Giants’ Deandre Baker and Seahawks’ Quinton Dunbar Accused of Robbery


Arrest warrants had been issued Thursday for 2 N.F.L. gamers who had been accused of armed theft at a cookout they attended near Miami the night time earlier than.

The gamers — New York Giants cornerback Deandre Baker and Quinton Dunbar, a cornerback for the Seattle Seahawks — robbed different company on the get together at gunpoint and left with 1000’s of {dollars} in money and wristwatches price tens of 1000’s of {dollars}, in accordance with arrest warrants issued by the Miramar Police Department. Baker, Dunbar and a 3rd man then left in high-priced vehicles, the arrest warrants stated.

Baker and Dunbar had been each charged with 4 counts of armed theft. Baker was additionally charged with 4 counts of aggravated assault.

Tania Rues, a spokeswoman for the Miramar police, stated Thursday night time that the 2 gamers had not been arrested and that the police had been in touch with the N.F.L. and a lawyer who’s representing one of many gamers.

“Obviously, there are attempts to get them to turn themselves in,” she stated.

TMZ Sports first reported that arrest warrants had been issued for the gamers.

According to the police, a dispute arose through the get together at a home in Miramar, the place folks had been playing and enjoying playing cards and video video games. Baker flipped over a desk, took out a gun and pointed it at one other visitor, the police stated, and Baker then advised Dunbar and one other man, who wore a purple masks, to begin taking cash and valuables from different folks on the get together.

Baker and the person within the purple masks, who was not absolutely recognized within the stories, had been armed, whereas witnesses disagreed about whether or not Dunbar was, the police stated.

During the theft, the police stated, Baker advised the person carrying a purple masks to shoot somebody who had simply walked into the get together. No pictures seem to have been fired, in accordance with the arrest warrants.

Among different issues, the three males collected a Rolex watch and a Hublot watch that was valued at $25,000, the police stated. A witness on the get together stated he thought the theft had been deliberate as a result of the three males left individually in a Mercedes-Benz, a Lamborghini and a BMW that had been “pre-positioned outside the residence in a manner that would facilitate an expedited departure from the residence,” in accordance with the police.

Dunbar left by means of the again patio door of the home, in accordance with a witness.

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One witness, Dominick Johnson, advised the police that he had identified Baker and Dunbar since they had been youngsters. The arrest warrants, which had been issued Thursday, stated that when the police arrived on the home after the theft, Johnson referred to as Baker, who refused to talk to the police and hung up.

An individual on the get together who was interviewed by the police stated that he had met Baker and Dunbar two days earlier than at a celebration in Miami the place the gamers had misplaced about $70,000.

An N.F.L. spokesman stated the league was conscious of the matter however declined to remark additional.

A spokesman for the Giants stated the staff was conscious of the state of affairs and had been in touch with Baker. A spokesman for the Seahawks stated the staff was nonetheless gathering details about the matter and deferred different inquiries to league investigators and the native authorities.