Attorney in NFL player’s extortion case walks out of jail, claims innocence
in North Miami Beach, allegedly asked Baker to pay off three of the alleged victims. Now prosecutors say it was all part of Dean’s under-the-table deal to have the alleged victims recant their accusations. Without credible witnesses in the burglary case, the Broward State Attorney’s Office was forced to drop all of the charges against Baker on Monday after deputies arrested Dean. Attorney Bradford Cohen was representing Baker, who wasn’t able to continue to play with the New York Giants because of the case. The Miramar Police Department released a video in September of an alleged extortion plot in Dunbar’s case.
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One NFL player faces charges in Miramar robbery, the other wont
Prosecutors declined to file criminal charges against Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar, citing insufficient evidence. Miramar police had said Baker, 22, and another man flipped over a game table and pulled out firearms during the party on May 13. Baker is accused of stealing cash and watches from four men. If convicted, prosecutors say the punishment for robbery with a firearm is a mandatory minimum of 10 years and up to life in state prison. Dunbar, 28, and two others were accused of stealing from their victims, police said at the time.
Caught on camera: NFL Players Quinton Dunbar, DeAndre Baker leave Broward County Jail
(See the raw video above)Quinton Dunbar left Broward County Jail Sunday after spending the night, then appearing in front of a Broward County judge in a virtual court hearing in Fort Lauderdale on Sunday. Local 10′s cameras caught up with Dunbar but he didn’t want to talk to the media. “Do you have anything to say to your fans or your team?”When media caught up with DeAndre Baker, he took off running. His bond totaled $200,000, as he was charged with four counts of armed robbery with a firearm and four counts of aggravated assault with a firearm, Baker took off running. Dunbar and Baker were granted standard pre-trial release, meaning they can not travel outside of the state and must surrender any weapons or firearms.
NFL cornerbacks Baker, Dunbar released from jail on bond
Baker is charged with four counts of armed robbery with a firearm and four counts of aggravated assault with a firearm. He turned himself in at the Broward County Jail. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP)FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – NFL cornerbacks DeAndre Baker and Quinton Dunbar were released from Broward County Jail on Sunday, a day after surrendering on felony charges stemming from a cookout at a Miramar home. Baker and Dunbar were attending the cookout Wednesday night when a fight broke out, and Baker pulled out a handgun, the warrant said. Baker, Dunbar and two other men began robbing people of thousands of dollars, watches and other valuables, witnesses told investigators.
Judge grants bond to NFL players accused of armed robbery
MIRAMAR, Fla. The two NFL players accused of being involved in an armed robbery left Broward County Jail on Sunday after they were granted bond. That bond would total $100,000 for the four counts of armed robbery with a firearm for Dunbar. Dunbar was granted $25,000 bond per count, totally $100,000 for four counts of armed robbery with a firearm. DeAndre Bakers bond totaled $200,000, as he was charged with four counts of armed robbery with a firearm and four counts of aggravated assault with a firearm. NFL player Quinton Dunbar appears in bond court on Sunday, May 17, 2020, after surrendering to Miramar Police a day earlier.
Giants' DeAndre Baker surrenders in armed robbery case
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker surrendered to police Saturday after being charged with robbing people of money and valuables at a cookout he was attending with another NFL player. Baker is charged with four counts of armed robbery with a firearm and four counts of aggravated assault with a firearm. Baker and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar were sought by police since Thursday, when arrest warrants were issued. Baker, 22, and Dunbar, 27, were attending a cookout at a Miramar home Wednesday night when a fight broke out, and Baker pulled out a handgun, the warrant said. Baker, Dunbar and two other men began robbing other people at the party of thousands of dollars in cash, watches and other valuables, witnesses told investigators.
Attorney says he has affidavits clearing Seahawks' Dunbar
MIAMI – The attorney for Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar says he has five signed affidavits from witnesses that exonerate his client in an armed robbery. Attorney Michael Grieco told The Associated Press on Friday that the five witnesses attested that Dunbar was not involved in the robbery earlier this week. Grieco said the affidavits were presented to prosecutors in Broward County but authorities still want Dunbar to turn himself in. Each man faces four counts of armed robbery with a firearm. Baker, Dunbar and two other men began robbing other people at the party of thousands of dollars in cash, watches and other valuables, witnesses told investigators.
No bond for NFL players booked into Broward County Jail
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar was accompanied by his attorney when he turned himself into the Broward County Jail Saturday morning. The defense attorney for Dunbar said Saturday he has proof that his client is innocent. “The one thing my client has told me is that he definitely did not commit a crime,” Michael Grieco said. Miramar Police confirmed Saturday that both of the NFL players are behind bars at the Broward County Jail. On Thursday, Miramar Police put out a warrant for the arrests of Dunbar, 27, and Baker, 22, for the alleged $71,000 burglary.
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NFL players wanted for alleged $71,100 armed robbery in Miramar
MIRAMAR, Fla. – On Thursday morning, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar spoke to reporters during a virtual news conference. The two NFL players are facing charges in an alleged $71,100 robbery during a party that involved gambling in Broward County. Quinton Disheen Dunbar (Local 10 News Share)Aside from about $10,000 in cash, detectives are also accusing them of stealing three luxury watches: a $17,500 Audemars Piguet, a $18,000 Rolex and a $25,000 Hublot. Baker faces four counts of armed robbery with a firearm and aggravated assault with a firearm and Dunbar faces four counts of armed robbery with a firearm. Alleged Miramar robbery (Local 10 News Share)
Redskins get Allen from Panthers, trade Dunbar to Seahawks
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Redskins traded for a quarterback coach Ron Rivera is plenty familiar with. Washington on Monday acquired Kyle Allen from the Carolina Panthers for a fifth-round pick and traded cornerback Quinton Dunbar to the Seattle Seahawks for a fifth-round pick, according to a person with knowledge of the moves. Rivera coached Allen with Carolina the past two seasons before being fired. The Panthers signed Allen as an undrafted free agent out of Houston. When that didn't materialize, the Redskins traded him and could turn to Kendall Fuller in that role after bringing him back on a multiyear deal.