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Judge revokes Zimmerman's bond in Trayvon Martin killing; gives him 72 hours to surrender
San Antonio Express News ^ | 06/01/2012 | Assoc. Press

Posted on 06/01/2012 11:55:50 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Judge revokes Zimmerman's bond in Trayvon Martin killing; gives him 72 hours to surrender.

(Excerpt) Read more at mysanantonio.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; georgezimmerman; saintskittles; trayvon; trayvonmartin; zimmerman; zimmermanbondrevoked
I just saw this on my local news feed. Didn't see another source.

Developing...

1 posted on 06/01/2012 11:55:53 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd
George Zimmerman's bond revoked
2 posted on 06/01/2012 11:58:07 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: Responsibility2nd

Obama getting hit hard on the economy, his stupid Poland comment and other things....this will be a nice distraction for him. Watch his henchman Sharpton and Jackson get all up in this now...next week will be all Zimmerman 24/7.


3 posted on 06/01/2012 12:03:40 PM PDT by oust the louse (Hey Axelrod, if Obama is the black jesus, I am Sparticus.)
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To: kevcol

Like Rush Limbaugh just said. “Now we know what social justice looks like.”


4 posted on 06/01/2012 12:03:40 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: kevcol

Great link.

Apparently the judge is finding that Zimmerman didn’t disclose his financials up front.

And that he has a second passport.

Elsewhere I read today that Z’s attorney does not expect a trial til next year.

So. The racists are gloating over George spending the next 6-9 months behind bars.


5 posted on 06/01/2012 12:04:28 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/06/01/judge-revokes-george-zimmerman-bond-in-trayvon-martin-case/

Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester said Friday that George Zimmerman misled the court about how much money he had available when his bond was set for $150,000 in April. Prosecutors claim Zimmerman had $135,000 available that had been raised by a website he set up.

Prosecutors also say he failed to surrender a second passport.


6 posted on 06/01/2012 12:06:02 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Probably raise his bond based on the story. Just get the trial over so the riots can start. / sarc


7 posted on 06/01/2012 12:06:08 PM PDT by DonkeyBonker
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To: Responsibility2nd

Kangaroo Court and crooked judge.


8 posted on 06/01/2012 12:10:07 PM PDT by BuffaloJack (End the racist, anti-capitalist Obama War On Freedom.)
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To: smokingfrog

Why would it be any of the prosecution’s or the judge’s concern if Zimmerman had a second passport or misunderestimated by a few dollars that amount of cash he had in his bank account?


9 posted on 06/01/2012 12:10:59 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: Responsibility2nd

Seems to me this is an outrage. Time for serious prayers for Mr. Zimmerman, as corruption reigns from the bench to the WH to the DOJ.


10 posted on 06/01/2012 12:11:52 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Forget the GOP and build the Constitution Party, because the status quo is no longer the way to go.)
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To: smokingfrog

” Prosecutors also say he failed to surrender a second passport.”

If Zimm gets killed in prison, the prosecutors are off the hook.


11 posted on 06/01/2012 12:11:54 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Uncle Slayton
Why would it be any of the prosecution’s or the judge’s concern if Zimmerman had a second passport or misunderestimated by a few dollars that amount of cash he had in his bank account?

Seriously? Because he is a greater flight risk with a second passport and a bunch of money in his bank account. This was pretty dumb. And now he's in jail.

12 posted on 06/01/2012 12:13:00 PM PDT by Publius Valerius
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To: Responsibility2nd

http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/04/27/v-print/2770968/zimmerman-attorney-to-tell-judge.html

Crump and the race baiters are behind this.


13 posted on 06/01/2012 12:14:52 PM PDT by Jaded (Really? Seriously?)
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To: Uncle Slayton
Answers:

1. Because bond is frequently based on ability to pay. The more liquid assets you have available, the higher your bail or bond may be.

2. Because he surrendered his first passport to ensure he doesn't flee the country. Technically, by still having what I assume is a second valid passport, he can still get out of the USA.

14 posted on 06/01/2012 12:15:39 PM PDT by CT-Freeper (Visit CTF.org)
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To: Publius Valerius
This was pretty dumb.

Agreed. I still believe he acted in self-defense, but this certainly diminishes his credibility in the public eye (from which the eventual jury pool will be picked from).

Not to mention bond is set according to your ability to pay and the severity of the crime. It wasn't a few bucks difference, it was a few hundred thousand bucks.

15 posted on 06/01/2012 12:17:19 PM PDT by Dan Nunn (Support the NRA!)
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To: Responsibility2nd
The fix is in.

If Zim goes to jail even one more day, politicians should pay. And I mean PAY. Y'all know what I mean.

16 posted on 06/01/2012 12:20:04 PM PDT by backwoods-engineer (I will vote against ANY presidential candidate who had non-citizen parents.)
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To: Uncle Slayton
Why would it be any of the prosecution’s or the judge’s concern if Zimmerman had a second passport

You can't really be that stupid. 1, it's his business because it's ILLEGAL to have more than one passport. 2, Because as a condition of bail you must surrender your passport. Any attempt at circumventing that is not only contempt, but fraud, and most certainly demonstrates an intent to flee. I hope George liked jail, because he won't be getting out again pre-trial.

or misunderestimated by a few dollars that amount of cash he had in his bank account?

Yeah, why would we actually expect anyone who claims to be INDIGENT to actually be indigent. Again, fraud on Zimmerman's part. Luckily, all of these facts will be admissible at his trial. They speak volumes about his character.

17 posted on 06/01/2012 12:20:48 PM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: Jaded

bttt

Who knew? /s


18 posted on 06/01/2012 12:22:08 PM PDT by Matchett-PI ("There is no limit to the depravity of the liberal mind" ~ Rush Limbaugh 5/23/12)
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To: Publius Valerius
Seriously? Because he is a greater flight risk with a second passport and a bunch of money in his bank account. This was pretty dumb. And now he's in jail.

I agree.

The fact that he's being railroaded isn't Zimmerman's fault, but this bit of trouble is.

Dopey move, if true.

19 posted on 06/01/2012 12:22:12 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: oust the louse
Donate to George Zimmerman here:

http://www.gzdefensefund.com

20 posted on 06/01/2012 12:23:01 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: backwoods-engineer
If Zim goes to jail even one more day, politicians should pay. And I mean PAY. Y'all know what I mean.

I would guess there are plenty of people that feel that way, and thinking the same thing.
21 posted on 06/01/2012 12:23:35 PM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Dammit, I wish the guy would’ve fled to Brazil, where he could’ve given Obama and Holder the middle finger.


22 posted on 06/01/2012 12:25:23 PM PDT by Marathoner (If the election was Obama vs. Satan I'd have to flip a coin.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker
If Zimm gets killed in prison, the prosecutors are off the hook.

If he's lucky(?) there will be a Hispanic gang that may take him under their protection. I say (?) because protection is never free of strings.

23 posted on 06/01/2012 12:27:25 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Melas

Maybe Capt. Zimmerman forgot about the second passport or maybe even Holder. Jesse Jackson, Sharpton or someone like that applied for a second passport in Zimmerman’s name.


24 posted on 06/01/2012 12:29:03 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: Uncle Slayton

The judge didn’t buy the passport argument by the prosecutor, but he did the finances argument.

Wasn’t it practically common knowledge that Zimmerman had raised a lot of funds on line at the time of the arrainment?


25 posted on 06/01/2012 12:32:32 PM PDT by Fido969
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To: Fido969
Wasn’t it practically common knowledge that Zimmerman had raised a lot of funds on line at the time of the arrainment?

I would think the relevant number would be the amount he had on hand the day before he gave the judge a number. If it went up significantly after that, it shouldn't be a problem.

Keeping him in jail is going to keep him in the news. I think, with a conviction looking unlikely, they will want to start walking away from this story. Don't look for him to spend too much time before new bail is posted.

26 posted on 06/01/2012 12:38:08 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Uncle Slayton
maybe even Holder. Jesse Jackson, Sharpton or someone like that applied for a second passport in Zimmerman’s name.

Increase your meds, because you are genuinely and truly delusional.

27 posted on 06/01/2012 12:38:23 PM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Makes me want to vomit. Seriously...this guy is getting the SHAFT.


28 posted on 06/01/2012 12:41:52 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Uncle Slayton
maybe even Holder. Jesse Jackson, Sharpton or someone like that applied for a second passport in Zimmerman’s name

You're reaching in defending Cartman here.

He put in an application claiming the first "stolen or lost". Oh, Found it!

29 posted on 06/01/2012 12:46:20 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Gott mit Mitt, Mitt mit uns)
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To: Melas

So how did the feds issue Zimmerman two passports? With all of the hullabalo over documents, I’m amazed the government screwed up that way.


30 posted on 06/01/2012 1:05:51 PM PDT by meatloaf (Support Senate S 1863 & House Bill 1380 to eliminate oil slavery.)
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To: meatloaf

There is no way to verify if someone lost a passport. Nor is there any communication between state courts and the fed in regards to passports and bail. Perhaps there should be.


31 posted on 06/01/2012 1:15:02 PM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: meatloaf
So how did the feds issue Zimmerman two passports? With all of the hullabalo over documents, I'm amazed the government screwed up that way.

He reported the first "lost, stolen, destroyed, or strayed", was issued a replacement.

Speculation: The court checked the expiry date of the passport they received (May 2012) with State dept records for the expiry date of the issued replacement (2014) and realized reports of the original's disappearance were much exxagerated

32 posted on 06/01/2012 1:16:24 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Gott mit Mitt, Mitt mit uns)
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To: Responsibility2nd

[[So. The racists are gloating over George spending the next 6-9 months behind bars.]]

Hoping I’m sure that someone will ‘get to him’ in prison and end his life- at which point they will all ‘wash their hands’ claiming they had nothign to do with his death and howe ‘unfortunate’ his ‘untimely’ death was-

What Florida needs is a judge with nuts the size of texas to go through the WHOLE corrupt law and judicial system diown htere and cleaqn house! This whole case stinks to high heaven, and the Judge4 should have more concerne4d abotu the prosecutor LYING to him and the press than he is abotu where george LEGALLY got money from


33 posted on 06/01/2012 1:23:37 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: smokingfrog

[[Prosecutors claim Zimmerman had $135,000 available that had been raised by a website he set up]]

Let them try to prove zimmerman KNEW abotu htis money at the time of bail- IF she can’t PROVE george knew abotu htem oney at hte time of bail, then by all rioghts zim should be IMMEDIATELY released on bail and should be informed that he has yet another case to bring against corey for FALSELY accusing him yet again- this woman IS slandering this man and she IS ruining his life forever bty her slanderous accusations-


34 posted on 06/01/2012 1:26:57 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: Oztrich Boy
He put in an application claiming the first "stolen or lost". Oh, Found it!

Not necessarily a nefarious move. I once had to get a new driver's license and military ID because I lost my wallet. A couple of months later I found in in a pair of pants.

35 posted on 06/01/2012 1:30:55 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Melas

[[Again, fraud on Zimmerman’s part]]

That’s a pretty strong claim- have you any proof zim committed fraud? Or are you just assuming he knew what the totals of donations that were streaming in cosntantly were at the time of bail? If we’re goign to be in the assuming business, let’s then assume only several dollars had hit the actuasl account at the time of bail, or perhaps even only a few thousand, and that more was coming in during aND after the bail hearing-

Unless there’s actual proof zim KNEW the total amount, then accusing him of fraud is pretty opremature- and actually, if such an accusation should hurt him further, is almsot slanderous


36 posted on 06/01/2012 1:33:32 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: Melas; meatloaf
There is no way to verify if someone lost a passport. Nor is there any communication between state courts and the fed in regards to passports and bail. Perhaps there should be.

But if you then "find" it and try to use it pass it off as a valid passport when it's not, that's a problem.

37 posted on 06/01/2012 1:35:18 PM PDT by Paleo Conservative
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To: Responsibility2nd

According to his attorney, Zimmerman has not been in control of this money. His lawyer has controlled it since he heard about it after the hearing. Crump and the prosecutors claim they want a fair trial, but they don’t want Zimmerman’s lawyer to have any money for depositions [the 50 that he has planned before the stand your ground hearing]. And the Treyvonistas want Zimmerman and his wife to starve to death in the meantime. They’re such wonderful religious people.


38 posted on 06/01/2012 1:56:35 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: smokingfrog
Prosecutors claim Zimmerman had $135,000 available that had been raised by a website he set up.

All of which was probably already technically spent at that point to pay the expenses of both George's and his father's family having to move from their homes give up their jobs and in hiring security. This media lynch circus and show trial are going to put them into some serious debt.

39 posted on 06/01/2012 3:16:40 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

They want to lynch this man just to avoid rioting, IMO because they are afraid insurance payouts will implode the economy. Despicable!


40 posted on 06/01/2012 9:03:47 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: CT-Freeper; All

Of course, all his actions so far show that he is not much of a flight risk. He cooperated with the investigation to start with. He turned himself in voluntarily as soon as he knew that he had to.

He has virtually no criminal history and has been a productive citizen.

This is all politically driven.

The only purpose of a bond is to insure that the person show up in court.


41 posted on 06/02/2012 9:52:18 AM PDT by marktwain
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