Sacramento Bee, the arrest involves McDonald’s pregnant fiancee.
Jim Harbaugh has said his rule is "If you put your hands on a woman, you're done." #49ers
— Ann Killion (@annkillion) August 31, 2014
Here’s what you need to know:
1. No Bail Has Been Set
He has been booked for the crime and no bail has been set. KTVU reports that McDonald was arrested without incident at around 3 a.m. on August 31.
2. Other 49er Players Were There
— KRON 4 News (@kron4news) August 31, 2014
There were other 49er players present during the arrest, according to KTVU.
3. McDonald Could Be the First Player Hit by Roger Goodell’s New Rules
The arrest comes just days after NFL Commissioner announced harsher punishments for domestic violence convictions.
4. It’s Not His First Brush With the Law
In 2010, McDonald was arrested for a DUI.
5. He Played 14 Games for the 49ers Last Season
McDonald is a defensive end for the 49ers. He was a third round pick in the 2007 draft for the team. His alma-mater is the University of Florida.
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