Skip to comments.Trayvon Martin was suspended from school for having a 'burglary tool'
Posted on 03/27/2012 7:17:54 AM PDT by jakerobins
The teen was suspended from school three times He was on suspension when he was shot in February, after officials caught him with a 'marijuana pipe' and a baggie with drug residue Trayvon was kicked out of school in October for graffiti after he was allegedly caught with a 'burglary tool' and a bag full of women's jewelry Officials also suspended him once for skipping school and tardiness Tearful parents say their son is now the victim of a smear campaign New poll shows 73 percent of Americans think Zimmerman should be arrested
Florida teenager Trayvon Martin was allegedly suspended from school after security officers found what they described as a 'burglary tool' and womens jewellery in his backpack. The new claims, revealed in a leaked school report, paint a different picture of a troubled teenager who was kicked out of school a total of three times. The Miami Herald claims that in October, he was caught with a 'burglary tool' - a flathead screwdriver - and 12 pieces of women's jewellery. Martin insisted that they did not belong to him.
Earlier, he had been suspended for skipping school and showing up late to class. And most recently, in February, he was suspended again when officials found a 'marijuana pipe' and an empty baggie with traces of marijuana.
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This story has been out there for a couple of days, but not in the newspapers or the TV reports on the subject. It does not fit the story line of the Libs, so it is not in print or TV. It has been on the web first, as usual.
I guess the bag of women’s jewelry wasn’t suspicious at all?
Yup,this *is* the son that Osama Obama never had.
If true, must perhaps ... Zimmerman’s instincts about Martin were 100% right on.
Not accusing anyone of anything.
But that seems like a real, real important detail if true.
So did they keep the jewelry as evidence and turn it over to LEO?
(typo: “just perhaps”, not “must perhaps”)
Isn't that more like a reward than a punishment, considering the offense....
This is the reason for the 3 week delay in pushing this story. That and to let Zman's nose and skull heal.
Rut Roe!!! A burglary tool. Looks like Zimmerman’s comment about the teen looking around suspiciously at houses holds some water.
Trayvon Martin’s, (aka @No_LIMIT_NIGGA) last tweets, at:
but but but he was a “Model Student!”
There is a lot of digging on the background of both principals in this case. I wish there was this much zeal about digging into Ø’s background.
He was skipping along with his Skittles and Ice Tea and Bambi the Deer, and Zimmerman just took them both down in a hail of automatic gunfire from his Gatling Gun that he drove around on!
The predator class is furious that their prey are shooting back.
a dumb question... Are gold teeth like the same as caps or fillings except they are gold, or are they just for decoration?
I agree.Thoroughly investigate the background of both and make *everything* public.If one has a "dirty" background and the other one doesn't then one can reasonably develop a hunch regarding who's at fault.If they *both* have dirty,or clean,backgrounds then it makes it tougher to decide what happened.
As for Osama Obama...if Bill Ayers..Jerimiah Wright...Van Jones,etc weren't explored in '08 (thanks a bunch,Mr McLame!) they'll never be explored.
Just saw a report on CNN International where a friend of Zimmermann, Joe Oliver (who is African-American) said the gun went off when the two struggled. He didn’t say how the gun became exposed in the struggle.
Not really an expert on “Ghetto Culture” but I think they are decoration....they are called “Grills” and attach over your teeth. Apparently they are popular with rappers and thug types.......The little Thug in Training wanted to be hardcore.
So, he wasn’t that ‘saint’ as Sharpton tries to describe him to us.
It was a burglary tool. Some folks call it a weapon. Some folks call it a shank.
[facepalm] Isn't that kind of like 'punishing' a drunk by giving them booze?
I don’t understand what anyone gains by trying to make the poor kid look like a criminal. If he had a screwdriver or an empty weed bag at one time, or even with him, it doesn’t matter. He wasn’t doing anything criminal Zimmerman chased him down. He wasn’t fleeing a liquor store robbery. He wasn’t climbing out of someone’s window. He wasn’t stabbing puppies.
This isn’t a political issue. It isn’t a left-right issue. A paranoid, overzealous neighborhood watch guy who saw criminality everywhere (see his 40 plus 9-11 calls since January 2011 for evidence) chased down a teenager walking back from the store, some sort of confrontation occured (what would you do if you were chased down by a gun toting stranger?) and the kid was killed. This confrontation did not need to happen, and it was Zimmerman who instigated it. He should be held accountable, at least for manslaughter. (by accountable, I mean tried in a court of law)
When a kid dies needlessly because of you, you should have to answer for it.
And according to the report: Trayvon investigated by the Miami-Dade police - the jewelry was not found to be stolen. The burglary tool was nothing more than a screwdriver.
I wanted to know how the racebaiters explain awaly the jewelry. Boys don’t generally carry around nice pretty feminine necklaces and ear rings.
At the heart of this maelstrom in which the thorny issues of race and justice have surfaced as themes is a boy who dreamed of becoming a pilot and liked to work with his hands.
After taking an airplane ride two years ago, Trayvon decided he wanted to learn to fly, his uncle Ronald Fulton said. The teen attended a Miami aviation school part time and was studying to be an engineer, a path to realizing his ambition, Fulton said.
Math was Trayvon’s favorite subject.
He liked to tinker, and he was good with his hands. He once took apart and repaired a broken scooter, Fulton said, and he liked to construct model cars and airplanes and draw pictures of things he wanted to build.
“He was extremely creative,” said Michelle Kypriss, Trayvon’s English teacher at Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School in Miami. “He just loved building things. He really was intrigued by how things worked.”
She described Trayvon, a junior, as an A and B student who majored in cheerfulness.
His uncle said Trayvon was still a typical kid who loved sports, music and was just feeling the first flush of youth. “He was trying to start driving. He was just finding out about girls.”
Trayvon was close to his 21-year-old brother Jahvaris, also of Miami, and assisted his uncle, a quadriplegic, on outings to University of Miami basketball games.
“He used to help me,” Fulton said, voice breaking.
Trayvon who was known as “Tray” or “Slimm” played youth football during his early teens and helped his father coach Little League baseball, said Fulton, whose sister, Sybrina Fulton, is Trayvon’s mother.
If a flat-head screwdriver is a burglary tool, then I’m in deep doo-doo.
The jewelry was for the mother of his kid
Perhaps the Lib Media DOES have their GAY victim???? Sorry I shouldn’t make up rumors like that with absolutely NO EVIDENCE! LOL....
It is when you have it in a backpack and your not going to Shop Class.(Do they even have that anymore?) Dang I feel old...
Some folks call it a Sling Blade...mmmmmmm hmmmmm.
It sounded to me like in the 911 call from the neighbor that there were two gunshots. Maybe one went stray during the struggle and the other found its mark.
I pronounce Trayvon innocent on the “burglary tool” and jewelry charge. I also have women’s jewelry and these burglary tools (AKA screwdriver set from Walmart) in my home.
Seems like the punk had a habit of taking swings at authority figures.
Tingles up my leg waiting for Hussein's apology to the nation for his thug of a son's actions. Still waiting...
Duh. “The jewelry didn’t belong to him”! It belonged to people who he stole it from, Daily Mail!
I’m wondering if the jewelry is where the weird allegations of homosexuality surfaced.
Perhaps it was an echo? I know nothing about guns but whenever I’ve heard gunfire, it has always sounded like firecrackers.
I have no idea why he had the jewelry and screwdriver, but women’s jewelry in your pack at school?
And yeah, a screwdriver is an effective burglary tool against simple spring loaded door locks, also to pry open some windows.
IF Trayvon used/sold drugs, robbed houses, dressed and talked gangsta, - were Zimmerman’s instincts that far off?
Was Trayvon such a model kid that he might not have jumped on Zimmerman?
The whole thing is a tragedy, but an “attack on blacks”? No.
It was for his wife, Morgan Fairchild....yeah, that's the ticket!
Yeah. That's why he got suspended.
If Trayvon got suspended for a marijuana pipe and baggie ...
Where did his father come up with a story that it was for “being in an unauthorized area” at school?
Same parents who announced loudly their son was shot just because of his color.
Just maybe Trayon also was caught in somebody’s office and the father mixed up the incidents?
“I like them french fried pertaters.” Karl
“Momma always said to eat shrimps.” Forrest
“It’s gotta rhyme, so go with pink slime.
If you’re black, you’re all right Jack.
If you’re pink, you stink!” Jesse
“What he said. But I’ll eat anything.” Al
Joe Oliver is a wonderful friend to have. It speaks well of Zimmerman that they are pals. He has been amazingly calm and articulate in his defense of Z. He even went on that schmuck Chris Matthews’ show last night and he was almost (I say almost) treated with respect.
He’s a good-looking guy. I wonder if Chris got a thrill.
Has anyone heard that the police report was leaked by a whistle blower? I heard that this morning on some news show but haven't heard it corroborated.
ok...just pure crazy speculation here....can you imagine what would happen if that jewelry actually came from that neighborhood? man that would be something else.
The timeline could have been established from surveillance cameras from the store to where he ended up could have been used to determine what he was up to.
He was. He was also suspended for empty plastic bag with traces of marijuana in it.
He was suspended 3 times, right? Was the last suspension because of being tardy - or the burglary/pot “bust”?
His tweets are full of gang language. His associates are obviously bangers judging by the way they tweet. It certainly appears that this kid was a banger and out for no good.