Suggs surrenders guns related to domestic abuse claim

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The girlfriend of Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs claims in a lawsuit that Suggs punched her in the neck and dragged her while driving a car at a "high rate of speed" while their two children were in the car.

The claim was part of a November suit, according to the Baltimore Sun. Suggs was ordered to give up personal firearms as part of the domestic case with his girlfriend, Candace Williams.

Court records also show that Suggs filed a custody complaint against Williams on Nov. 19. Suggs' attorney Warren Alperson said Williams filed her complaint after that.

Baltimore County police told The Sun that two 911 calls came in Nov. 21 from Suggs' address, but a report was not filed.

Suggs was ordered to turn over seven guns, including an AK-47, according to a temporary protective order granted by the Baltimore County Circuit Court. Suggs does not face criminal charges related to the alleged early September incident.

"I'm fully aware of the content of her complaint," Alperstein said. "Terrell has fully complied with the court order. There has been absolutely no finding by any court that Mr. Suggs committed any wrongdoing. As it stands now, this is a temporary order that we are confident will favorably resolve for Mr. Suggs in the very near future."

Suggs' complaint against Williams asks for immediate custody of their children. He claims that she verbally abuses their children, smokes marijuana in their presence and uses corporal punishment against them.

Suggs released a statement Friday addressing the situation.

"My fiance and I have two beautiful children together whom we both love and care for tremendously," he said. "The personal issues that the two of us have faced recently have been addressed in a responsible and adult manner and have been resolved. I am certain that we will get through this matter and move forward as a happy family."

Ravens coach John Harbaugh said "it's a personal matter," when asked about the matter.

Suggs is questionable for Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins with a right biceps injury, but CBS Sports reported that he is expected to play.