Arrest warrants have been issued in South Florida for New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar in relationship to an armed theft investigation.
According to Miramar Law enforcement, Baker’s arrest warrant is for four counts of armed theft with a firearm and four counts of aggravated assault with a firearm. Dunbar is preferred on four counts of armed theft with a firearm.
The alleged incident took put late Wednesday night at a occasion that commenced Wednesday evening. According to the arrest warrant, Baker and Dunbar are accused of stealing funds and watches with drive while armed with semi-computerized firearms. It states that Baker intentionally threatened victims with a firearm.
According to the arrest warrant, numerous witnesses said at 1 point throughout the incident Baker purchased one more suspect wearing a pink mask to shoot an individual who was just moving into the occasion.
The warrant contains conflicting accounts from witnesses as to no matter whether Dunbar was armed, with some stating they failed to see a gun in his possession.
The NFL said Thursday night it is knowledgeable of the subject and would have no even more remark at this time. The league will assessment the incident underneath its private carry out policy and hand out discipline if warranted.
Baker, 22, was a very first-round decide on of the Giants in 2019. The Seahawks acquired the 27-12 months-aged Dunbar in a March trade with the Washington Redskins and introduced him to reporters on a online video simply call earlier Thursday. Both of those gamers are from Miami.
“We are knowledgeable of the circumstance. We have been in get in touch with with DeAndre. We have no even more remark at this time,” the Giants said in a statement.
The Giants traded up to choose Baker with the 30th decide on in the very first round of past year’s NFL draft irrespective of at minimum two groups flagging him as a dangerous decide on mainly because of his attitude, resources told ESPN. He was benched for hard work and functionality late in his rocky very first time, and the coaching staff members had a have faith in issue with him, resources said.
Baker finished his rookie time with 55 tackles and no interceptions, and he allowed 7 touchdowns as the closest defender, fourth most in the NFL, according to Next Gen Stats information. He was amongst the candidates to start off opposite free-agent acquisition James Bradberry this time.
Dunbar built 11 starts past time and twenty five over 5 a long time with Washington, which signed him as an undrafted free agent out of Florida in 2015. He has 9 occupation interceptions and 6 over the past two seasons. He had asked for to be traded or unveiled, resources said, mainly because he felt dissatisfied with his contract, which was moving into its remaining 12 months and had a non-confirmed base wage of $3.twenty five million.
Shortly in advance of the warrant for his arrest was issued Thursday, he held a fifteen-minute introductory teleconference simply call and told Seattle reporters: “You just want to come to feel preferred at the stop of the working day. … I just hope to repay them with the way I carry myself as a particular person.”
The Seahawks said in a statement that the workforce was “knowledgeable of the circumstance involving Quinton Dunbar and continue to accumulating information and facts. We will defer all even more remark to league investigators and local authorities.”
Dunbar was expected to compete with Tre Flowers for the Seahawks’ commencing position at right cornerback.