Skip to comments.Detective in Zimmerman case said he was pressured to file charges
Posted on 07/14/2012 4:41:33 AM PDT by Altura Ct.
The lead Sanford Police investigator who sought manslaughter charges against George Zimmerman told the FBI that a sergeant and two other officers tried to pressure him into making an arrest in the controversial case even though he didnt think there was enough evidence.
...Telling the FBI that he was concerned that people inside the police department were leaking information, Serino cited Sgt. Arthur Barnes, officers Rebecca Villalona and Trekelle Perkins as all pressuring him to file charges against Zimmerman after the incident, an FBI report said. Serino did not believe he had enough evidence at the time to file charges.
The summary of Serinos statement does not mention the race of the officers who allegedly pressured him, but sources told The Miami Herald that Barnes and Perkins are black, and Villalona is married to an African-American man. All three, the source said, had been called in by their supervisor and questioned about leaking information in the case...
...Records released Thursday show that Sgt. Barnes, a 25-year veteran of the department, told the FBI that he believed the black community would be in an uproar if Zimmerman was not charged. The community will be satisfied if an arrest takes place, the FBI quoted him saying. Barnes felt the shooting was not racially motivated, but it was a man shooting an unarmed kid.
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Zimmerman will make so much money in his lawsuits, it will make the PayPal defense fund money look like cab fare.
Seems like the one getting their civil rights violated is George Zimmerman
The whole thing is a farce being played out to soothe the ruffled feathers of the black community of Sanford.
Trayvon was a young up and coming criminal cut off before his criminal career could blossom into the full fledged ,highly profitable, life of a drug-dealer sans Burglar.
Racists, bolstered by Holder and Obama.
It’s frightening to read the story and see the nonsensical things they strain to sound incriminating.
That Z feared for his life after the shooting? Duh. Oh yeah, his mother beating him as a kid is relevant. /s. The mother of a witness says the witness was pressured. Oy, they still are trying to pretend Z was on top of Trayvon!
And isn’t it touching that in this awful white racist world where whites supposedly have it all over blacks, you had no less than 3 police who were black or married to a black, all lobbying to arrest Z for purely racist reasons.
And I love the recitation of someone who didn’t “think” Z had a broken nose (he was just grunting in pain) as if that matters when he DID have a broken nose.
You got that right. If he had been half as good as Al Dullton & Jessie (James) Jackson tried to convey then he would have been in school in Miami and not in Sanford. He was a THUG and they know it. Just the usual Tawanda Browley CRAP.
In the end the evidence will not matter. Zimmerman must be punished for killing one of Americas most coddled and protected minorities. One of Obama’s peeps. His life is ruined. A conviction on ANYTHING will throw any civil suits out the window, and they will keep charging him (just like the Rodney King officers) until something sticks.
It goes WAY beyond just the “black community of Sanford”; the national racist/race-baiters/shakedown artists/criminals/thugs/punks/Whitey-haters industry-cabal are deeply-involved and fully-invested in this (possible) race-war-triggering event.
Zimmerman never thought he would be rung up like this, on a night out when he was just bustin up a chifforobe.
Zimmerman is not in trouble for what he did, but who he done it to.
It was a long time ago in the 1960's but at that time it was a town on a big lake and an era with black neighborhoods defined white and black
If Sanford is close to what it was I would go to trial in Sanford or many other Florida cities.
Right from the beginning, this poor bast*rd has been railroaded with but one purpose in mind - to appease a corrupt, fundamentally dishonest, and violent Black mob.
It’s been a shameful exercise right from the get-go.
It sucks to be white in the Chocolate Reich.
“Oy, they still are trying to pretend Z was on top of Trayvon!”
It’s the OJ jury mentality all over again. It’s a bit hard to get the back of your jacket wet and the back of your head smashed against the sidewalk if you’re on top. Did you see that dad Martin got his Crips gang tatoo covered up?
Had two white cops pressured a black cop - it would have been news - especially if the black cop was riding night patrol because he didn't give in...