MIAMI (AP) â€” Florida authorities contend George Zimmerman, whose exculpation of murdering an unarmed black teen sparked a inhabitant discuss on competition and self-defense laws, has been arrested for allegedly throwing a booze bottle during his girlfriend.
The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office says a 31-year-old Zimmerman was arrested for aggravated attack during his home in Lake Mary about 10 p.m. Friday.
Zimmerman was expelled on a $5,000 bond Saturday afternoon. At a justice coming progressing Saturday, he was systematic to equivocate hit with a woman, who was not identified.
Judge John Galluzzo gave few sum of a incident, yet pronounced a booze bottle was concerned and that a purported attack happened during Zimmerman’s home. Prosecutors questioned either piece abuse diagnosis was needed, yet a decider pronounced that didn’t seem to be a factor.
After a brief hearing, Zimmerman’s attorney, Don West, told a Orlando Sentinel (http://tinyurl.com/me467wh) his customer was arrested after allegedly throwing a booze bottle ‘in a instruction of’ his partner several days ago.
“No injuries, no contact, zero that I’m wakeful of that led adult to it. It’s only one of those things that somehow brought us here,” West told reporters.
West didn’t know who called police, yet pronounced he didn’t consider a purported plant placed a call.
Zimmerman was also told by a decider to stay out of Volusia County, where a lady lives.
The decider systematic Zimmerman to container adult any personal effects his partner might have left during Zimmerman’s home and give them to his lawyer.
Zimmerman, who wore blue scrubs and handcuffs, seemed ease during a brief hearing. At one point, he laughed and joked with an officer as he sealed paperwork.
Although a occurrence didn’t engage a firearm, a decider systematic Zimmerman to obey any weapons out of an contentment of caution.
Zimmerman is scheduled to seem behind in justice on Feb. 17.
No serve sum about a purported attack were released. A summary left for Seminole County Sheriff officials seeking serve information about a occurrence was not immediately returned Saturday morning.
Zimmerman was clear in 2013 of a second-degree murder assign for sharpened an unarmed teenager, Trayvon Martin.
Since his acquittal, Zimmerman has had several brushes with a law:
â€” He was arrested on charges of aggravated assault, battery and rapist effect after his then-girlfriend pronounced he forked a gun during her face during an argument, crushed her coffee list and pushed her out of a residence they shared. Samantha Scheibe motionless not to concur with detectives and prosecutors didn’t pursue a case.
â€” Zimmerman was indicted by his disloyal mother of outstanding an iPad during an justification during a home they had shared. Shellie Zimmerman primarily told a runner her father had a gun, yet she after pronounced he was unarmed. No charges were ever filed given of a miss of evidence. The brawl occurred days after Shellie Zimmerman filed divorce papers.
â€” Zimmerman has also been pulled over 3 times for trade violations given his acquittal.