DeAndre Baker faces four robbery charges, Quinton Dunbar not charged

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Giants cornerback Deandre Baker is being charged with four counts of robbery with a firearm, while Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar is not facing criminal charges in connection with the same incident.

Baker and Dunbar were both accused of robbery in May in their home state of Florida. Today the Broward State Attorney’s office announced that Baker is facing charges that could result in a sentence of 10 years to life in prison. Dunbar, however, was not charged, with the prosecutor citing insufficient evidence.

Baker and Dunbar are both currently on the commissioner’s exempt list. The charges make it highly unlikely that Baker will be removed from that list any time soon, but the NFL may allow Dunbar to report to the Seahawks soon.

The 22-year-old Baker was a first-round draft pick of the Giants in 2019, but his NFL career is now in serious jeopardy. The 28-year-old Dunbar was traded to the Seahawks from Washington in March and may be a starter in Seattle if he’s allowed to play.

16 responses to “DeAndre Baker faces four robbery charges, Quinton Dunbar not charged

  1. Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar is not facing criminal charges in connection with the same incident. Sounds to me like one CB ratted out the other CB.

  2. Drafted in the 1st round by the Giants and set to make potentially millions and millions over my career. Better go rob someone.

  3. And this is the same league with players expected to be responsible, socially distance and wear a mask, yeah ok!

  4. Meanwhile he still gets paid. Curious, if on the exempt list does the salary still count towards the cap?

  5. Retired detective. The first one to talk is usually the one with the most to lose. It’s annoying. Dunbar would still have been charged but would have plead to some lesser charges. If he was truly borderline (trespassing, menacing, ‘sort of’ following orders) then I can see flipping him with no charges. But not if he stuck a gun in someone’s face. That someone will be in the same room/hallway with him waiting to testify.

    He will be what is called a ‘hostile’ witness. No choice but to testify or in contempt of court until you do. Lie under oath and he has a new problem. If Dunbar was a ‘rat’ he has a new problem anyway but it’s NOT TV. Snitch/stich thing is BS. BUt the general public does not know that so the GP will view him that way. People rat each other out all day every day. Almost ALL crimes are figured out but you need evidence and or witnesses. You’d be surprised how many people use their ‘get out of jail card’ when faced with just ONE day in jail. A get out of jail card means you have the ability to get someone arrested for an unsolved violent crime or a string of burglaries.

    Dunbar did not use his get out of jail card. You don’t EVER drop an A1 Felony. Might reduce it but dropping it just does not happen. Creates a ton of reasonable doubt and a good attorney (most are bad) will rip him to shreds.

  6. Millionares robbing common people? These really are some strange times we live in!

  7. Interesting. “Insufficient evidence” makes it sound like it’s not just one guy telling on the other. Presumably, if they both had the same story to tell about the other, they would both tell it.

  8. What were the Giants thinking moving up to get that guy in the draft after there were more red flags waived than at the running of the bulls in Spain?

  9. It sure sounds like Dunbar cut a deal with the prosecutors for immunity if he dimed on Baker.

    Both Baker and Dunbar should not be in the NFL.

  10. Seahawks have the best secondary in the NFL now. Sign Everson Griffen to top off the pass rush and it’s a wrap.

  11. I hope that the Baker Trial reveals the truth about this whole incident. What a circus of events, public comments, and PR challenges. That said; I’m glad that the Dunbar charges are not being pursued & think the exemption listing has to be removed, immediately. Good for the Seahawk’s Defense.

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