Local

Ravens Linebacker Terrell Suggs Complies With Court Order, Turns In Guns

View Comments
(Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

(Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Warren Pat 370x278 (2) Pat Warren
Pat Warren joined the Eyewitness News team in 1992. Pat came to WJZ...
Read More
Baltimore Ravens

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
Ravens Central
Buy Ravens Tickets
Sun Oct.19
Home vs Atlanta Falcons
findticketsbtn Ravens Linebacker Terrell Suggs Complies With Court Order, Turns In Guns
Sun Oct.26
Away vs Cincinnati Bengals
findticketsbtn Ravens Linebacker Terrell Suggs Complies With Court Order, Turns In Guns
Sun Nov.2
Away vs Pittsburgh Steelers
findticketsbtn Ravens Linebacker Terrell Suggs Complies With Court Order, Turns In Guns
Sun Nov.9
Home vs Tennessee Titans
findticketsbtn Ravens Linebacker Terrell Suggs Complies With Court Order, Turns In Guns
 
Popular Entertainment Photo Galleries

POEts: The Legendary, The Celebrity, The Local, The ControversialPOEts: The Legendary, The Celebrity, The Local, The Controversial

Celebrities Born Outside The U.S.Celebrities Born Outside The U.S.

Top Celebrities On TwitterTop Celebrities On Twitter

Ranking Stephen KingRanking Stephen King

Famous Women Who Underwent Double MastectomiesFamous Women Who Underwent Double Mastectomies

» More Photo Galleries

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs complies with a court order to turn in his guns.

Pat Warren has more on what led to the order and the possible consequences.

A Baltimore County judge has issued a temporary protective order against Suggs at the order of his girlfriend, Candace Williams. It orders the NFL player to surrender seven shotguns, handguns and rifles, including an AK-47.

Under a Maryland law signed in 2009, judges can order temporary surrender of firearms if there’s potential for violence.

Will Hefrich of Duffy’s Gun Room told WJZ it’s a precaution.

“[We] can store them. We do it here at Duffy’s as a service,” said Hefrich, “[Guns] can be held by an attorney, several options there, but they just can’t be in possession of them in that time period when they have a restraining order against them.”

Williams, the mother of Sugg’s two children, alleged that in November she saw her boyfriend in a house other than where he told her he’d be. She went to the door and knocked.

According to Williams, Suggs opened the door and wrestled her outside. She claims she hit him and tried to flee in her car, but he opened the driver’s door and jumped into her vehicle.

“He began punching my neck and threw me out of the car,” she said, “My hand was stuck in the seatbelt, and he dragged me at a high rate of speed. I finally freed myself and fell in the road.”

Williams said the couple’s children were in the car at the time.

In 2009, she accused Suggs of kicking her in the face and breaking her nose.

“As bad as I want to talk about it right now, I just can’t. When I’m able to do it, you guys can ask a million and one questions about it and I’ll be glad to answer them for you,” the linebacker told reporters in 2009.

The 2009 case was later dismissed.

No allegations involving a weapon have been made against Suggs.

In a statement about this recent conflict, Suggs said the personal issues have been addressed in a responsible and adult manner and have been resolved, and he and Williams will move forward as a happy family.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,295 other followers