Former Lions cornerback Cameron Sutton has turned himself into police in Florida

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Over three weeks after an alleged domestic violence incident, a warrant was issued for his arrest by the Hillsborough County (FL) Sheriff's Office, 11 days after the warrant was made more broadly public and 10 days after the Detroit Lions released him, Cameron Sutton turned himself into police on Sunday night.

Sutton is accused of domestic battery by strangulation, a felony punishable by up to five years in prison.

Here's the statement from the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office:

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has taken Cameron Sutton, 29, into custody after he was wanted for Domestic Battery by Strangulation.

On Monday, March 25, 2024, Sutton's attorney contacted HCSO's warrant section to inform us that he was going to Tampa to turn himself into authorities.

It wasn’t until today, March 31, 2024, at 8:24 p.m. that Sutton arrived to the Orient Road Jail to turn himself in.

"After weeks of evading law enforcement, this man has finally made the right choice to turn himself in," said Sheriff Chad Chronister. "Domestic violence has no place in our community, and no one is above the law here in Hillsborough County. My thoughts are with this woman as she continues to heal from this man’s gruesome actions.”

Here's the video of Sutton being taken into custody, posted by Hillsborough County on Twitter.

Former Lions cornerback Cameron Sutton turns himself in

Last Monday at the NFL league meetings, Lions president Rod Wood told Dan Miller of Fox 2 that only had the team talked to Sutton when the arrest warrant came out so publicly, he was in the building working out with the Lions' strength staff.

Wood added that Sutton had "kinda showed up unexpectedly" at the facility to work out.

Wood said Sutton was advised by other staff members to seek counsel and turn himself in right then, at which point he left the building.

Five days later, last Monday as it were, Sutton's attorneys told Hillsborough County he would turn himself in. Another six days after that, he finally did so.


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