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NFL cornerbacks DeAndre Baker, Quinton Dunbar surrender, booked into Broward County jail

South Florida natives face charges in Miramar armed robbery
DeAndre Baker and Quinton Dunbar mug shots
Posted at 2:52 PM, May 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-16 20:55:29-04

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar have been booked into a South Florida jail to face charges in connection with an armed robbery.

Bradford Cohen, an attorney for Baker, said in an Instagram post that his client turned himself in Saturday morning.

"I am a believer in the system and that if everything works the matter will be appropriately resolved," Cohen wrote.

Dunbar also surrendered later in the day.

Arrest warrants were issued earlier this week for the Miami natives, who are accused of robbing guests at a party Wednesday night in Miramar.

According to a police report, Baker pointed a gun at one of the attendees and directed two others, one of them Dunbar, to take money and valuables from others at the party.

"[The victim] stated under oath that Baker pointed a gun at him and he was in fear for his life," the report said.

Among the stolen items were thousands of dollars in cash and pricey designer watches.

One of the guests claimed he met Baker and Dunbar at another party two days earlier in Miami, where they had lost about $70,000.

"Police reports are just that, reports of what was told to them or said to them," Cohen wrote. "Court is what we use to then examine those reports, investigate those claims and allow the defendant an opportunity to confront the evidence. Don't rush to judgement."

Quinton Dunbar, with Washington Redskins in 2019
Washington Redskins cornerback Quinton Dunbar stands on the field during a game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in Landover, Md.

Dunbar's attorney, Michael Grieco, told ESPN he gave the state attorney's office five sworn affidavits from witnesses that exonerated his client from wrongdoing. Grieco said they are the same witnesses who gave the original statements in the police report that led to the arrest warrants.

Baker, 22, faces four counts of armed robbery and aggravated assault with a firearm. The 2019 first-round draft pick started 15 games for the Giants as a rookie.

Dunbar, 27, faces four counts of armed robbery. He spent his first five seasons with the Washington Redskins before being traded to the Seahawks in March.

Both men were being held without bond at the main Broward County jail.

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