Bears: Matt Adams arrested for gun possession

Chicago Bears linebacker Matt Adams was arrested on Thursday, June 23, for gun possession.

Chicago Bears linebacker Matt Adams was arrested late Thursday, June 23 for misdemeanor unlawful gun possession and for possessing a excessive capability journal and steel piercing bullets.

In keeping with the Chicago Police Division report, police have been looking for a automobile that was reported as stolen and noticed Adams close to it. They then searched the automobile, the place they discovered the gun in query inside. Though the linebacker does have a license for the gun, it isn’t for the state of Illinois.

Adams is scheduled to make a courtroom look on Aug. 24, per the Chicago Solar-Occasions.

Bears linebacker Matt Adams arrested for unlawful gun possession

The crew launched the next assertion relating to Adams’ arrest.

“Earlier this morning, we have been made conscious of an incident involving the arrest of Bears linebacker Matthew Adams,” the crew mentioned, h/t the New York Put up. “We’re within the technique of gathering extra data. We are going to chorus from making any additional remark right now.”

Adams spent the primary 4 seasons of his profession with the Indianapolis Colts after being chosen within the seventh-round of the 2018 NFL Draft out of Houston. By way of his 4 years with Indianapolis, Adams posted 55 mixed tackles and one fumble restoration.

This offseason, Adams signed a one-year, $1.2 million contract with the Bears, reuniting with former defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus, who’s Chicago’s new head coach.