Adams is alleged to have “used force” to take a cellphone from an Uber driver, the spokesman said.
Records from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department show that Adams is being held on $100,000 bond. Campus police took him into custody shortly after 3:30 Monday morning, the records show.
Adams, a redshirt junior, has started all 26 games for the Bruins over the past two seasons. He intercepted two passes last season, returning both for touchdowns. He also returned a kickoff for a touchdown in UCLA’s victory over Arizona State.
In addition to his role on defense, Adams is UCLA’s primary kickoff and punt returner.
UCLA opens the 2015 season on Saturday at home against Virginia.
- Dan Gartland