The two are accused of orchestrating seven robberies, including a carjacking. They were booked on suspicion of carjacking and are being held on $100,000 bond.
According to detectives, two or three robberies were committed in Ventura Country, while four or five occurred in Los Angeles.
Both players were dismissed from their teams in 2014 for misconduct. Dixon’s dismissal came after allegations of non-consensual sex, while Lealaimatafao was arrested on battery and robbery charges.
Dixon is currently a student at USC. He was expelled from the school in May, but was readmitted by a judge after he filed a legal challenge against the decision.