UCLA defensive back Ishmael Adams was arrested early Sunday for an alleged incident with an Uber driver, according to a report from the Daily Bruin. His bail is set at $100,000.
The report says Adams is accused of using force to steal the driver's cell phone around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.
From the Daily Bruin:
Police arrested UCLA cornerback Ishmael Adams for allegedly stealing an Uber driver’s cell phone outside of UCPD headquarters on campus early Sunday.
Adams, a redshirt junior on the UCLA football team, was arrested about 3:30 a.m. near the Facilities Management building in central campus about a block away from the reported robbery, according to police logs. His bail was set at $100,000.
Adams was arrested about 12 minutes after the driver called police and reported the robbery. The driver also reported apparent minor injuries, police said.
UCLA said in a statement that it is aware of the incident.
“We are aware of the situation and continuing to gather information,” a spokesperson said in a statement. “As this is a pending legal matter, we will have no further comment at this time.”
According to KTLA, Adams, who is reportedly still in custody, was charged with robbery and has a court appearance scheduled for Tuesday.
Adams, a redshirt junior, started in all 13 games was a first team All-Pac-12 selection last year. He registered 41 tackles and two interceptions, both of which he returned for touchdowns. Adams also established himself as a dangerous return man, scoring on an electric 100-yard kickoff return at Arizona State.
He also started every game in 2013 and led the Bruins with four interceptions. He also totaled 61 tackles and had a 35.0-yard kick return average.
UCLA’s season opens up at home against Virginia on Saturday.
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