Chicago Bears linebacker Matt Adams was arrested Thursday on weapons fees, in accordance with the Chicago Solar-Occasions.
Adams is charged with misdemeanor unlawful gun possession, and possessing a high-capacity journal and metal-piercing bullets.
Police questioned Adams after he was noticed and searched close to a reportedly stolen automobile. Adams stated the automobile was his, in accordance with the police report, and he had a license for the gun — however not in Illinois the place the incident occurred. His courtroom date is scheduled for Aug. 24.
The Bears launched an announcement on Friday following Adams’ arrest:
“Earlier this morning, we have been made conscious of an incident involving the arrest of Bears linebacker Matthew Adams,” the assertion stated. “We’re within the means of gathering extra data. We’ll chorus from making any additional remark at the moment.”
Adams, who adopted head coach Matt Eberflus from Indianapolis to Chicago this offseason, signed a one-year contract with the Bears in April after he spent his first 4 seasons with the Colts. He appeared in all 17 video games final season as a backup, recording 10 tackles.
He boasts 55 tackles (40 solo), six tackles for loss, two QB hits and one fumble restoration in 58 profession video games (9 begins) since his 2018 debut within the NFL.
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