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Attorneys for New York Giants cornerback Deandre Baker and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar claimed Friday that multiple witnesses have signed affidavits affirming the pair’s innocence after both were charged with four counts of armed robbery with a firearm on Wednesday. 

The Miramar (Florida) Police Department issued an arrest warrant for the two players Thursday night, tagging their respective NFL teams on social media. Baker, who was also charged with an additional four counts of aggravated assault with a firearm, turned himself in Saturday morning and was booked without bond. Miramar Police confirmed Saturday afternoon that Dunbar had also turned himself in.  

Bradford Cohen, Baker’s lawyer, said in a public statement Friday that he had affidavits from “several witnesses that also dispute the allegations and exculpate our client.” Michael Grieco, Dunbar’s lawyer, told ESPN that he has “five sworn affidavits” from “star witnesses recanting within 48 hours” to the Miramar Police Department. He said Dunbar hasn’t turned himself in yet because it’s a “bogus case” and that he was “targeted because of who he was.”  

According a 14-page affidavit compiled by the Miramar Police Department for the police report and arrest warrant, the two NFL players allegedly robbed guests at a party in which several people were playing cards and video games. After an argument erupted and the card table was flipped, Baker allegedly brandished a weapon and told Dunbar and two other individuals to start robbing the people at the party, per the police report. Thousands of dollars in cash, several watches and other valuables were taken, with Baker telling people he’d shoot them if they left the house, according to the report. 

The Miramar Police Department issued the following statement on Friday night: “We have taped, sworn statements from four victims and one witness. If they are changing their statements, we welcome them to come into our police department and give us a new statement.” 

Baker’s lawyer, Cohen, said: “Where some seek publicity, we seek justice. I look forward to moving this case forward to proper conclusion, as we believe our client is innocent of any charges.”

Baker was selected in the first round of the 2019 NFL draft and recorded 61 tackles while starting 15 games as a rookie. Dunbar tallied 37 tackles in 11 games with the Washington Redskins in 2019 as a fifth-year player. He was traded this offseason to the Seahawks. 

Both the Giants and Seahawks issued public statements noting they are aware of the situations and looking into the incidents. The NFL also said Thursday night it is aware of the matter. 

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