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More George Zimmerman evidence released today
The Orlando Sentinel ^ | September 19, 2012 | Stutzman and Weiner

Posted on 09/19/2012 9:24:02 AM PDT by Uncle Chip

Prosecutors today released another batch of evidence in the second-degree murder case against George Zimmerman, including more than 200 photos, but a quick review suggests there were no bombshells.

Among the new evidence is a series of DNA reports from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. They reveal that DNA tests on Zimmerman's gun and holster found evidence of multiple handlers, but none that matched Trayvon Martin, the unarmed 17-year-old Zimmerman fatally shot in Sanford Feb. 26.

FDLE checked samples from the gun's grip and found no evidence that Trayvon had handled it. Technicians testing other parts of the gun and holster were only able to definitively identify Zimmerman, the records show.

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TOPICS: History
KEYWORDS: trayvonmartin; zimmerman

1 posted on 09/19/2012 9:24:05 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

This guy is being railroaded in the name of political correctness, plain and simple.


2 posted on 09/19/2012 9:27:01 AM PDT by youngidiot (The name's Bond. James Bond. James Bond Jovi.)
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To: Uncle Chip

If someone reaches for your gun and you get to it first, there probably won’t be any of their DNA, so.. No big deal here. Trayvon didn’t have to be reaching anyway. Thumping Zimmerman’s head on the concrete was a potentially life threatening act, giving Zimm the green light to blow Trayvon’s ghetto azz away. Bye bye Trayvon. No great loss.


3 posted on 09/19/2012 9:28:12 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: youngidiot

Things change dramatically when a black person is involved. Americans have had to TOLERATE the destruction of America at the hands of a black man for fear of appearing ‘racist’ if to criticize him. This would read funny in the annals of history but that’s exactly what happened.


4 posted on 09/19/2012 9:32:24 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Uncle Chip
The new evidence also includes diagrams drawn by some eye-witnesses.

Zimmerman was wearing a red jacket that night and told police that Trayvon, who was wearing a dark gray sweatshirt, pinned him to the ground and was hammering his head into the sidewalk.

One witness diagram shows two stick figures and the words "black shirt top" and "red shirt bottom," an apparent reference to Trayvon being on top and Zimmerman on the bottom.

They didn't just tell them. They had to diagram it out for them.

5 posted on 09/19/2012 9:33:30 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

A lot is being made of the lack of DNA on the gun. I’m not sure why. You are never guaranteed to be able to find DNA on objects that are touched. A lack of DNA doesn’t prove a lack of handling. Further, unless Zimmerman told police that Martin had taken his gun from him, I don’t know if we SHOULD expect traces of DNA.

If someone reaches FOR my gun, and I slap his hand away, or grab it first, he won’t have actually touched it. If I have my hand on the gun and the guy’s hand is on my hand, there won’t be any evidence.

Every time there is more evidence released, it becomes less clear why zimmerman has been charged.


6 posted on 09/19/2012 9:47:41 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Uncle Chip
In Zimmerman's videotaped interrogation, he says that when Martin saw the gun he slid his hand down Zimmerman's chest and side, but Zimmerman trapped Martin's hand against Zimmerman's chest with his arm and elbow.

In other words, Martin never touched Zimmerman's gun.

Zimmerman even demonstrates than on the video.

The fact that there is none of Martin's DNA on Zimmerman's gun - especially the grip - is fully consistent with Zimmerman's statements.

Watch the video yourself.

7 posted on 09/19/2012 9:49:56 AM PDT by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: Uncle Chip

Is this degree of evidence releases prior to a trial common or allowed?


8 posted on 09/19/2012 9:52:07 AM PDT by tbw2
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To: Uncle Chip

REASONABLE DOUBT


9 posted on 09/19/2012 9:53:12 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If Obama's Reelected Imagine The Mess He'll Inherit!)
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To: tbw2

It’s required by Florida law.


10 posted on 09/19/2012 9:57:31 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: youngidiot

He sure is. Set up all the way.


11 posted on 09/19/2012 10:17:47 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Uncle Chip

“...and found no evidence that Trayvon had handled it.”

If he had George Zimmerman would be dead.....Duh!


12 posted on 09/19/2012 10:22:34 AM PDT by Forty-Niner (The barely bare berry bear formerly known as Ursus Arctos Horribilis.)
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To: Uncle Chip

He shot him at PBR, no way that there wasn’t some DNA (blood) on there.


13 posted on 09/19/2012 10:23:00 AM PDT by Delmarksman (Pro 2A Anglican American (Ford and Chevy kill more people than guns do, lets ban them))
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To: Delmarksman
He shot him at PBR, no way that there wasn’t some DNA (blood) on there.

Guess that proves he didn't shoot the guy after all. DNA don't lie, but prosecutors do apparently.

14 posted on 09/19/2012 11:18:30 AM PDT by itsahoot (I'll write in Palin in 2012. That is 1 vote for Palin, 0 votes for Romney and Zer0 votes for Obama.)
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To: Uncle Chip
[Florida Department of Law Enforcement] checked samples from the gun's grip and found no evidence that Trayvon had handled it.

So the government that is prosecuting and wants to imprison George Zimmerman has determined that a piece of evidence is in its favor. What a shocker... NOT!

15 posted on 09/19/2012 1:55:04 PM PDT by Repeal 16-17 (Let me know when the Shooting starts.)
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To: Uncle Chip
Frantically, White-Hispanic Man fought for his life, screaming, kicking and shimmying, as the mighty monster, Big Black Gangsta Boy, grabbed the gun from its holster, nestled along the right backside of our legendary hero, George ZZZIMMERMAN. Tossing and turning they went, as Trayvon Martin, gripping George’s head with both hands, smashed it over and over and over against the sidewalk pavement, in what must have been at least one-hundred times. CRACK! CRACK! CRACK! People on-scene heard the muted sounds of breaking eggs.

Trayvon was better than the best Ninja fighter, everyone later described, as he took his third and fourth hands and covered George’s nose and mouth. Good thing he was still able to blow those desperate cries for help out his rear end. Better yet that, as Trayvon held onto George’s arms with his fifth and sixth hands while grappling for the deadly gun with his seventh, super-duper ZZZimmerman was able to break his arms free from the gangsta’s vice-like grasp and pry the gun away in the nick of time, single-handedly taking precise aim and firing it directly into our enemy’s rapidly beating heart. POP!

Yes, God was on our mighty hero’s side that night because, Trayvon, who stood 5-feet taller and 300 lbs. heavier than the demure, yet pudgy George, ended up losing the war after knocking the man 40-feet south with one single blow. KAPOW! Through the air ZZZimmerman went, in the opposite direction, too, as the young teenage Trayvon, with one giant leap, landed viciously on top of his stunned target, like a lion lands on its prey.

HA! HA! HA! PFFFT...

16 posted on 09/20/2012 4:06:47 AM PDT by Beach_Babe
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To: Beach_Babe

<> Big Black Gangsta Boy, grabbed the gun from its holster<>

Strawman — GZ never said at anytime that Big Black Gangsta Boy grabbed the gun. He said he was reaching for it.

Sounds like the Trayvonistas are having nervous breakdowns over this. They better get back on their meds.

Wait until his social media and school records become public along with pictures of Gangsta Boi strutting his gangsta ways. Ohh yeah — they already are:

http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/03/26/2714778/thousands-expected-at-trayvon.html


17 posted on 09/20/2012 6:17:18 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip
In the mind set of some individuals, in a desperate attempt to counter their trepidations, there are no boundaries, no equanimity, no conscience . . . just like their hero, George Zimmerman.

As if a deadly gunshot to the heart and lung of their 17-year-old son was not a high enough price to pay, the Martin family has been forced to endure overwhelming vilification of their son via racially slanted and political antagonist websites.

With nothing to counter, with nothing to say, their defense of George Zimmerman is to tear down the reputation of Trayvon Martin which is moot. For all intents and purpose, a minor’s reputation is not the person he is. He is not over 21 years old. His identity is not yet developed. He has 4 years to develop into the person/man he’ll eventually become and basically not a Tweet nor a Facebook page entry has a thing to with what took place on the evening of February 26, 2012.

If Trayvon Martin was a thugged out high-schooler or a mix martial arts flag pole fighter, it is not relevant. If Trayvon Martin was an 8-time convicted burglar out on a stroll to canvas his new found territory, it is not relevant because that was not the reason for George Zimmerman's call to non-emergency 911. He called because in his sick and simple-minded opinion, Trayvon Martin appeared suspicious.

18 posted on 09/20/2012 8:36:42 AM PDT by Beach_Babe
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To: Beach_Babe
If Trayvon Martin was a thugged out high-schooler or a mix martial arts flag pole fighter, it is not relevant. If Trayvon Martin was an 8-time convicted burglar out on a stroll to canvas his new found territory, it is not relevant because that was not the reason for George Zimmerman's call to non-emergency 911. He called because in his sick and simple-minded opinion, Trayvon Martin appeared suspicious.

If in fact he was all of those things, as his school and social media records may indicate, then no wonder he appeared suspicious.

the Martin family has been forced to endure overwhelming vilification of their son via racially slanted and political antagonist websites.

Does that include the Miami Herald:

Multiple suspensions paint complicated portrait of Trayvon Martin

http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/03/26/2714778/thousands-expected-at-trayvon.html

19 posted on 09/20/2012 9:00:29 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip
A passé article from the Miami Herald?

Here's another:

Trayvon Martin: a typical teen who loved video games, looked forward to prom

20 posted on 09/20/2012 9:26:21 AM PDT by Beach_Babe
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Here's another: Trayvon Martin: a typical teen who loved video games, looked forward to prom ... in Sanford, 250 miles from his home, where he had gone with his father after a school suspension.

When you're suspended from school you have more time to love video games.

But it's a little hard to attend your prom when you don't graduate because of all those suspensions and missing 53 days of school.

21 posted on 09/20/2012 9:38:04 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip
Instead of hashing over details of whether Trayvon was hyped-up on lean, had school suspensions, liked video games, or if he was going to the prom, which are all irrelevant . . . can you argue the principals of law when applied to the facts and evidence in this case?
22 posted on 09/20/2012 5:10:05 PM PDT by Beach_Babe
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Uncle Chip.


23 posted on 09/22/2012 7:35:33 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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