Former Saints safety Darren Sharper surrenders to police after warrants issued on more alleged rapes

Anwar S Richardson
Shutdown Corner

Former New Orleans Saints safety Darren Sharper voluntarily surrendered to police in Los Angeles after they issued an arrest warrant for the alleged rapes of two women last year, according to NBC News.

In addition, Erik Nunez, who is an acquaintance of Sharper, is facing charges in the rapes of women.

Sharper, who was out on bail after being charged with two counts of rape by use of drugs, is facing two more charges of aggravated rape in New Orleans. A conviction of aggravated rape in Louisiana carries a sentence of life imprisonment at hard labor without the benefit of parole, probation or suspension of sentence, according to NBC News.

Overall, Sharper has been accused of raping nine women and drugging 11 in five states.

Sharper was a second-round pick by Green Bay in 1997. During his 14-year career, he was a five-time Pro Bowler, two-time first-team All-Pro and member of the NFL's All-Decade team of the 2000s. He also spent four seasons with the Minnesota Vikings.

However, Sharper better known for being a key component on New Orleans' 2009 Super Bowl championship team, plus his previous analysis on the NFL Network.

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