Skip to comments.George Zimmerman to be charged in Trayvon Martin shooting, law enforcement official says
Posted on 04/11/2012 11:10:33 AM PDT by AtlasStalled
Florida special prosecutor Angela Corey plans to announce as early as Wednesday afternoon that she is charging neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, according to a law enforcement official close to the investigation.
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Gonna be very interesting providing security and cover, let alone anonymity, for jurors.
(This was my reply to a poster on a duplicate thread that got deleted:)
Exactly. Stalinist show trial is the phrase that came to my mind too.
How how can a fair jury ever be selected in this case, after the MSM has so tainted the jury pool with its lies, distortions, and omissions of the facts from the presentation of this story?
There is no chance that any verdict can be rendered by a jury, at this point, that will not be seen as "racist."
George Zimmerman and his family will have to pray that whatever jury is enpanelled, it has a few "white Hispanics" (copyright, New York Times) on it.
THEY ARE COWARDS OF THE HIGHEST ORDER.
DISGUSTING...It’s bigger than Zimmerman because frankly I don’t know him or care about him personally. This is about how a mob along with the media can destroy someone’s life at will over their leftest race hustling politics and of course ANTI self defense /anti gun stance.
We don’t have to, but for some unfathomable reason it’s what we’re doing. At least the white South Africans were outnumbered. We’re being held hostage by app 12% of the population, and we’re not being boycotted by almost the entire world. It’s inexplicable.
Yes, the inmates are truly running the asylum!!!
As this old, retired Prosecutor said from the get go ... EASY call and no doubt this would happen.
VERY different from a conviction but this is the appropriate move as there is probable cause ... again, just based on the facts I see on TV and read.
Yes, the inmates are truly running the asylum!!!
Serious mistakes have been made by Zimmerman. When you are facing charges like this you have NO Advocates except for your Attorneys. Not the police, not the media, and not even nicely dressed conservative talk show host with great hair, and definantly not those reading your comments on your new web site. Talk To Nobody without your attorneys present. Too many people think the Miranda Rights are meant for the guilty. That is dead wrong.
Zimmerman should have watched this video
Dont Talk to the Police. In praise of the Fifth Amendment Right to Not Be a Witness Against Yourself.
Look for gun sales to go through the roof.
That’s an emphatic yes...
California’s bill to reduce (force ejection of non-violent offenders) it’s prison population, is beginning to show big dividends in local communities.
Our burglaries are up 20% plus from previous year, and the prognosis is very dreary looking forward.
Non violent offenders are to be jailed in local county or municipal jails. A person caught committing a burglary gets no more than two weeks behind bars now. If it’s a non-violent crime, the crooks can do as they please while the populace continues to be victimized.
State officials couldn’t be reached for comment...
keep your powder dry, fire at will to protect yourselves..
We’ll find out the charge at 6pm tonight.
Did WP jump the gun????? How would THEY know what she’s going to announce at 6pm????
GOP, Race Bait Biters
That's it exactly.
First of all, sure about that?
Second, Mr. Zimmerman fled the country.
I hope Zimmerman drags it out well past the election. With his arrest BO lost the opportunity to whip up a race war with this event. As long as it’s pending the black pampers don’t have anything.
I thought this would happen when she announced she would dispense with the grand jury.
She didn’t want to risk the grand jury NOT indicting him.
Even though there are no facts reported in any of the news reports that would amount to probable cause justifying an arrest and trial, the politicians clearly want a public trial where all of the evidence can be brought out in public and debated like the Casey Anthony trial, and either a lynch mob jury will convict Zimmerman or after a full airing of the evidence he will be exonerated. In either case, the politicians will have been able to wash their hands of it and perhaps avoid race riots altogether.
The trial is solely a result of the MSM bias. If the MSM had not distorted and lied in order to fit the narrative of racist white man shooting down innocent young black boy because he wore a hooded sweatshirt, then Zimmerman would not be risking a lifetime behind bars for shooting a guy that was beating his head into the concrete sidewalk.
When you read the WAPOST piece, it doesn’t say he is definitely going to be charged, it says that a decision has been made WHETHER to CHARGE, and that decision (whatever it may be) will be announced this evening. Am I reading this wrong? Is this a huge overreaction?
There may well be civil disturbances if he is found guilty and not summarily executed. There may even be problems this weekend. Any excuse for folks to go "shopping."