Skip to comments.George Zimmerman hiding out in safe house protected by 24-hour private security team
Posted on 07/09/2012 5:07:50 AM PDT by marktwain
George Zimmerman is hiding in a secret safe house in Seminole County, Florida, protected 24 hours a day by a private security team.
The former neighborhood watch volunteer has stepped up his security after being released from jail on $1 million bail because he is forced to stay in the same community where he killed Trayvon Martin.
Zimmerman's supporters say he has received thousands of death threats since the shooting in February in Sanford, Florida, which he claims was self-defense.
Zimmerman's lawyers were able to post the bond with help from an influx of $20,000 in donations to their client's defense fund after a desperate plea on its website, the Orlando Sentinel reported.
The $20,000 added to the balance of $211,000 in the defense fund, which was more than enough to cover the 10 per cent non-refundable portion charged by bonding companies.
'He is very happy to be out. It's been a very sobering experience spending the last month in jail,' Zimmerman's attorney Don West told reporters on Friday afternoon.
Another attorney for Zimmerman, Mark O'Mara, said that the team had secured a temporary safe house for his client.
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It is obvious that black people are behind the threats. Don’t they believe in the American legal concept of innocent until proven guilty? Bunch of animals. I’m becoming a race hater and am avoiding the few black friends I have. Thanks obama!
"Bunch of animals?" Come on. Diversity is our STRENGTH;
Dateline Chicago: July 9, 2012 Chi Trib Home Page
"As violence spikes, some question police policy"Haven't checked the Chicago Sun-Times yet. They get into the actual weekend stats from Murder City, USA. But I know last week was very busy for the Chi PD. Last Tuesday alone was a doozy thanks to Da Boys In Da Hood. And they always manage to KILL some little kid. Last week they got a little 7yo girl.
GRAPHIC: Where homicides are rising
"Cops: Officer shoots, kills man who pointed gun at him"
"4 charged in Lakeview mob attack - left man with broken jaw"
"Man held without bail in slaying of 75-year-old man"
(The wife and I come from the 12th Ward. It used to be as peaceful and safe as anywhere. Now it's a Latino, Ganger-banger, Barrio)
Hmmmmm. I'll hold my tongue.
John Galt says: July 9, 2012 at 5:54 am FACT: April 20 bond hearing testimony BDLR cross of GZ after GZs apology:
BDLR: Ok. And tell me, after you committed this crime and you spoke to the police, did you ever make that statement to the police, sir? That you were sorry for what youve done or their loss?
OMara: [no objection]
ZIMMERMAN: No sir.
BDLR: But before you committed this crime on February 26th, you were arrested Im sorry, not arrested. You were questioned that day, right, February 26th?
OMara: [no objection]
ZIMMERMAN: That evening into the 27th.
Is this what Judge Lester was referring to in his Order when he wrote that "the State showed the Defendant had shot and killed Martin". Their affidavit did not show it but is this the exchange that did???
Where was Mark O'Mara during that cross-examination??? Why did it occur in the first place??? That cross-examination would not and should not have happened had O'Mara not insisted that his client take the witness stand to offer an apology that the Court would take not as an apology but as an admission that he committed the crime in question.
Mark O'Mara needs to go -- Yesterday. Wake up, Mr. Zimmerman.
When Zimmerman wins this thing he needs to sue all the poverty pimps AND NBC for what it’s cost him to stay alive...
I can hardly read articles about Zimmerman now - I get literally sick to my stomach. Why doesn’t O’Mara speak up? I don’t get it. I thought O’Mara was better than the other one/s. How can this revolting torture of an innocent man continue. In the face of the incredible violence black people commit every weekend, they’re killing people right and left and not a freaking word about it; ho-hum.
<>Why doesnt OMara speak up?<>
Because he is too busy apologizing for his client’s shortcomings on BET and in front of the judge and the media rather than representing him and defending him and advocating for him.
He runs around admitting that his client has credibility problems, and yet the Paypal fiasco was his fault. He hates the SYG laws and is now begging the prosecutor to send him a plea deal. Here’s more:
Because he's selling Zimmerman down the river, of course.
Why doesn’t Zimmerman have some good advisors? It’s tragic that his own lawyer is not a real advocate!
His lawyer is supposed to be his advisor and advocate but he is failing at both.
God help the local punk who tries to break into that house.
Zimmerman ain’t going to win this one. Zimmerman will be going to prison for a long time.
You and me both. Zimmerman is going before a kangeroo court with a bought lawyer, bought jury, and bought judge. A jew appearing before a “People’s Court” in the 1930s Germany would have gotten a fairer trial than Zimmerman will get. What makes me sick is that there are a nmber of members on this forum that led the charge to lynch Zimmerman. At this point in time, they are mostly laying low.
Hopefully they have been laying low because they were embarrassed, having been taken in by media manipulators and the Al Sharptons of the race baiting world that they thought they were immune to.
No one had much information about the incident until really into May when the prosecution began to release transcripts and documents to the public. So until then it is hard to fault a lot of people.
But with all that has subsequently been released through May and June, there is no excuse for their sitting silent while watching an innocent man publicly lynched in the media by a race mongering mob of double-dealing backstabbing cork-screwing gangsters.
You say you hate blacks, dumping your black friends and then you blame obama? Wow.
What I said was, "It is obvious that black people are behind the threats. Dont they believe in the American legal concept of innocent until proven guilty? Bunch of animals. Im becoming a race hater and am avoiding the few black friends I have. Thanks obama!
Where does it say I hate blacks? You might infer that I hate blacks when they act like animals and you would be correct but that applies to all races. There is a lot of white trash out there as well. The threats against George Zimmerman are vile and despicable.
I avoid my black friends because they voted for Obama ONLY because he is black proving THEIR racism. They would vote for a black man to the exclusion of any other. I on the other hand would have voted for Mr. Cain and actually sent him money on two occasions before he was forced out of the race by the Obama smear merchants!
I was never a racist and abhore it. I believe 100% in the words of MLK, Jr when he said, "judge me not by the color of my skin but by the content of my character." Greater words were never spoken!
I was being sarcastic when I thanked Obama because he is the cause of the racism today. He has ruined this country.
The great advantage of living in a free society is I can pick and choose my friends. When they act in a manner I don't like I am free to disassociate myself from them - whether they are white, black, yellow or whatever. That is not racism; that is exercising sound judgment.
Are you saying that all of your black friends are Republicans or Conservatives who voted dem only because of obama's race? None of them would have voted for HRC if she had won?
Hard to believe.
Here take a look at this. If anyone thinks that the lynching of GZ is not driven by those with broader motivations from the leftwing political arena, think again. This was the guy who sparked the online petition to get GZ arrested. Note his Palestinian connections and inspiration from the uprising that brought down Mubarak:
Cunningham, who works as a social media coordinator for a Palestine childrens charity, KinderUSA, said he fell in love with social media during the Egyptian revolution and was inspired by the activists he encountered in the virtual world.
He was particularly moved by the story of Khaled Said, whose death at the hands of police was credited with helping trigger the Egyptian uprising that toppled the government of Hosni Mubarak.
I thought that this could be a similar situation where the death of the one person could be the thing that triggers us to re-look at our society, Cunningham said. I think we need to revolutionize the justice system, for sure, and maybe our culture as well.