Skip to comments.Florida judge revokes bond for Trayvon Martin killer
Posted on 06/03/2012 4:42:44 AM PDT by marktwain
SANFORD, Florida (Reuters) - A Florida judge on Friday revoked bail for George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer charged with second-degree murder in the killing of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, and ordered him to surrender within 48 hours.
The bail revocation came after prosecutors accused Zimmerman of withholding one of his two valid passports and said his wife did not tell the court about money donated for his legal defense.
Circuit Court Judge Kenneth Lester Jr. granted the prosecution motion to revoke the $150,000 bond Zimmerman put up in April to get out of jail while awaiting trial.
Zimmerman, 28, was given 48 hours to surrender to the Seminole County Sheriff.
The order was a surprising twist in a murder case that has riveted the United States and sparked widespread debate over guns, self-defense laws and U.S. race relations.
Zimmerman's lawyer, Mark O'Mara, told Reuters after the hearing that he would request another bond hearing for Zimmerman after he complies with the order to surrender.
The whereabouts of Zimmerman have been unknown since his release from the John E. Polk Correctional Facility in Seminole County after he spent 11 nights there in April. His lawyer has declined to discuss his location or living arrangements, citing death threats and fears about his security.
Zimmerman, who has a white father and mother from Peru, is charged with fatally shooting 17-year-old Martin as the teenager walked through a gated community in Sanford, Florida, near Orlando, on February 26.
Police initially declined to arrest Zimmerman, citing Florida's "Stand Your Ground" self-defense law, but the special prosecutor who was subsequently appointed charged Zimmerman with murder. He has pleaded not guilty and said he fired in self-defense.
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Can the Libstream Media lies get any more extreme than this?
He’s got to go to prison...NBCs and the Obama administrations’ reputation are on the line...as much of it as they have left.
This is a political prosecution. If Zimmerman gets off there will be wall-to-wall national riots...politicians understand this.
He’s going to be put away for a long time.
Talk about an inflammatory headline.
What race is his mother (not stated)? Would not fit Obozo's planned script if he were also a minority. You know racism is the only card they have to play. Remember, Obozo's mother was "white", and his father (whoever he really is) is "black".
I so despise the press. They are the worst enemy this nation has.
A political prisoner, pure and simple. A human sacrifice for the god of political correctness.
The leftist aka progressives hate self defense laws. They take power away from them.
According to the CIA Factbook, Peru is:
Since his mother is from Perú, she is probably mostly of Inca descent with some Spanish. This would depend on her social scale back home Upper class..mostly white. Middle to lower class, from some to a lot of Inca.
Where the “brothers” will give him a death sentence.
“Zimmerman... is charged with ruthlessly hunting down and brutally murdering the 17-year-old unarmed and defenseless Martin as the child walked through a gated community in Sanford, Florida, near Orlando, on February 26
OMG! That headline is so pejorative! As the actual article says . . . watch volunteer charged with second-degree murder. . . See not actually a convicted killer, least not in the eyes of everyone. I dont know, seems a little like pandering. Or, perhaps, theyd like to influence your view! Yeah, just what we need, more free and open press coverage! What a load of dis-service to the public and Mr. Zimmerman and the Martins!
I just read your post after I posted my remarks.
(One can say I just added a little further information on to yours.)
Can the judge's order be appealed?
Just a hilarious thought...but maybe not so hilarious:
He was probably speaking in broken Spanish (since he was raised in the U.S. away from the Spanish language), and the idiots thought it was some kind of WWII Codebraker talk.
Codebraker = Codebreaker
I can’t believe I made this awful mistake.
Looks like a judge needs to be “Travoned”
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