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Trayvon Martin Investigator Wanted Manslaughter Charge
ABC News ^ | March 27, 2012 | MATT GUTMAN

Posted on 03/27/2012 5:10:05 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

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1 posted on 03/27/2012 5:10:12 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

oh, now you did it. here comes the circus.


2 posted on 03/27/2012 5:15:03 PM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: AlmaKing

He might have wanted it, but he didn’t get it, and he still didn’t get it.

End of story.


3 posted on 03/27/2012 5:19:31 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: AlmaKing
oh, now you did it. here comes the circus.

Hope you never have to experience a self defense case, where you are the victim..

You, are the circus.

4 posted on 03/27/2012 5:21:32 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio - http://www.istandwithrush.org/)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This is exactly why “stand your ground” laws are passed..so police can’t automatically arrest people who defend themselves with lethal force without risking a heavy penalty if their ‘suspicions’ turn out to be wrong.


5 posted on 03/27/2012 5:22:02 PM PDT by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: chris37

In a related story, People in Hell Want Ice Water.


6 posted on 03/27/2012 5:22:39 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Black teenagers shoot black teenagers all the time.


7 posted on 03/27/2012 5:27:23 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Socialism isn't going to work this time, either.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Why does Zimmerman have to pay for the sins of racist whites, most of whom were Democrats?


8 posted on 03/27/2012 5:29:10 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Socialism isn't going to work this time, either.)
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To: Las Vegas Ron
Hope you never have to experience a self defense case, where you are the victim.

Better than being the dead guy.

9 posted on 03/27/2012 5:29:27 PM PDT by Doe Eyes
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To: mac_truck

Same reason why DUI manslaughter arrests are not made immediately. You need pc and a case that will stick.


10 posted on 03/27/2012 5:33:27 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: Doe Eyes
Better than being the dead guy.

That's true. If Zimmerman hadn't been able to get a shot off, he'd probably be dead.

11 posted on 03/27/2012 5:34:07 PM PDT by Wissa (Gone Galt)
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To: popdonnelly
“Black teenagers shoot black teenagers all the time.”

And Captain Zimmmeman knew that fact when he was apprehending Travon and if charged can use that as a defense.

12 posted on 03/27/2012 5:35:30 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: popdonnelly
“Black teenagers shoot black teenagers all the time.”

And Captain Zimmmeman knew that fact when he was apprehending Travon and if charged can use that as a defense.

13 posted on 03/27/2012 5:35:42 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Good call.


14 posted on 03/27/2012 5:36:53 PM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Doe Eyes
Better than being the dead guy.

What is that saying, tried by 12 vs carried by six?

I'll take a shot ;)

15 posted on 03/27/2012 5:36:53 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio - http://www.istandwithrush.org/)
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To: Uncle Slayton

He didn’t try to apprehend Trayvon and didn’t have time to think. Dumb comment..


16 posted on 03/27/2012 5:38:26 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Unconvinced does not equal probable cause unless you want to give police officers more power than I, at least, think they should have. I also think, after reading about this for a week, that the evidence does not warrant an arrest.


17 posted on 03/27/2012 5:40:58 PM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: jwalsh07

I agree.


18 posted on 03/27/2012 5:48:03 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: popdonnelly

Who was the second black teenager in this case? I guess I don’t understand your argument.


19 posted on 03/27/2012 5:48:40 PM PDT by sam_whiskey (Peace through Strength)
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To: goseminoles

Captain Zimmerman observed Trayvon looking at houses in a suspicious manner and was able to notify 911 of his observations.

Furthermore, Zimmerman must have been taking some kind of action to protect his home and neighborhood as he got out of his Patrol Truck to stop Trayvon from his suspicious activity.


20 posted on 03/27/2012 5:48:40 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: Uncle Slayton
And Captain Zimmmeman knew that fact when he was apprehending Travon and if charged can use that as a defense.

Sorry FRiend, that is not correct.

Zimmerman was not apprehending the individual in question, he was observing his actions and reporting them in real time to the proper authorities.

Your pejorative use of the phrase "captain" is most illustrative of your agenda.

Whether black kids murder each other is not relevant, each case should be decided on its individual merits, not hypothetical, liberal, race baiting BS.

21 posted on 03/27/2012 5:49:07 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio - http://www.istandwithrush.org/)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Chris Serino

22 posted on 03/27/2012 5:51:53 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Uncle Slayton
...as he got out of his Patrol Truck to stop Trayvon from his suspicious activity....

Patrol truck?????

WTF are you doing?

23 posted on 03/27/2012 5:52:01 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio - http://www.istandwithrush.org/)
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To: Uncle Slayton

Huh?


24 posted on 03/27/2012 5:52:22 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: Free ThinkerNY
“Police brought Zimmerman into the station for questioning for a few hours on the night of the shooting”

So the cops did “detain” Zimmerman that night, correct?

Sheesh!
Most of this insane media circus is based on the false media induced premise that Zimmerman just waltzed on home minutes after admitting to shooting another human being.

25 posted on 03/27/2012 5:53:31 PM PDT by sarasmom ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=xZsFe6dM3EY)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I see that ABC is still running the kiddie picture of Martin.


26 posted on 03/27/2012 5:55:05 PM PDT by libertylover (The problem with Obama is not that his skin is too black, it's that his ideas are too RED.)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

My understanding of Florida law is that if you are arrested and arraigned on a felony charge, the state has 175 days to bring you to trial. The prosecutor’s actions are totally justifiable. If they had arrested Mr. Zimmerman, they’d still be investigating, except the clock would now be 145 days instead of 175.


27 posted on 03/27/2012 5:55:33 PM PDT by cumbo78
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My understanding of Florida law is that if you are arrested and arraigned on a felony charge, the state has 175 days to bring you to trial.

Huh, Zimmerman was never arrested?

What are you talking about?

Your post is entirely irrelevant or am I missing something?

28 posted on 03/27/2012 6:00:06 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio - http://www.istandwithrush.org/)
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To: libertylover

Donk on Donk crime, It’s so sad


29 posted on 03/27/2012 6:03:36 PM PDT by reefdiver ("Let His day's be few And another takes His office")
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To: chris37
He might have wanted it, but he didn’t get it, and he still didn’t get it. End of story.

__________________________________

A jury found OJ not guilty -- therefore he didn't kill his wife --- end of story.

30 posted on 03/27/2012 6:06:06 PM PDT by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

State Attorney said there wasn’t enough evidence to get a conviction. That says it all about this case.


31 posted on 03/27/2012 6:08:46 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

32 posted on 03/27/2012 6:10:41 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas gerit ;-{)
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To: Las Vegas Ron
Huh, Zimmerman was never arrested?...What are you talking about?

No, he was not arrested. He was detained for a while at the police station, but not arrested. In order to arrest him, they'd have to charge him with SOMETHING. But there was not enough evidence to charge him, so he was released, but they can still arrest him if new evidence comes to light.

33 posted on 03/27/2012 6:13:36 PM PDT by libertylover (The problem with Obama is not that his skin is too black, it's that his ideas are too RED.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY; All

http://www.texaslawshield.com/pages/multistateinfo


34 posted on 03/27/2012 6:17:57 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: libertylover

Being handcuffed and taken to the station for questioning is being arrested.


35 posted on 03/27/2012 6:18:45 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Serino filed an affidavit on Feb. 26, the night that Martin was shot and killed by Zimmerman, that stated he was unconvinced Zimmerman's version of events.

I'm unconvinced also. Too bad the first detective to interview Zimmerman about the shooting was a narcotics officer rather than a homicide detective.

36 posted on 03/27/2012 6:25:07 PM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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What do you mean? Neither photo is Chris Serino.


37 posted on 03/27/2012 6:26:29 PM PDT by JustaDumbBlonde (Don't wish doom on your enemies ... plan it.)
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To: Moonman62
Being handcuffed and taken to the station for questioning is being arrested.

Even if he willingly agrees to go to the station to answer questions?

38 posted on 03/27/2012 6:27:49 PM PDT by Wissa (Gone Galt)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Some more info coming out:

-Assault victim was 5-9” while the teen football player was 6-3”

-Two separate witnesses (one a black teen) saw that Zimmerman was the one on the ground.

-Teen was shot at extremely close range which backs up the claim there was a struggle for the gun.

-Leaks from the police report detail Zimmerman telling police he was heading back to his truck when Martin knocked him down with a punch to his nose, jumped on him, repeatedly banged his head on the ground, then tried to grab Zimmerman’s gun.

In a struggle for Zimmerman’s gun, the watchman shot the teenager, Zimmerman told police.


39 posted on 03/27/2012 6:28:24 PM PDT by icwhatudo (Tax codes and spending don't get 14 year olds pregnant and on welfare. Morality Matters.)
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To: Moonman62
Being handcuffed and taken to the station for questioning is being arrested.

No, it's not.

40 posted on 03/27/2012 6:29:47 PM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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To: Moonman62

Where was it written that Zimmerman was handcuffed? I read the police report and can’t recall that.


41 posted on 03/27/2012 6:30:13 PM PDT by JustaDumbBlonde (Don't wish doom on your enemies ... plan it.)
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To: libertylover
No, he was not arrested. He was detained for a while at the police station, but not arrested. In order to arrest him, they'd have to charge him with SOMETHING. But there was not enough evidence to charge him, so he was released, but they can still arrest him if new evidence comes to light.

Pffft, stop making sense.

42 posted on 03/27/2012 6:33:26 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio - http://www.istandwithrush.org/)
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"Zimmerman was not apprehending the individual in question, he was observing his actions and reporting them in real time to the proper authorities."

True story. A cousin of mine owns a convenience store. He was outside the store when a "customer" drove off without paying for gas. Cousin hopped into his car and followed, simultaneously on cell phone to police, relaying actions and locations.

Perp stopped and pulled his car to side of road. Cousin did the same...still on phone to cops. Perp gets out of car with firearm and heads for cousin's car. Cousin is also armed (and his father is "former Marine"....and marksmanship runs in that family....even the gals CCW and shoot).

Perp fires....misses. Cousin fires.....doesn't miss.....dead perp. No charges, cousin not even detained, weapon not confiscated.

I have no idea of the complexion of the perp, but anyone who would try to commit murder over the cost of a tank of gas is better off eliminated from whatever gene pool he came from.

43 posted on 03/27/2012 6:35:16 PM PDT by Wonder Warthog
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To: chris37

He should be fired for making those comments to the press.


44 posted on 03/27/2012 6:37:12 PM PDT by bitterohiogunclinger (Proudly casting a heavy carbon footprint as I clean my guns ---)
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To: Moonman62
Being handcuffed and taken to the station for questioning is being arrested.

No it is not, detained yes, under arrest no.

Police will handcuff and question individuals at their will and for "safety"

It does not indicate arrest or charge of a crime.

45 posted on 03/27/2012 6:38:23 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio - http://www.istandwithrush.org/)
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To: JustaDumbBlonde

http://www.presstv.ir/usdetail/233451.html


46 posted on 03/27/2012 6:40:00 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: wtc911

Who killed Trayvon is not in question though, is it...


47 posted on 03/27/2012 6:43:08 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Wonder Warthog
Perp fires....misses. Cousin fires.....doesn't miss.....dead perp

Hehe, love a good ending.

BTW, isn't this current group in the White Hut the ones who say "if you see something, say something"?

How can we good little spies for the regime if we're not following our fellow man and reporting his every move?

I love hypocrisy and contradiction.

48 posted on 03/27/2012 6:50:24 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio - http://www.istandwithrush.org/)
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To: kcvl

Fox has been showing that photo as a current one of George Zimmerman. I don’t think it is, in fact, Chris Serino.


49 posted on 03/27/2012 6:53:14 PM PDT by JustaDumbBlonde (Don't wish doom on your enemies ... plan it.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Justifiable homicide. No crime. No time.


50 posted on 03/27/2012 6:59:26 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (3 little girls murdered by islam, Toulouse March 2012 . Time for the Final Crusade!!!!!)
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