Video | George Zimmerman arrested in Seminole County for domestic violence

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ZIMMERMAN MUGSHOT AFTER ARREST

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George Zimmerman arrested for domestic violenceHere we go again with George Zimmerman and his pattern of violence. We all knew it was only a matter of time. He should have been locked up for the rest of his life back in July. No one is safe with him roaming the streets.

Angela Corey, Bernie De La Rionda, Juror B37 and the jury all allowed this child killing thug to roam free to commit violence on innocent people once again.

ABC News: A Seminole County Sheriff’s Office statement says Zimmerman was arrested Monday afternoon after deputies responded to a disturbance call at a house in Apopka, about 15 miles northwest of Orlando. Zimmerman will be transported and booked into jail.

The statement provided few other details, and it was not immediately known what charges he faced.

Monday’s arrest was just the latest legal trouble for the former neighborhood watch volunteer, who was acquitted earlier this year of all charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.

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255 Responses to Video | George Zimmerman arrested in Seminole County for domestic violence

  1. Zimmerman’s latest arrest continues to shade in his true colors

    http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/11/23/3771887/zimmermans-latest-arrest-continues.html#.UpDb5qWE6z0.twitter

    After a Florida judge set George Zimmerman’s bail at a mere $9,000, he was able to make bond — and walk away hours later — after his second arrest in connection with a domestic disturbance following his acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

    Pending trial, Seminole County Judge Fred Schott imposed several conditions for Zimmerman’s release, including a monitoring device, a ban on possessing firearms and a restraining order that limits Zimmerman’s contact with Samantha Scheibe, the 27-year-old girlfriend now accusing him of battery and assault with a deadly weapon.

    Zimmerman, who infamously claimed self-defense in the Trayvon case, has a history of arrests for domestic violence, though to date, he’s avoided conviction in all his brushes with law enforcement.

    And on Tuesday, in response to the latest reports about their child’s killer, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin — Trayvon’s parents — released this statement: “We, like many others, are watching these latest proceedings against a man who killed our son with a keen interest; however, we’re more focused on the Trayvon Martin Foundation and defining his legacy.”

    Regarding possible charges for violation of Trayvon’s civil rights, Attorney General Eric Holder told The Washington Post that the Department of Justice will announce a decision “relatively soon” on whether Zimmerman should face charges.

    Following Zimmerman’s recent arrest, Martin family attorney Benjamin Crump, and Natalie Jackson, the family’s local Florida counsel, spoke to The Root about the family’s lingering pain, the possibility of civil charges against Zimmerman and why, despite the demoralizing acquittal in July, Crump still believes justice will be served.

    Q: What was your personal reaction when you heard the news about Zimmerman’s latest arrest? Can you tell us how Sybrina and Tracy responded?

    Benjamin Crump: We actually received the news about Zimmerman’s arrest 1 / 8Monday 3 / 8 when Trayvon’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, and I were at Harvard Law School. We were speaking at a symposium hosted by Professor Charles Ogletree about changing“Stand your ground” self-defense laws, and the Trayvon Amendment. We were focused on speaking to the next generation of legal minds in our country and galvanizing them to get involved in this fight for change.

    And as we were there, someone told us that Zimmerman had just been arrested. What I thought was so ironic is the juxtaposition of Sybrina Fulton’s actions on Monday versus George Zimmerman’s actions. If anyone doubted his innocence, they can no longer doubt the fact that he is certainly unstable and dangerous. Trayvon’s parents have taken their loss and are trying to make the world a better place. George Zimmerman, in contrast, has taken his freedom and the gift of a second chance and squandered it — showing the world who he really is. The truth is, George Zimmerman belongs behind bars.

    As far as Tracy and Sybrina are concerned, this just further confirms what we all believed: that this man profiled, pursed and killed Trayvon. People are defined by their actions. Zimmerman’s record now speaks for itself.

  2. Yahtc says:

    George Zimmerman’s Estranged Wife: He’s ‘Like A Ticking Time Bomb’

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/21/shellie-zimmerman_n_4316412.html

  3. Shellie Zimmerman: Zimmerman nailed a marksman target with 17 bullet holes to a wall in her parent’s house.

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/george-zimmerman-arrested-florida-report-article-1.1520840#ixzz2lIDDJMdq

    george zimmerman wife target marksman gun shots 4 wide

  4. Shellie Zimmerman visits ‘Katie’ on Thursday

    http://www.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment/blogs/tv-guy/os-shellie-zimmerman-visits-katie-on-thursday-20131120,0,4895968.post

    George Zimmerman’s estranged wife is talking to Katie Couric in an interview that will air nationally Thursday.

    Shellie Zimmerman will discuss serving George Zimmerman with divorce papers and seeing him in the headlines this week. He has been charged with aggravated assault, domestic-violence battery and criminal mischief in a fight with his girlfriend.

    “Katie,” Couric’s talk show, airs at 2 p.m. weekdays on WESH-Channel 2.

    The program said that Shellie Zimmerman has an “important message for Trayvon Martin’s mother.”

    George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the teen’s fatal shooting has fascinated the nation and driven discussions about race.
    *****************

    Go away, Shellie! You tried to get Tracy Martin kicked from the courtroom during the trial. Too late for I’m sorry. Just go away!

    • Liza says:

      God help us, do these grifters ever stop? I guess every b!tch who ever f**cked George will want to tell her piece of the story in exchange for, what else, MONEY. Shellie will milk this even after the cow is dead.

      Shellie Zimmerman’s “important message for Trayvon Martin’s mother” is just hype to get viewers.

      • Liza,

        The GALL of this trash. Why don’t they go the hell away?

      • Liza says:

        They think they are going to be rich and famous. Seriously, I am sure that their fantasies would have us rolling on the floor. And we have MSM to thank for this tabloid level “reporting.”

        Sybrina Fulton and her family keep having to rise above all of this, which isn’t fair to say the least. But her foundation seems to really be taking off, so I’m sure that gives her a strong focal point. She has a lot of support and she owns every inch of the moral high ground in everything related to this tragedy / travesty. In the long term, she prevails, but why in the blazes must she have to listen to these foolish, trashy girls from central Florida?

      • Yahtc says:

        1000 X centillion

        [Oh, Ametia……… :) ]

      • Yahtc says:

        Hee…hee, I had to look that number up.

    • Ametia says:

      WTF would Shellie have to say to Sybrina Fulton now? These grifting bitches need to just disappear.

  5. Xena says:

    @Yahtc. I have a glass cocktail table — my third since 1991 (gave the first 2 away). That tempered glass is almost impossible to break. It would take something very heavy, and a very strong person to lift it high enough to bring it down hard on the table. At least this time, the cops used common sense. Only a man using his shotgun as a sledgehammer could have broken that table.

  6. How George Zimmerman Strategically Used 911 Calls to Lay Groundwork for His Defense(s)

    http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/11/20/1257110/-How-George-Zimmerman-Strategically-Used-911-Calls-to-Lay-Groundwork-for-His-Defense-s#

    George Zimmerman is a thug with anger management issues but he is smart enough to have manipulated the 911 emergency system to lay the groundwork for his defense first in the Trayvon Martin tragedy, and now in the domestic violence incident he is now charged with. Apparently his days with volunteering for neighborhood watch duty and being a cop wannabe have served him well in his avoidance of jail time.

    When George Zimmerman and his girlfriend called 911 in the heat of a domestic dispute, they almost certainly knew that they were not just talking to the emergency dispatcher. In the age of Twitter and the 24-hour news cycle, experts say a call to central dispatch can quickly become public, and is often manipulated to spin a story or even lay the groundwork for a criminal defense.

    “There really has been what I would call a multiyear training program in place, frankly” to use 911 calls strategically, says former Massachusetts prosecutor Wendy Murphy. “And folks, especially people who understand high-profile crimes and the nature of evidence and the rules of evidence and domestic abuse generally, they (know) the power of a 911 call to change not only the trajectory of the case, but to change public opinion and to affect the jury pool.”

    At the time Samantha Scheibe called 911 to report that Zimmerman broke her sunglasses, smashed her coffee table, pointed a gun at her, and pushed her out of her own house, Zimmerman made his own call to 911 where he calmly stated that she actually broke the table, and he never pulled a gun on her. How odd for someone to call 911 to report they’re not pulling a gun. I never pull a gun and I have yet to ever place a call to 911 to inform them of that fact. A defense attorney who heard the audio of the call on TV thought it sounded extremely ‘staged’.

    This is the third time since Zimmerman’s fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in February 2012 that 911 calls have played a major role in the Florida man’s future. Not long after his July acquittal in the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, Shellie Zimmerman initially told a dispatcher that her estranged husband had smashed the iPad on which she was recording him, and was threatening her and her father with a gun.
    In 2006, the U.S. Supreme Court determined that the use of some 911 calls as evidence did not violate a defendant’s Sixth Amendment right to confront and cross-examine his accuser. These “excited utterance” exceptions to the rules involving hearsay are especially crucial in domestic violence cases, in which the victim might be reluctant or even unable to testify, says Murphy.

    As a result, she says, victims began to think “strategically” about using 911 calls as a way to have their accusations entered into the record without necessarily having to testify, says Murphy, now an adjunct professor at New England Law in Boston.
    Rubino says it behooved Zimmerman to come across as un-excited as possible.
    “It’s like he was trying to be really calm and saying, `My crazy girlfriend is doing all this stuff,'” Rubino says. “I think he was trying to create a defense.”

    • Yahtc says:

      Lying trickster!

      • Yahtc says:

        Zimmerman made his own call to 911 where he calmly stated that she actually broke the table, and he never pulled a gun on her. How odd for someone to call 911 to report they’re not pulling a gun. I never pull a gun and I have yet to ever place a call to 911 to inform them of that fact.

        A defense attorney who heard the audio of the call on TV thought it sounded extremely ‘staged’.

        Yes, DEFINITELY staged!

  7. vitaminlover says:

    If he or she cheats WITH you he or she will eventually cheat ON you.

  8. George Zimmerman: When texts become news

    http://www.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment/blogs/tv-guy/os-george-zimmerman-when-emails-become-news-20131120,0,2252808.post

    In reporting the latest on George Zimmerman, WKMG-Channel 6 has shared text messages between the station and Zimmerman’s girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe, and the woman’s mother, Hope Mason.

    The women had been talking to WKMG reporter Erik Sandoval for three weeks about an interview.

    When do texts constitute news?

    “If you say something newsworthy,” said WKMG news director Steve Hyvonen. “They knew Erik was a reporter. They gave him a lot of information that was pertinent.”

    Did the two women know they were always on the record?

    Yes, Hyvonen said.

    WKMG released the material, based on the texts and phone calls, on Tuesday, a day after Scheibe accused Zimmerman of pointing a gun at her and breaking furniture. He was charged with aggravated assault, domestic-violence battery and criminal mischief.

    Sandoval had been talking to Scheibe and Mason almost every day for the past few weeks, and they wanted to talk frankly about Zimmerman, Hyvonen said.

    “The interview was set up and put off, set up and put off,” Hyvonen said. “We’re sitting on newsworthy material.”

    WKMG’s website presented the story with the headline “George Zimmerman’s girlfriend speaks to Local 6.” The story quotes Scheibe as describing Zimmerman “as alone, depressed and fascinated by guns in the days after his acquittal on charges in connection with the death of Trayvon Martin.”

    This passage from WKMG’s online report stood out:

    “Mason said Scheibe’s daughter received a text message from George Zimmerman. Mason said that message was a still image from an intimate home video of Scheibe and Zimmerman.”

    Don’t you want to know more about that?

    Hyvonen said Sandoval will have a new report at noon today.

    WKMG still hopes to get an interview with the women. “We decided to report on what they told us,” Hyvonen said. “It’s no different from a person telling a reporter something newsworthy.”

    WKMG also reported that the women were seeking money for interviews with national news organizations, a point confirmed to the Sentinel by one such organization.

    • Liza says:

      “The women had been talking to WKMG reporter Erik Sandoval for three weeks about an interview.”

      “WKMG also reported that the women were seeking money for interviews…”

      Ha, what a shock. Mom and daughter GRIFTER TEAM scheming to cash in on a national tragedy because the daughter knew the acquitted child killer. And to do this the 27 year old mom invites a murderer into her bed and endangers her own child.

      Does this sh!thole in central Florida have a bottom or does this go on forever?

  9. Ametia says:

    Now Maddy all big and bad about Zimmie?

    She Speaks…AGAIN! Juror B29 Says George Zimmerman Should Be In Prison For Domestic Dispute (DETAILS)

    Nov 20, 2013-ByChristina Coleman

    Juror B29 tells TMZ, she always had a bad feeling about Zimmerman, despite finding him not guilty of murdering Trayvon … a verdict she begrudgingly reached through a strict interpretation of the law.

    Now, she says Zimmerman’s domestic violence arrest is proof he’s not freedom-worthy … “God is showing George’s true side … [George] is continuing to dig himself a bigger grave.”

    The juror believes Zimmerman will continue to commit violent acts until someone lays down the law … telling us, “He NEEDS to do some type of time … He thinks he is invincible.

    http://globalgrind.com/2013/11/20/juror-b29-george-zimmerman-should-be-in-prison-for-domestic-dispute-details/

    • roderick2012 says:

      STFU, Maddy, and go back to school and learn to read and get your GED!!

    • Liza says:

      “…she always had a bad feeling about Zimmerman, despite finding him not guilty of murdering Trayvon … a verdict she begrudgingly reached through a strict interpretation of the law.”

      The interpretation of the law as explained by who? Juror B37, the evil b!tch who contaminated the jury because she was going to get a book deal and be famous? Maddy, among other things, should have demanded that the judge should be the one to explain the law. Anyone who does not have the guts to do what is right on a jury, including hanging the jury when that is what is right, should ask to be excused.

      What does this woman hope to gain by periodically reminding us that she is a spineless coward? Go away, Maddy, learn to live with your mistake.

  10. ‘[George Zimmerman’s] Chickens Are Coming Home to Roost’ – NATALIE JACKSON

    http://rolandmartinreports.com/blog/2013/11/roland-s-martin-daily-podcast-11-20-13-george-zimmerman-natalie-jackson/

    Roland Martin talks with attorney Natalie Jackson about the latest George Zimmerman arrest. Plus, she gives an update on Sybrina Fulton’s latest Trayvon Martin Foundation projects.

    • Xena says:

      Isn’t it obvious now that George Zimmerman is a thief? He moved Sam’s furniture and held it for ransom so she would take him back. He allegedly stole furniture out of the rental house owned by Shellie’s mom. So, Sam wanted George to get professional help? She didn’t realize that George was a bum before he killed Trayvon? Oh — he probably told her it was all Shellie’s fault.

  11. Yahtc says:

    hat tip to TwoSidesTOaStory

    “George Zimmerman’s girlfriend speaks to Local 6”

    http://m.clickorlando.com/news/george-zimmermans-girlfriend-speaks-to-local-6/-/16721250/23057000/-/cn8pijz/-/index.html

  12. George Zimmerman’s Rabid Fan Club Needs to STFU

    http://ln.is/www.politicususa.com/2IAL

    I’ve been inundated with rabid pro-George Zimmerman fans who were allegedly liberals, even though Zimmerman is a Right Wing Hero (judgment is not a forte of the Right). These fans just so happened to believe that all of George’s victims were liars and fakers, and that poor George was set up. They lectured me from on high about how George needed a good hug and some therapy and it was super cruel of me to call out his crimes. He was a target. A victim. I was “bullying” George Zimmerman. It’s almost as if I waved a gun at him and locked him out of his house but not – because he was nowhere around, since he was in jail for allegedly doing exactly that to his girlfriend.

    George Zimmerman is a predator. He is dangerous. He should come with a flashing warning light on his forehead and no, I don’t care about his feelings.

    I do not care about his psychological problems. That is his problem to deal with if he ever chooses to do so. I care about the innocent people whose lives he takes, destroys, ruins, threatens, poisons, and more. The damage from his behavior is much deeper than a police report.

    Trayvon Martin is dead. His family will never hug their son again. Trayvon Martin doesn’t get to go to therapy. That choice got taken away from him by a deranged sociopath.

  13. roderick2012 says:

    I see that Samantha is a modern day Clean Up Woman.

    She befriended Piglet and Shellie a couple of years ago and she moved in for the kill when Shellie and Piglet hit the rocks after his acquital.

    You reap what you sow.

    • What?

      She probably thought he had money or was going to come into big money.

    • Xena says:

      @roderick2012. There are women who have low self-esteem and don’t want a man unless he complains about the woman he has. That way, they get to compete, thinking if they are a better woman, that they can earn the man’s love.

      Psychologists and marriage counselors say that it takes half the amount of time that a relationship lasted to get over it. For instance, since George and Shellie were married for 6 years, it will take each of them at least 3 years to get over the break-up.

      By the same token, no one should get seriously involved in a relationship with either of them. Sam made a huge mistake thinking she could help George. George was a bum before he and Shellie married. He was a bum during the marriage, and a bum when the marriage began going sour.

  14. Holder: Justice Dept. will soon announce decision on Zimmerman civil rights charges

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/holder-justice-dept-to-soon-announce-decision-on-zimmerman/2013/11/19/e792797a-5142-11e3-a7f0-b790929232e1_story.html

    The Justice Department will soon announce its decision on whether to bring civil rights charges against George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black 17-year-old whose death in Florida last year set off a nationwide debate about race, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said.

    Holder said that the federal civil rights investigation, which was launched shortly after Martin was shot inside a gated community near Orlando, will be completed “relatively soon” and that the department will issue a report about its deliberations.

    “We have to run through the process,” Holder said in an interview with The Washington Post. “We have to examine all the things that are appropriate. [Former assistant attorney general for civil rights] Tom Perez mandated . . . that we put together a report that we can share with the American people, so that we simply don’t make an announcement, whatever it is.”

    **************************

    Get this mofo, AG Holder! Make him pay for running down an innocent kid and shooting him in the heart. Please make him pay!

  15. Xena says:

    Via Nancy Grace. Frank Taaffe posted Zimmerman’s bond. He is now on smear campaign against Samantha.

    • Yahtc says:

      The Zidiots just keep using that stale formula…..so predictable!

      • Xena says:

        Those who hold to White Supremacy, Sovereign Citizenship ideology, have to always make someone inferior/imperfect in order to justify their own violations of law. They have a playbook. Their discrimination scheme selects whatever is different. It can be race, religion, gender. Sadly, some who support them do not understand the roots of hatred and superiority/inferiority ideology that is behind it.

      • Yahtc says:

        Sadly exhaling…….

  16. vitaminlover says:

    Those close together beady eyes really bug me. Creep!

  17. I’d hate to be a former Zimmerman juror today

    http://www.salon.com/2013/11/19/id_hate_to_be_a_former_zimmerman_juror_today/

    A chilling 911 call shows George Zimmerman trying to frame his girlfriend — just like he did Trayvon Martin

    We already know at least one member of the jury that acquitted George Zimmerman in the killing of unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin has had second thoughts about their verdict. If any of them are feeling particularly bad today about their role in setting Zimmerman free, now that he’s been arrested (a second time) for domestic abuse, I’d advise that they wait before listening to the chilling 911 call he made Monday afternoon. It’s extremely disturbing.

    I’d give the same advice to Fox’s Sean Hannity, who tried to turn Zimmerman into a right-wing culture hero for killing Martin, allegedly in self-defense, except Hannity shows no signs of having a conscience.

    The news that Zimmerman had been arrested again isn’t surprising. It’s just a matter of time before the entitled gun nut and wannabe cop hurts someone else. Just since his release from jail in July, he’s been stopped by law enforcement for speeding at least three times, and police have been called to his home by his estranged wife, who said he threatened her with a gun (she refused to press charges). He also toured the factory that produced the weapon he used to kill Martin. Zimmerman is not now and never was a mild-mannered guy who was at the wrong place at the wrong time and reluctantly killed a young thug who attacked him in self-defense; he is himself a thug with an anger problem looking for trouble.

    But given that he used self-defense to evade a murder conviction, it’s appalling to hear him on a 911 call trying to use the same defense against his girlfriend. Samantha Scheibe called police to say Zimmerman held a gun to her face, shattered a glass table, then threw her out of her own house. We hear her yell at Zimmerman on the call. “You just broke my glass table, you just broke my sunglasses and you put your gun in my friggin’ face and told me to get the fuck out!”

    Bizarrely, after the cops arrived, Zimmerman made a 911 call of his own, to say “my girlfriend is, for lack of a better word, going crazy on me.” The dispatcher logically suggested that since Zimmerman is calling the police, he might want to talk to the officers who are banging on his front door. But he demurs. “No, they’re pretty upset, I think,” he tells her. “They’re banging on the door and windows.” He’s calling simply because “I just want people to know the truth.”

    But the call is one big lie. He goes on to claim that Scheibe is the one who smashed the table, and that she also has a weapon. He also concocts a story about her being pregnant with his baby, which the police have since denied. That’s a creepy and controlling touch. It’s not victim-blaming to say I hope Scheibe avails herself of counseling to understand why she moved in with someone like Zimmerman a month after his acquittal.

  18. Yahtc says:

    George is a “self-basting” turkey ready to roast. Just look at this part of his 911 call:

    George: Police.

    DISPATCHER: What’s the address?

    George: Um…(blocked) Yes.

    DISPATCHER: What’s your name, sir?

    George: (answer blocked)

    DISPATCHER: Okay. What’s going on there?

    George: My (?) girlfriend had uh, for the lack of a better word, gone crazy again.

    DISPATCHER: Your girlfriend?

    George: Yes.

    DISPATCHER: Okay. Where’s she now?

    George: Outside, with the police.

    DISPATCHER: Okay. The police is already there and…so why you calling? What happened?

    George: uh..I just want…everyone to know the truth.

    DISPATCHER: Okay. The officers can speak with you on scene.
    (KNOCKING on door in background.) Have you spoken with them?

    George: No. But they’re pretty upset I think.

    DISPATCHER: The officers are upset?

    George: Yeah, they’re banging on the door and the window.

    DISPATCHER: You’re not going to speak with them?

    George: I don’t have anything to say.

    DISPATCHER: Okay. Hold on one moment. I’m getting the information to the officer.

  19. Yahtc says:

  20. Yahtc says:

    To read transcript of Samantha Scheibe’s 911 call, click:

    http://3chicspolitico.com/2013/11/18/george-zimmerman-arrested-in-seminole-county-for-domestic-violence/#comment-208669

    (It is at the bottom of this page)

  21. Judge says he is not considering prior incidents.

    • Ametia says:

      Why of course the judge isn’t considering the HISTORY. That would be too much like continuing to give Zimmie a free pass on his PAST crimes against fellow citizens.

  22. So he choked the girl too?!

    • Ametia says:

      yep, and after ZIMMIE was told by the judge that he has no contact with Samantha he tells his attorney that he has noone to pick up his belongings and asks if he can go get them.

      NO!

  23. Ametia says:

    so Samantha is saying that this MOFO CHOKED her a week ago, but didn’t report it. Just lie down and let this mofo kill you, woman.

  24. Here comes Zimmerman…

  25. There’s Something Wrong With a Country That Lets George Zimmerman Have a Gun

    http://tiny.cc/w92s6w

    In another unsurprising development in the George Zimmerman saga, Zimmerman was arrested and charged with domestic battery and domestic aggravated assault with a weapon on Monday. During an argument with his new girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe, Zimmerman allegedly forced her out of the house by pulling a shotgun on her and barricaded the door. She gave the police her key, but they had to shove open the barricaded door. Since being acquitted of murdering Trayvon Martin, Zimmerman has had a number of run-ins with the police, including another domestic disturbance call during a fight with his wife after she filed for divorce.

    Guns are routinely advertised in this country with hypermasculinized power fantasies, even going so far as promising to restore your supposedly lost manhood. Little wonder then that abusive men, who are the epitome of those who use violence and control to establish their masculinity, frequently turn to guns as weapons to hurt and dominate their victims. Harvard researchers have discovered that batterers who own guns frequently use them to threaten their partners into compliance. Having a gun in the mix when there is an abusive relationship makes the relationship way more dangerous for the victim. A woman is five times as likely to be killed by an abuser if there’s a gun in the house, leading to 46 women a month getting shot to death by their partners or former partners. Notice I say “in the house.” Conservatives often like to tout gun ownership as a solution for women enduring domestic violence, but it’s distinctly bad advice to tell a woman who is being routinely hurt and threatened to bring a gun in proximity to a man who is very likely to use it.

    However, tightening up gun laws is known to make it better for victims of domestic violence. States that pass laws requiring a background check on all handgun sales have 38 percent fewer gun murders of women at the hands of current or former partners. A quarter of a million domestic abusers have tried to buy guns in this country, only to be unable to pass the background check.

    Unfortunately, the Zimmerman situation demonstrates why even having more comprehensive background-check laws may not be enough to keep legal guns out of the hands of angry, belligerent men who are eager to pull them on anyone they feel entitled to control. Despite a history of frequent run-ins with the police and one dead teenager, Zimmerman hasn’t been convicted of the kind of crime that would make him ineligible for gun ownership. Is there a way to make it easy to get as many guns as you want without making it a gun bonanza for people who find them attractive as totems to express their unjustified paranoias and their desire to instill fear and obedience in the people around them? It doesn’t really seem that there is, which is why so many other countries have decided to lower their murder rates with extensive bans and guy buyouts, to great success. To be blunt, there’s a problem with any legal regime that allows a George Zimmerman, after all that has happened, to still have a gun with which he can threaten his girlfriend. This country needs to get to fixing it.

  26. Yahtc says:

    George Zimmerman’s new lawyer: My client is doing ‘as well as can be expected’

    “The public defender’s office is handling George Zimmerman’s new domestic violence case.”

    http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/trayvon-martin/os-george-zimmerman-arrest-court-20131119,0,2347648.story

  27. Liza, here we go..

    George Zimmerman’s Icarus complex

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/wp/2013/11/19/george-zimmermans-icarus-complex/

    “He knows how to do this. He knows how to play this game,” said Samantha Scheibe in her 911 call yesterday. Indeed, he does. And it finally might have gotten the better of him.

    “He” is George Zimmerman, a latter-day O.J. Simpson, who found himself once again the subject of police and public attention. Scheibe is his pregnant girlfriend, who called the police after an altercation that got physical and resulted in her being pushed out of her own house and Zimmerman being arrested. Yesterday’s events fit a pattern employed by Zimmerman long before he killed Trayvon Martin last year in Sanford, Fla.

    An encounter with law enforcement is a given. A woman Zimmerman is involved with at the time takes action against him. He takes similar action. And he ultimately walks away free. But the former neighborhood watch volunteer’s luck might have run out.

    In July 2005, Zimmerman was arrested for “resisting officer with violence” after he got into a scuffle with cops questioning a friend for alleged underage drinking. The charges were reduced and then waived after he entered an alcohol education program. In August 2005, Zimmerman’s former fiance sought a restraining order against him because of domestic violence. Zimmerman sought a restraining order against her in return. Both were granted. Yesterday, the history of violence, police action and 911 calls repeated itself in Sanford.

    • Ametia says:

      Yet NONE of Zimmie’s past run-ins and charges with LAW ENFORCEMENT were admissable in court during the Murder trial

    • Liza says:

      Zimmerman is a very dangerous person. He might be cagey enough to make up stories for the cops, but what he can’t seem to do is control his violent impulses. I still think that the best thing that could happen is for him and his truck to meet up with a big tree.

  28. George Zimmerman will get a public defender. What? No website set up? What happened to his supporters? OOPS!

    • Liza says:

      “Sometimes bad things happen to good people.”

      Just what we need here, an overused cliche. I feel compelled to add that bad things happen to people who lie down with killers. The woman is lucky she’s not dead, that she didn’t become the next victim. Maybe that’s what she began to fear and why she wanted George to pack his bags and hit the road.

  29. Friends of Zimmerman’s girlfriend warned he was a ‘time bomb’

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2509761/Zimmermans-girlfriends-friends-said-warned-timebomb.html

    George Zimmerman’s girlfriend Samantha Scheibe was urged to dump him after friends feared she would not be able to control his temper.

    One friend today told MailOnline that Zimmerman, a former neighborhood watch volunteer who was cleared of killing teenager Trayvon Martin, was a ‘time bomb’ waiting to explode.

    Zimmerman is due in court on Tuesday in Seminole County, Florida to face a felony charge of aggravated assault with a weapon.

    He will also be charged with misdemeanor battery-domestic violence and criminal mischief when he makes his first appearance before a judge at Seminole County Court.

    Miss Scheibe, 27, was not injured during the domestic dispute which has catapulted Zimmerman back into national headlines.

  30. Zimmerman also denies brandishing any weapon at his girlfriend.

    “She’s got a 9 millimeter. I have my firearms. She was throwing my stuff out. And in one of the bags was one of my firearms. I never pulled a firearm. I never displayed it. When I was packing it, I’m sure she saw it. I mean, we keep it next to the bed.”

    http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/11/18/21521590-911-calls-released-following-zimmerman-domestic-disturbance-arrest?lite

    • Liza says:

      I’m getting a gut level feeling that this particular altercation is not going to go very far in the “justice” system. They’ve got a smashed up table, the woman’s 911 call, her story, his version, but probably no proof that he threatened her with the gun or even used it to smash her table. One of the things that I noticed in her 911 call was that she seemed overly concerned about her stuff being destroyed and George telling her to get out of her own house. This doesn’t square with being threatened with a gun.

      I believe the woman’s story, for the most part, that Zimmerman was brandishing one of his guns but only because it’s Zimmerman who we are talking about. Otherwise, the woman has some problems. She gets involved with a thug who killed a black child and got away with it and then she accompanies this same thug/murderer when he decides to confront his ex-wife. It seems that her reasons for wanting him out of her house are, astonishingly, unrelated to his criminal past. But George wasn’t about to leave quietly, he smashed her things, and I really think that is what provoked the 911 call.

      I guess we’ll see what happens.

      • Liza says:

        Correction – George has an estranged wife not an ex-wife.

      • Liza,

        Please don’t say he’ll get away with his crimes once again. He has gotten away with his crimes far too many times. Just imagine what he has done that the public doesn’t know about? Remember when Shellie said..George shot someone else? Hmmm..

      • Liza says:

        SG2, I’m just concerned that there isn’t anything here that rises to the level of George getting even a fraction of what he deserves in the justice system. Just look at the two people who are involved in this. A child killer and woman who sleeps with a child killer.

        I know what you want and I want the same thing, essentially. We’re going to have to wait. I don’t want George to murder another person and I’m not into vigilantes either. It would probably be best for the citizens if George had a one car collision and wrapped his truck around a utility pole or a tree and put his own lights out. Other than that, I think we have to wait. I haven’t given up on the DOJ, but they are slow.

        • Liza,

          Just heard a talking head say GZ called 911 to get his story out there so now it becomes a “he said” “she said” situation. He knows how to work the system. When will he get his due?

      • Liza says:

        His girlfriend said that in her 911 call, that George knows how to play this game. This woman is such a colossal fool. What did she think would happen if she let a murderer into her home and slept with him? Did she really think that homeless, unemployable, violent George would pack his little sack and leave without a showdown? I have no sympathy for her and I don’t think many will. As for George, his day is coming. He’s got bad wiring between his ears, SG2, bad circuitry. He can’t change his trajectory, no one can. I just keep hoping that no other innocent human being gets killed. DOJ needs to accelerate this case.

      • Liza says:

        Haha, that’s what I’m talking about. Does anyone know voodoo? If millions of people start sticking pins in Zimmerman dolls every day will it help?

      • Ametia says:

        The woman has some problems. GEE, ya think.

      • Ametia says:

        @ Liza You rang? LOL

        voodoo-doll-o

      • *hollering*

        Crying with Laughter

      • Liza says:

        OMG, Ametia, that is so funny. I love it!

  31. @CNN @MSNBC @FoxNews helped smear innocent Trayvon Martin’s character over a child killing thug. Blood on your hands as well.

    • Ametia says:

      Yes, and now they are MUMs the word on the girlfriend. No what the fuck is she doing with a psycopath who has been arrested and charged with murder, got off scott free,and now is terrorizing women.

  32. OK folks, here comes the reversal

    http://bigstory.ap.org/article/george-zimmerman-charged-assault-battery

    Zimmerman then said he never pulled a gun on his girlfriend, and that it was Scheibe who smashed a table at the home they shared. He also told the dispatcher that Scheibe was pregnant with their child and that she had decided she would raise the child on her own. When Zimmerman started to leave, “she got mad,” he said.

    Seminole County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Dennis Lemma said at a news conference that Scheibe wasn’t pregnant.

    • Ametia says:

      What a CROCK OF SHIT

    • Xena says:

      HA! That was his alibi for not physically abusing her; i.e., “She’s pregnant with our child.”

      He put a nail in his coffin when barricading the door to keep Samantha out of her own house.

      Funny — they said back in Sept. that they were “just friends,” but Kelly Sims knew the truth, didn’t he? Someone has been watching George. Sim, O’Mara and West know it and who it is. Can we say FBI?

  33. ********************

    OMG! He’s still playing cop.

  34. vitaminlover says:

    His time is definitely UP!

  35. George Zimmerman is on “Suicide Watch” in jail.

    http://zimmermanverdict.net/

    Following George’s arrest today for allegedly pointing a shotgun at girlfriend, Samantha Schiebe, as she told him she was calling 9-1-1, he was booked and put on “Suicide Watch.”

    Completing my in depth investigation that warned of this exact thing happening imminently.

    • Liza says:

      Suicide watch? The redneck lawmen can relax, we aren’t that lucky.

    • The only suicide “watch” that I want to see is HIS! Let him kill himself! Like Ariel Castro, went and took himself out and someone needs to take this dude out! He is a psychopath and a menace to society. Thank you jury and thanks to all of you dimwitted prosecutors for not doing your JOB! You let this psycho, killing, thug get away with murder! His girlfriend should have had her own gun and shot him! Then she could claim SYG! Why she is even with this thug is beyond me! Is she so ugly that she cannot get anyone else? How could she could let this ugly man on top of her is a visual I do not want to picture! LOL!

    • rikyrah says:

      ah…General Population here he comes!!!

    • Xena says:

      No Ariel Castro act for Zimmerman. At least, not yet.

    • racerrodig says:

      I say cancel the suicide watch and just let nature take it’s course. But then again, that’s just me.

  36. trekkiewife says:

    Hi Everyone. First time posting. Long time lurking. I hope and pray that everyone will finally see that gz is a menace and keep him locked up so that he will not have an opportunity to do any more harm.

    Take care,
    tw

  37. Kill an unarmed 17 yr old black kid and you go home. Pull a gun on a white girl and straight to jail you go. GZ was booked in 3-2-1.

  38. Ametia says:

    911 call

    ARRESTED
    GF Calls 911, ‘He Pulled A Gun On Me!’

    Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2013/11/18/george-zimmerman-arrested-domestic-violence/#ixzz2l2lraASf

  39. Yahtc says:

    from LLMPapa:

  40. Yahtc says:

    I am sorry, but while it is good that a violent man is arrested and off the streets to commit no more harm, this arrest of George Zimmerman is not very satisfying for me.

    The sign on the Seminole Court building is STILL flashing out the message that it is OKAY to PROFILE, PURSUE, and KILL our innocent Black youth. And, there are too many hateful racists and gun nuts who are bowing to that neon sign!

    Our society and our justice system is SILENT and letting this CONTINUE to be the message!

    >”Fools”, said I, “You do not know
    Silence like a CANCER GROWS.
    Hear my words that I might teach you.
    Take my arms that I might reach you.
    But my words, like silent raindrops fell
    And echoed
    In the wells of silence.

    • Yahtc says:

      To the DOJ:

      Please charge George Zimmerman with a hate crime and for violating Trayvon Martin’s civil rights.

  41. Lonnie Starr says:

    As a general rule in domestic violence cases, when the police arrest the abuser, they often come back and kill. Hope that won’t be the case here, but it has been the case in many an incident. gz is violent enough of a person to be just the type to kill when he’s humiliated and can’t have his own way.

    I get the impression that he’s run out of money and is forced to live with his girlfriend. If so, his next stop is homelessness, I sincerely doubt he’d be agreeable to letting his girlfriend be the person who consigns him to the streets.

  42. Ametia says:

    George Zimmerman arrested by Seminole deputies
    He was arrested 1 p.m. today.

    Zimmerman’s new girlfriend, 27-year-old Samantha Scheibe, lives in the 1300 block of Topfield Court, according to an unrelated Lake Mary police report.

    Zimmerman, 30, is the former Neighborhood Watch volunteer who was acquitted in July on a charge that he murdered Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black 17-year-old, last year.

    Since then, Zimmerman has had a string of run-ins with law enforcement. In September he was handcuffed by Lake Mary police but released after his estranged wife, Shellie, and her father accused him of threatening them with a gun while they were moving out her belongings.

    Zimmerman had arrived at that scene with Scheibe, who was described a few days later as his girlfriend by Shellie Zimmerman’s attorney, Kelly Sims.

    Last week, Lake Mary police officially closed that case, saying they had no solid evidence that Zimmerman had broken the law.

    http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/trayvon-martin/os-george-zimmerman-arrested-20131118,0,1837318.story
    samantha-scheibe-photos-1
    27-year-old Samantha Scheibe

  43. roderick2012 says:

    Has anyone heard the lasted rumor that Piglet’s girlfriend is pregnant which would automatically make the domestic violence charge a felony?

    I wouldn’t wish being Piglet’s spawn on my worst enemy.

  44. BBL

    See you guys when I get back. Give me the 411 on what happened.

  45. rikyrah says:

    April ‏@ReignOfApril2m
    As #Trayvon’s mother Sabrina Fulton speaks at Harvard Law School, George #Zimmerman is arrested for domestic violence. Marinate on that.

  46. Liza says:

    Hey, George Zimmerman, I’ve got a song for you.

  47. *****************
    White girl!

    • Ametia says:

      THIS;
      KHARY PENEBAKER@kharyp

      “@Ic206Bones: #Zimmerman arrested for domestic violence” he can be arrested for domestic violence but not for killing an unarmed teen?

  48. I’m hearing Mark O’Mara is not representing him in this matter.

  49. Juror B37,

    Do you see what you did? GZ didn’t learn his lesson. You allowed a child killing thug to get away with murder b/c he killed a young black boy. GZ is continuing his pattern of violence that you CHOSE to ignore simply because he was white and the kid was black. Racist biatch!

    • roderick2012 says:

      I don’t feel sorry for anyone involved with Piglet especially his new girlfriend who saw with her own eyes how violent he was with Shellie.

      This just goes to show you that people never change, and we’ll see what slap on the wrist Piglet gets this time.

      Maybe he will at least get probation so they can take his gun away from him for a year or so. Then he will know what is it be unarmed and not be able to defend yourself like Trayvon was the night Piglet murdered Trayvon in cold blood.

      Anderson Cooper needs to contact the racist POS B37 and ask her what she thinks about her hero now.

    • Yahtc says:

      Good post, SG2!

      • Yahtc says:

        I transcribed Samantha Scheibe’s 911 call:
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=_a-XMvuyLbE

        SAMANTHA: Are you serious!?

        DISPATCHER: 911. Do you need police fire or medical?

        SAMANTHA: I need police right now.

        DISPATCHER: Okay what’s your address?

        SAMANTHA: You’re breaking something in MY house!

        DISPATCHER: Ma’am. Ma’am. What’s going on?

        SAMANTHA: He’s in my house breaking all my shit because I asked him to leave. He has his freaking gun breaking all of my stuff right now.

        DISPATCHER: OKAY

        SAMANTHA: I’m doing this again?? You just broke my glass table, you just broke my sunglasses and you put your gun in my freaking face and told me to get the fuck out!! This is not your house. No, get out of here!

        DISPATCHER: Okay, Where is his weapon at?

        SAMANTHA: He just put it down.

        DISPATCHER: Okay, and this is

        SAMANTHA: No, get out of my house! Do not push me out of my house!! Please get out of my house. Are you serious right now? Are you kidding me!! You’re going to push me out of my house?and lock me out.

        DISPATCHER: Okay, you’re outside now?

        SAMANTHA: Yeah, he locked me out of my house.

        DISPATCHER: Okay. I’ve got units on the way. Is there some place safe that you can step away from?

        SAMANTHA: He has everything of mine inside.

        DISPATCHER: Okay. I need you…I want you to step away from the door. Okay. I don’t want you anywhere near him. I know you’re frustrated

        SAMANTHA: He knows how to do this. He knows how to play this game.

        DISPATCHER: I need you to calm down. Okay?

        SAMANTHA: I’m next door.

        DISPATHCHER: Okay. If I was facing the house, are you in the house to the left or to the right?

        SAMATHA: To the left. truck in my driveway

        DISPATCHER: Okay, what happened today, what made you guys start fighting?

        SAMANTHA: I asked him to leave.

        DISPATCHER: Okay. Has he been drinking or anything?

        SAMANTHA: mm mm {no}…….. I think he was (?) out front.

        DISPATCHER: What’s he wearing?

        SAMANTHA: uh….dark jeans and a uh gray t-shirt.

        DISPATCHER: Okay. What kind of gun did he have?

        SAMANTHA: He has this…the gun that he just smashed on my (?) was the Kel-Tech, the shotgun.

        DISPATCHER: It’s a shotgun or or is it a handgun?

        SAMANTHA: It’s a shotgun.

        DISPATCHER: Does he have it with him now?

        SAMANTHA: Well, he’s in my house. He has all of his guns inside (?He’s just unloaded? shotgun and it’s AR)He took that case to smash my table and smashed my sunglasses and smashed whatever the hell else he’s smashing there right now while I’m outside.

        DISPATCHER: Okay. He had a shotgun…. an AR 15?

        SAMANTHA: Yeah, and two handguns. I have my house key.

        DISPATCHER: Okay. I want you to stay away from the house right now until we get there. We need to see the situation. Are you injured?

        SAMANTHA: No.

        DISPATCHER: Did he put his hands on you or anything?

        SAMANTHA: He pushed me (? something about her cellphone will die in a minute)

        DISPATCHER: Okay. Your phone’s breaking up. What happened?

        SAMANTHA: I said my battery’s at 10% so I know it’s dying here in a minute.

        DISPATCHER: Okay.

        SAMANTHA: He just pushed me out the door. That’s all he did.

        DISPATCHER: Okay. And, you just asked him to leave, and that’s what made him upset? How long has he been staying there with you?

        SAMANTHA: Awhile, we’ve been together since August.

        DISPATCHER: Okay. Is anybody else in the house.

        SAMANTHA: Nope.

        DISPATCHER: And, his truck is parked outside?

        SAMANTHA: mm huh. Next to my car.

        DISPATCHER: And, he went back inside the house?

        SAMANTHA: Yeah. The doors are locked, and he’s inside.

        DISPATCHER: Okay. And, you’re still at the neighbor’s house?

        SAMANTHA: No, I am sitting outside. I didn’t get the neighbors involved.

        DISPATCHER: No..I want you

        SAMANTHA: But, yes. I’m staying outside her house. It’s a duplex.

        DISPATCHER: Okay. Stay with me for just a moment. We’ve got 3 units on the way. Have you gotten (?) for awhile?

        SAMANTHA: No, not really

        DISPATCHER: I’m not trying to mind your business.

        SAMANTHA: No. I know this will just probably make public and I’d rather not.

        DISPATCHER: I’m sorry.

        SAMANTHA:No. Don’t be sorry.

        DISPATCHER: And, you’re sure you’re not injured. He just pushed you out?

        SAMANTHA: I’m positive. One cop’s pulling up right now.

        DISPATCHER: Okay. Go ahead and talk to the officers.

        SAMANTHA: No, he hasn’t stopped yet.

        DISPATCHER: Okay. Let me know when he see’s you.

        SAMANTHA: All right. He sees me…stopping at my house. But, I’m not walking over there yet.

        DISPATCHER: Okay. Just wait until he (?)

        SAMANTHA: I don’t hear anything, but I don’t think he got anything to lose at this point.

        DISPATCHER: Okay. Just wait for the officer to (?) They’re probably going to talk to him first (?) as best as we can and make sure that, you know, it stays as calm as it can.

        SAMANTHA: Okay.

        DISPATCHER: Thank you.

        SAMANTHA: Thank you.

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