Friday, June 01, 2012

Judge revokes George Zimmermna's bond because Obama needs a bump in the polls over bad employment & stock market news

A judge on Friday revoked the bond of the neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin and ordered him returned to jail within 48 hours.

Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester said that George Zimmerman and his wife, Shellie, misled the court about how much money they had available when his bond was set for $150,000 in April. Prosecutors claim Zimmerman had $135,000 available that had been raised by a website he set up.

Zimmerman's wife testified at the bond hearing that they had limited funds available since she was a nursing student and Zimmerman wasn't working.

"He can't sit back and obtain the benefit of a lower bond based upon those material falsehoods," Lester said.

Defense attorney Mark O'Mara said the fact that Zimmerman and his wife never used the money for anything indicated "there was no deceit."

"I do think that the Zimmerman family was acting with the constraints they thought they had," O'Mara said after the ruling. "I don't think that they had free access to that money and I think that was evident by the way that they used it and didn't use it."

Prosecutor Bernie De la Rionda described the Zimmermans' testimony as "misleading."

"This court was led to believe they didn't have a single penny," said De la Rionda. "It was misleading and I don't know what words to use other than it was a blatant lie."

Benjamin Crump, an attorney for Trayvon Martin's parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, said his clients have always said Zimmerman should remain in jail until trial, which O'Mara said he believed wouldn't be until next year.

Crump was asked if he thought that if Zimmerman would be willing to lie about his finances that he would be willing to lie about what happen the night Martin was killed.

"We fully expect that the special prosecutor will make George Zimmerman's credibility be front and center in this entire case," Crump said. "And whatever dishonesty that comes forth by George Zimmerman that they can prove, you can best believe it will be the issue of this case and rightfully so."

Prosecutors also said Zimmerman had failed to surrender a second passport, but the judge dismissed that concern as the equivalent of someone who has lost a driver's license, applies for a new one and then finds the old driver's license.

O'Mara said he hopes the revocation of bond is "temporary." "I hope that they will give us a day in court to explain George's behavior and look at all the circumstances, even the discovery that's come out to date in determining what he's going to do about letting him back out on bond," he said.

Zimmerman is pleading not guilty to second-degree murder and claims self-defense. Zimmerman shot Martin in February during a confrontation at a gated community of townhouses in Sanford, Fla., where Zimmerman lived and where Martin was visiting his father's fiancee.

The delay in an arrest for 44 days prompted protests nationwide and led to Sanford's police chief stepping aside so emotions could cool down.

At Friday's court hearing, De la Rionda and O'Mara also asked a judge to stop the public release of witness names and statements made by Zimmerman to police officers. Those documents normally are part of the public record under Florida law.

"What's occurring, unfortunately, are cases are being tried in the public sector as opposed to in the courtroom," De La Rionda said. "We are in a new age with Twitter, Facebook, and all these things I've never heard of before in my career. Everybody gets to find out intimate details about witnesses that never occurred before. Witnesses are going to be reluctant to get involved."

A consortium of more than a dozen media group asked the judge to ignore the request, saying such records are presumed to be publicly available under Florida law.

Rachel Fugate, an attorney for the Orlando Sentinel, cited the Casey Anthony trial as an example of a highly publicized case in which a jury was able to be seated despite intense media coverage. The Florida mother was acquitted last year of killing her 2-year-old daughter.

"Discovery in Florida has traditionally been open ... and Florida hasn't encountered problems seating juries and giving defendants fair trials," Fugate said.

O'Mara said Friday on a website that he doesn't expect the case to be ready for trial until next year.

O'Mara said he expects to call on 50 witnesses who need to be deposed before he decides whether to file a "stand your ground" motion which would ask for a hearing before a judge without a jury. At the hearing, Zimmerman would argue self-defense under the Florida law which gives wide latitude to use deadly force rather than retreat in a fight if people believe they are in danger of being killed or seriously injured.

29 comments:

Anonymous said...

Shaved,
The mother of the monster who canibalized the homeless man says the police should not have shot her son. Momma says the police should have tasered her son as he was a nice young man and not a zombie as the media is portraying him.

Travon Be A Punk said...

Is judge Lester a Negro or just a cock sucking negro lover??

Anonymous said...

Lester is a liberal pole smoker Who has a thing for Black Cock.

Anonymous said...

This is a fucking travesty.

Anonymous said...

This is whats going to kick off the WAR.


Im ready.
Im gonna kill as many niggers as I can.

LETS DO THIS.

And Im only ONE white that thinks this way.


BRING IT ON.

Fuck Holder and Obama

Anonymous said...

If there were any real justice down in that pisshole town old Z-Man would be getting a ticker-tape parade, instead of going back to the slam.

Anonymous said...

There is still enough evidence for reasonable doubt. 2nd Degree? No way jose!

The Zimm will walk and blacks will race riot.

Traycoon's parents still are fanning themselves with cash they got from pimping their dead "no limit nigger" son's image to the media. Going Hollywood bitches! $$$$$$$$$

Anonymous said...

This guy just seems like the type of guy that manages always to find himself behind the eight ball geez. Pissing off the judge is never good.

I Voted For Obama said...

Sorry George-----Obama needs the numbers.

Anonymous said...

Every crime committed by blacks are just normal. Any self defense against a black is a hate crime.

Anonymous said...

More trayvon Niggers need to die.

Anonymous said...

Racist Judge and D.A. in Florida. Charges should have already been dropped against Zimmerman. Time for his people to take to the streets.

Anonymous said...

jUST BECAUSE HE WAS GETTING HIS HEAD BASHED IN by tm , high on drugs , doesn't give that white hispanic a right to defend himself.
ask jessie jackass jr , mr straight hair al dullton , they 'll tell ya , not fair for a white or hispanic to kill a black kid , kids in chitcawgo shot down like dogs , beat with 2x4's thats ok cause that's a black thing
ya know like baby daddy beat'n up baby mama it's ok give them i bonds

Anonymous said...

Barak Hussein Obama, Destroying America, One Day at a Time.

Anonymous said...

Free Zimmerman Now! Remember to vote Omama OUT of the WHITE HOUSE!

Mac said...

This is a MUST READ. All 3 installments. It's long, well researched and worth your time.

http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2012/05/23/update-26-part-1-trayvon-martin-what-were-the-last-18-months-like-for-him/

Anonymous said...

that wite boy is gonna fry for what He did to poor Travon.

Anonymous said...

pandering to the colored.

Anonymous said...

He's fucked! Leave the country now, George! Otherwise you're surely going to prison. You'll get the radiator hose AND a fight to your death.

Anonymous said...

If Zimmerman was a nigger he would have got an I Bond!

Anonymous said...

Obama is toast. The WORST President in US history. Wake up you dumb, stupid white people.

Anonymous said...

http://www.policeone.com/investigations/articles/5679913-Phoenix-shooting-has-echoes-of-Trayvon-Martin-case/

Anonymous said...

Shoot and scoot.Do not dial 911.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
that wite boy is gonna fry for what He did to poor Travon.

June 1, 2012 7:48 PM

Heres the deal...

If The Zimm gets a DAY for defending himself,I will PERSONALLY go to englewood and take one from the herd each week until he is released. Then Gresham,then......



Poor Treyvon got what he fucking deserved.

Anonymous said...

Apply for Asylum at the Peruvian Embassy dont go back to jail!

Anonymous said...

I don't get it your already in a fucked up position why in the world would you keep a passport and anyone who has PayPal knows all of the above can easily be proven or disproven or you trying to fuck your self..

Anonymous said...

I guess you better get your rifle ready because this guy seems fucked be it locally or on a federal level.

Anonymous said...

Be careful. We already feel that way. Black Power

I Voted For Obama said...

George should have told the truth. It works for Obama.