Skip to comments.George Zimmerman to be charged in Trayvon Martin shooting, law enforcement official says
Posted on 04/11/2012 11:10:33 AM PDT by AtlasStalled
Florida special prosecutor Angela Corey plans to announce as early as Wednesday afternoon that she is charging neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, according to a law enforcement official close to the investigation.
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RE: 186.....Your post is full of ASSumptions.
I wholeheartedly agree. Hamilton Jay is following the erroneous story line.
He certainly CAN claim pure victim UNLESS he initiated physical contact.
Where is there ANY evidence that Zimmerman INITIATED physical contact?
Keep in mind that following someone, calling 911 to have the police come investigate that person, and talking to someone even in an accusatory tone do NOT amount to initiating physical contact.
So tell us, wise one, why wasn’t he charged when it happened. I guess the Sanford Police just don’t like blacks. You have absolutely no clue what happened. I hope people like you do not find their way onto the jury.
How the hell do you know Bondi was involved? I read Scott appointed Corey to look at this after the other prosecutor bowed out.
nope, he “tried” to talk to them, they refused to talk to him without his lawyers present.
There's a death warrant on me now!?! Bring it!!! LOL
I wholeheartedly agree. The second amendment says nothing about the right to being an idiot.
I wholeheartedly agree. New Black Pampers Marching orders are Well Done.
Nice work! You managed to fit all the left's talking points into just two sentences.
The pro second amendment qualifier was particularly well placed in conjunction with your ad-hominem attack on concealed carry.
End of the day, Zimmerman engaged in actions that lead to the shooting, not only did he do so, he did so after repeated advice not to...
Do you work for NBC. Cause just like they edited stuff, you are making it up.
911 dispatcher: Are you following him?
911 dispatcher: OK. We dont need you to do that.
And per the police. What does Zimmerman do next? HE STOPS FOLLOWING MARTIN.
He retreats back to his SUV. But he gets ambushed by Martin.
Bring it, lol.
“How how can a fair jury ever be selected in this case, after the MSM has so tainted the jury pool with its lies, distortions, and omissions of the facts from the presentation of this story?”
Worth noting is that Zimmerman can waive his right to a trial by jury, and request that the case be heard and decided solely by a judge.
Might be an option for his lawyers, depending on whom is chosen to adjudicate the case.
The USA is now a banana republic.....only without the bananas......or the republic.
” They threaten the SCOTUS, and Holder allows black gangsters to put out a death warrant on a free man.;tigers eye.
There’s a death warrant on me now!?! Bring it!!! LOL “
LOL!! I don’t know how that happened!
(hoping Holder doesn’t have your address......)
or mine : )
Seriously, do you think she gives a rats a@@?
The only job resume she's looking out for is her own, there is no honor among prosecutors...think Nifong, Holder, Reno, et al.
I don't mean to be snarky but these people could give a damn about justice, it's all about politics and staying in office, it has been for a loooong time.
I wholeheartedly agree. HamiltonJay managed to fit all the left’s talking points.
why is Spike Lee not in jail for felony terrorist threats and solicitation of murder?
You’ve been wanting to put a warrant on my head for a long time, Laz! ;^)
Oh, Thank God!!!!! Now black peoples lives can return to their normal state of perfection......
I might get indicted for PWC....
“posting while conservative”
Now it’s a crime to get out of your car?
Wow, we’ve come a long way, baby. /s
Next we’ll go full sharia and find that the raped woman really WAS “asking for it” by having something besides her eyes showing. Or the kid really deserved to get beat up by Dad because he looked the wrong way.
I don’t recognize this country any more. I seriously don’t recognize this place.
At any rate I will wait to hear it from her mouth and not from some anonymous source that always seems to pop up in the MSM.
I wholeheartedly agree, everything you can do with a ruler and a compass you can do with the compass alone.
George Zimmerman is guilty of Homicide....the taking of a human life. His defense is that the homicide was justifiable because he was in fear of his life.
Were I George, I would stay away from a jury trial because of the high probably of jury nulification of that defense and a populist lynching egged on by the race baiters.....
Otta teach George a lesson about being a Democrat at any rate.....
No I am seeing the big picture.
No Doubt the race hustlers are out trying to cause the same old rabble they always do, but that doesn’t mean that Zimmerman has no culpability.
Sharpton, Jackson, Et Al are idiots, but they have always been idiots.
However, just because they are idiots does not mean Zimmerman has no culpability in the situation his actions helped create. He’s likely going to face manslaughter charges and he should.
Has nothing to do with the MSM, or Obama, or Jackson, has to do with the law. No doubt its a difficult case, but its not one that is without merit. 2 fundamental facts are out there, Zimmerman killed the kid, and that would not have happened had he not decided to take matters into his own hands and escalate things.
The cops who originally wanted him charged, before anyone knew the name of the guy or his victim, yes, they were all racists and race baiters (Rolling Eyes).. Be serious will you. DA makes final call on whether to press charges, but that doesn’t mean the DA has no oversight, or cannot be overruled by others.
The DA made a bad call from the get go IMHO. Now whether this guy winds up convicted, who knows, but he should stand trial for his actions. Personally I think he will be convicted, and not because of race hustlers, but because he made a series of horrifically dumb decisions that lead to the death of another human being.
I’m curious of the ethnicity of this Angela Corey Special Prosecutor woman. He is being hailed as a tough, no nonsense career prosecutor, but they also say she was fired in Jacksonville (she says it was “political”). They have sliced and diced Zimmerman’s ethnicity and based “hate crime” allegations thereon, but it would seem that her ethnicity is also an issue (especially if she goes the “wrong” way). She looks White, but so did the Brown Zimmerman after media photoshopped it to make his Orange shirt look Pink and his face look fat and WHITE!!
Oh c'mon Laz, it's right next to the privacy and separation clause.
It's just wrong - for the Laz to use "wholeheartedly" knowing he knows we know he thinks we are thinking of hole.
And Lazamataz and hole leads us to think what? Yeah, that's right.
You should stop that. Don't you agree?
Buy more ammo!
it has everything to do with repealing the citizens 2nd ammendment right to self defense
Yes, none of it happend... Zimmerman just sat in his car, and Trayvon walked up, dragged him from it and started beating him.(rolling eyes)
Sorry, but if you think Zimmerman didn’t leave his vehicle, against better judgement, Neighborhood Watch recommended procedures and even the advice of the dispatch operator and attempted to pursue the kid, you have got a pretty damned good supplier to suspend reality so completely.
He’s on the record admitting to it.
if she packs the jury with all blacks, he’ll be convicted...if he gets a jury of his peers, all it takes if for one person to be brave....
Unfortunately agree. It is already clear to any potential juror that they must convict Zimmerman or they will be convicted by the NBPP, the MSM, and the mob. It doesn't matter what the facts may show, Zimmerman is already guilty - it is for the greater good of the Obama reelection campaign.
Oh stop it.
One well placed blow could change that.
They civilize left, they civilize right.
They civilize freedom 'til no one is free.
No one except, by coincidence, ME!
You are on ignore, and Laz wholeheartedly agrees.
“but because he made a series of horrifically dumb decisions that lead to the death of another human being.”
Your logic is horribly flawed. Are you contending that because person x initiates event A, in a series of events (A, B, C, D, E), he is ultimately responsible for event E?
If I sell a hammer to someone who lends it to a friend, and that friend uses it to bash someone’s head in am I responsible?
In the context of this case, if Zimmerman leaves his vehicle, loses Martin, and is assaulted on his way back to his truck is he responsible for Martin’s death?
Being caught in a lie like that would justify charges, otherwise I can't see it.
How do you feel about these cases? In the last one - where the white young people were tortured, raped and murdered, the blacks might get off... How does that feel to you?
On March 14 in Tulsa, Okla., a white couple suffered a home invasion by Tyrone Woodfork, a 20-year-old black man. Ninety-year-old Bob Strait suffered a broken jaw and broken ribs in the attack. His 85-year-old wife, Nancy, was sexually assaulted and battered to death, ending their 65-year marriage.
On March 4, two black Kansas City, Mo., youths doused a 13-year-old boy in gasoline and set him on fire, telling him, “You get what you deserve, white boy.” Last summer, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel ordered an emergency shutdown of the beaches in Chicago because mobs of blacks were terrorizing white families.
Several years ago, in Knoxville, Tenn., a young white couple was kidnapped by four blacks. The girl was forced to witness her boyfriend’s rape, torture and subsequent murder before she was raped, tortured and murdered. Before disposing of her body, the three men and one woman poured bleach or some other cleaning agent down her throat in an effort to destroy DNA evidence. A jury found the four guilty, and they were sentenced, but because of the judge’s drug use, a retrial is being considered.
None of those black-on-white atrocities made anywhere near the news that the Trayvon Martin case made, and it’s deliberate. Editors for the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times and the Chicago Tribune admitted to deliberately censoring information about black crime for political reasons
I wholey agree Zimmerman was under no requirement to follow the advice of the dispatcher. Never said he was legally obligated to follow their advice.
What I said was, he chose not to follow that advice, just like he chose to leave his vehicle in the first place, instead of just calling it in and waiting.
Zimmerman’s got culpability here, trying to claim otherwise is just living in denial.
Zimmerman should face manslaughter charges, and frankly, I suspect he’s going to lose. Time will tell.
I know right where that is.
Embarrassing the DA, becoming a political football, whatever.
If sentenced to prison, for protection will George Zimmerman join a white or hispanic prison gang?
So many things wrong with this whole affair
1. Blown out of proportion
3. Political agenda
4. Mob rule
5. Miscarriage of justice
6. Who would want to be on the jury unless he was convinced of guilt to be empaneled.
7. Who on the jury could have a life after a finding of not guilty
8. Rodney King all over but being made a national scale topic
9. Hope this spreads and we have the war that is long overdue... terrible but necessary.
10. Ruined lives
What situation did he (Zimmerman) help to create?
If you saw a suspicious person in your neighborhood and kept an eye on him is that creating a situation?
If he attacks you, have your rights to self defense somehow been negated because you were watching him?
Isn't this the Government that keeps telling us over and over, in fact it is their slogan, if you see something say something?
Or does that only appy to White, Christian, returning Military Vets?