Skip to comments.Sources: George Zimmerman Could Be Arrested Soon; Grand Jury Won't Get Trayvon Martin Case
Posted on 04/09/2012 1:46:42 PM PDT by lbryce
Two sources told WFTV on Monday that gunman George Zimmerman could be arrested this week, and that a Grand Jury will not meet on Tuesday.
Zimmerman has been in hiding because of threats, after he shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. He claims he shot Martin in self-defense.
Jacksonville State Attorney Angela Corey has the sole authority to determine whether Zimmerman will be charged for killing Martin.
Governor Rick Scott put Corey in charge of the case late last month amid concerns that State Attorney Norm Wolflinger wouldn't do a thorough and fair investigation.
"You've got to make sure justice prevails. I'm comfortable that the State Attorney Angela Corey will make that happen," Scott said.
In Florida, first-degree murder cases must be heard by a Grand Jury, which means Corey can only charge Zimmerman with third-degree murder, second-degree or manslaughter.
However, because Zimmerman fired his gun and Martin died, which means Zimmerman could still face life in prison without parole, WFTV found out.
Natalie Jackson is one of the attorneys representing Martin's family and told WFTV she wasn't surprised by Corey's decision.
"We believe justice dictates that he will be charged," said Jackson. "If justice and the procedures were followed, then yes, all of this could've been avoided."
(Excerpt) Read more at wftv.com ...
I was just watching some of the highlights on GBTV and they were covering the Jeramiah Wright and NBP videos and I think you are right its coming.
I guess the only people who are allowed to shoot in self-defence, or muggings, or drug deals, robberies or simply for intimidation are Blacks....
Pandering to the race baiters.
What happens if they start a riot and the Whites they hate so much just laugh in their faces?
The only problem facing the prosecution is getting Zimmerman before a judge and jury certain to convict him. Zimmerman "is toast!"
"all of this" WAS the procedure and it WAS followed. "Justice" comes at the end.
Prepare the altar of pandering political correctness for the latest sacrifice!
Let the reparation payments begin!
The “Reverends” rejoice mightily!
If he was smart, George is hiding out in Panama or something. No need to risk being a part of a political show trial.
"Remember Trayvon" they will chant?
And in response they will hear "Remember O.J.!"
In the article, there isn’t a single shred of information that backs up the “unnamed sources say he could be arrested” statement.
Just the statement itself, followed by regurgitation and speculation.
Methinks those “sources” are a) not connected with Ms. Corey’s office at all, and b) wishful thinking.
To Al’s goon squad, “justice” is nothing short of the realization of their predetermined outcome.
“...concerns that State Attorney Norm Wolflinger wouldn’t do a thorough and fair investigation.”
Sounds like Norm needs to look for a new job. Just saying.
Putting a female prosecutor in charge of Zimmerman’s fate is SEXIST. You can bet that ‘white males’ will be kept far from anything having to do with Zimmerman’s fate if it can be avoided. Acquiescing to the black threat of violence is catering to terrorism, plain and simple. Where’s Janet Napolitano? These protesters are closing down police stations! If this isn’t domestic terrorism, WHAT IS?
What about Mr. Zimmerman’s 5th Amendment right to a Grand Jury? “No person shall be held to answer for a capital or otherwise infamous crime unless on a presentment or indictment of a grand jury”
So, at what point should have Zimmerman been afraid? I mean, if the account is true that he was on the ground with Martin on top of him slamming his head on the pavement?
If Zimmerman is being arrested in response to the public outcry, will he be found guilty in the same manner?
I don't hold out hope justice will prevail here.
Hispanics are gonna be pissed...
Given expected riots, it might be a good idea for Congress to proceed on some such Federal program.
Nowhere in the article did I find any sources that claim Zimmerman will be arrested soon. Just more of the same old demands that Zimmerman be arrested. Nothing new except that the grand jury will not be hearing this particular case.
Justice is everybody being treated equally and having the laws being applied as they were intended. In this case, the Martins and the perpetually outraged race hustlers are not demanding justice.
If this does go to trial, make sure the jury is composed of his peers as in all white hispanic (sic.) people who live in a community that has been the target of theives.
Corey is not running for reelection but I don’t believe she will take this decision upon herself. Probably go to trial with a manslaughter beef.
No matter what happens, the situation is so amped up, I expect a hot summer with the brothers.
Not charging Zimmerman with First Degree Murder won’t go over much better than not charging him at all, at least with the protestors.
Norm is ‘assumed’ to be racist? Is that the implication here?
This is Florida. If Casey Anthony is not guilty, then George Zimmerman should never see the inside of a court room.
“Governor Rick Scott put Corey in charge of the case late last month amid concerns that State Attorney Norm Wolflinger wouldn’t do a thorough and fair investigation. “
Angela Corey: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angela_Corey
Wolfinger is more concerned with bad checks, per his government web site. Corey is an experienced homicide prosecutor and a Republican, per Wikipedia. Both are white. No obvious race angle.
Then why is Norm on the payroll? What is it about Norm that everyone's concerned about?
This way, she can say she went after him. . .just to pander to the race-baiters and mobs of animals.
They aren’t gonna prosecute this guy, if they were going to charge him, they would’ve done it already. Let the blacks riot, and show how moronic they are...if they happen to break into your store, or house, exterminate them.
Unfortunately; they need a sacrificial lamb in order to avoid riots, so Zimmerman will be sacrificed at the altar of political correctness. Regardless of the outcome; there will still be riots and cities will burn. The show trial will likely heat up right around election time so as to give obama a convenient backdrop. This should get just enough gullible white voters who are still filled with white guilt to vote for hussein under the pretense that it will help to 'calm things down'.
For what it's worth, Judge Cory has insisted that a 12-year-old Hispanic kid who murdered his two year old brother should be tried as an adult. So maybe she's not a politically correct bleeding heart.
But this whole business does sound as if they've made up their minds to do the politically popular thing. We'll see. I think he can get a Grand Jury, but who knows how it will be stacked?
In a bizarre, twisted way that statement makes perfect sense.
"It's unreasonable to think that Mr. Zimmerman had any right to be afraid. The kid was unarmed," said Black.
This article is garbage. It quotes this Andrea Black woman but does not explain who she is or why she is being quoted. It seems they just dragged in someone with no particular expertise regarding the case at hand to pop off with the opinion they wanted aired.
Don't you me "white" Hispanics?
I think you’re right.
This is what a lynch mob looks like!
Which is why they can’t try him for 1st degree.... Hence the manslaughter probability
You can bet your patoot that she has been told to convict him.
Do you think the GOP Establishment is going to not get a conviction here? ...and let the race hustlers and Media brand the GOP as racist?
LOL...His azz is already in prison...and now the show trial begins.
It’s over for Zimmerman. Sorry, Hispanics, you rate lower than black males on the PC Priority List.
Which is why they can’t try him for 1st degree.... Hence the manslaughter probability
Can’t wait to see if the Repub Race Panders
I lost a contact...thought you wrote whiteness protection program...
They’ll have to find him first.
The MSM has no bounds. What kind of tripe is this?
Sounds like she hates Hispanics. Perhaps they should rise up....... Just sayin’
This case has been made up by unnamed sources who have little to no first hand knowledge.
This weekend we have a rally for Trayvon with a 12-year old speaker. Excuse me, what does a 12-year old in Fort Walton Beach know about events in Stanford several weeks ago? Guess he knows exactly what the LMSM has reported on this "complicated" case
I am not so sure, given that the media has gone out of its way to identify this guy as "white". They are being incredibly careful about avoiding any connection to his non-white half. If his last name were Garcia instead of Zimmerman, it would have been more difficult to sell the "armed white guy shoots unarmed black child" narrative. The media and the race-baiters have taken this and exploited it to the nth degree. People will no doubt die as a result, but TV viewership will spike with all of the riot coverage, so the media talking heads will be happy.
Of course he’s going to be arrested and ruined financially for this show trial while the COWARD politicians can pat themselves on the back including this loser GOP prosecutor.
The government is being used constantly to attack certain groups of people, and so what if you’re not guilty. Try getting back the lawyer fees.
Zimmerman is DONE!
The Hispanic “leaders”, just like the NOW gang, are phony as hell. They will let one of their own go down because they support obama.
When the vote was being stolen in Florida a bunch of angry white folks showed up and this surprised the hell out of everyone. I hope this happens again if Zimmerman is arrested. There is nothing to charge him on.
Latest stats are that 13% of US population is black.
Increasingly the rest is made up of whites who feel we
got the guild monkey off our back when The Savior was elected, and more recent immigrants from other backgrounds who had no patience for this act to begin with. So let ‘em riot, the rest of us are apt not to care, or to react with revulsion.
If they arrest Zimmerman and there is not some clear and compelling evidence there, what you are going to have is Hispanics rallying to his defense, followed rapidly by the implosion of the balkanized Democrat Party.
and why is that a concern? Because he didn't reach the politically correct conclusion that zimmerman needs lynching?