Foster was charged with second-degree marijuana possession in Tuscaloosa, home of his alma mater, the University of Alabama.
A second-degree charge is levied when a person possesses marijuana for their personal use.
Following the arrest, the 49ers released the following statement, saying: "The San Francisco 49ers organization is aware of the matter involving Reuben Foster and we are now gathering all relevant facts". Bond was set at $2,500.
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Foster recorded a team second-best 72 tackles in 10 games during his rookie season after being selected with the 31st overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft.
A first round pick in last year's National Football League draft, Foster is now widely viewed as one of the NFL's most promising young defensive players. According to former sports agent and writer for CBS Sports, Joel Correy, Foster could lose a substantial sum from his rookie contract in future years.