EX-NFL PLAYER DARREN SHARPER SURRENDERS TO AUTHORITIES
Darren Sharper, a 38 year old former NFL player, surrendered to authorities in Los AngelesThursday night on a fugitive warrant for charges he faces in New Orleans. The Orleans ParishDistrict Attorney's Office and New Orleans Sex Crimes detectives obtained the warrants for Sharperand his acquaintance, 16 year old Erik Nunez. Each faces two counts of aggravated rape. Sharper has been accused of drugging women and having sex with them in New Orleans, Los Angeles,Las Vegas, Miami and Arizona. He pleaded not guilty to felony charges related to the allegedrape of two women he met at a West Hollywood nightclub. If convicted in the California casehe could face more than 30 years in state prison. If convicted of aggravated rape inLouisiana, both Sharper and Nunez would face life imprisonment.
(Los Angeles, California)