NFL Cornerbacks turn into police after snatching weapons against Bucker and Dunbar


Revised 17 May 2020, 09:30 IST

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New York Giants cornerback Dandre Baker

New York Giants cornerback Dandre Baker and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar made their debuts at the Miramar Police Department in Florida on Saturday, both charged with armed robbery.

Baker and Dunbar were issued arrest warrants on Thursday after an incident on May 13.

The men are accused of stealing money and forcing watches while equipping a semi-automatic firearm. Baker alleged that the defendants deliberately threatened him with firearms.

Baker faces four armed robberies with firearms and four notable assault with firearms. Dunbar has been charged with four counts of armed robbery with a firearm.

Baker’s lawyer, Bradford Cohen, said he had several affidavits that would clear Baker.

“We believe our clients are innocent of all charges,” Cohen said. “We urge the public not to go to court. We have a number of witness affidavits that expel my client. “

Dunbar’s attorney, Michael Greco, said he took five affidavits from witnesses that expelled his client from the state attorney’s office for wrongdoing.

In other NFL news, Cody Latimar, a receiver for the Washington Redskins, was arrested in Colorado on Saturday on charges of second-degree assault, arson and illegal discharge.

A report from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department said a man was shot inside an apartment and heard arguing.

Reacting officers arrived and found the three detained. One had serious injuries, which were not related to gunshot wounds.

Latimar was released on a 25,000 bond and faces charges of illicit use of weapons and reckless endangerment.