Cameron Sutton, former Lions star, turns himself in after being wanted on domestic violence charge


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Cameron Sutton, a former Detroit Lions cornerback who was wanted by police in Florida final month for a home violence warrant, turned himself in on Sunday evening.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office launched a video displaying Sutton, 29, arriving at a jail in Tampa. Sutton was needed for home battery by strangulation, which is a third-degree felony and will end in a jail time period of as much as 5 years.

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Cameron Sutton of the Detroit Lions through the nationwide anthem previous to the Ravens sport at M&T Financial institution Stadium on Oct. 22, 2023, in Baltimore. (Michael Owens/Getty Photographs)

“After weeks of evading regulation enforcement, this man has lastly made the correct alternative to show himself in,” Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister mentioned. “Home violence has no place in our neighborhood, and nobody is above the regulation right here in Hillsborough County. My ideas are with this lady as she continues to heal from this man’s ugly actions.”

The Lions launched Sutton after police introduced he was being sought.

Authorities mentioned officers responded to a name about home violence in progress involving the previous Pittsburgh Steelers participant and a feminine round 5 a.m. on March 7. The sheriff’s workplace then requested the general public for assist looking for Sutton.

Lions president Rod Wooden mentioned on the time that Sutton was on the group’s coaching facility when the warrant was issued.

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Cameron Sutton of the Lions reacts after a cease towards the Denver Broncos at Ford Discipline on Dec. 16, 2023, in Detroit. (Rey Del Rio/Getty Photographs)

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“We realized concerning the warrant on the identical time everyone else did on social media,” Wooden informed Fox 2 Detroit final week. “We had been in a position to communicate to Cam as a result of he was really in our constructing. We discovered him. He was down with our energy workers. He sort of confirmed up unexpectedly to work out.”

Sutton signed a three-year, $30 million take care of the Lions earlier than the beginning of the 2023 season after spending six years with the Steelers. He performed and began all 17 video games for Detroit and their three playoff video games.

He had a career-high 65 tackles and an interception in 2023. He was projected to be a beginning cornerback going into the 2024 season together with newly signed Carlton Davis.

Pittsburgh selected the Jonesboro, Georgia, native within the third spherical of the 2017 draft out of Tennessee. He earned his method to being a beginning cornerback in his fifth season with Pittsburgh.

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An arrest warrant was issued for Detroit Lions cornerback Cameron Sutton. (Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Workplace; Getty Photographs)

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With the Steelers, he had 168 whole tackles in 84 profession video games together with eight interceptions.

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