Police report: Zimmerman pulled over in Texas
George Zimmerman has been largely out of the public spotlight since his acquittal earlier this month.
July 31st, 2013
05:02 PM ET

Police report: Zimmerman pulled over in Texas

George Zimmerman - who was acquitted earlier this month on murder charges tied to Trayvon Martin's death - was stopped this weekend for a traffic violation in North Texas, according to a report from the Forney, Texas, police department.

The incident happened shortly after noon Sunday, when an officer pulled over Zimmerman's 2008 gray Honda for what was described only as a traffic stop.

He was given a verbal warning, police said.

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  1. Lord Ligonier

    GZ is a Hero who represents truth, justice, and the American Way...

    just like ZUPERMAN !

    July 31, 2013 at 6:17 pm | Report abuse |
  2. rupert

    Why didnt they give him a verbal warning in the My ron case

    July 31, 2013 at 7:07 pm | Report abuse |
  3. rupert

    Oops. Thats trayvon.

    July 31, 2013 at 7:09 pm | Report abuse |
  4. banasy©

    Are we going to hear about GZ's next hair cut?
    His supermarket purchases?
    No updates in forever and they update with this?

    July 31, 2013 at 7:10 pm | Report abuse |
  5. BOMBO

    Tomorrow, George Zimmerman goes to Olive Garden and eats some breadsticks.

    Saturday, George Zimmerman is seen walking a dog along a quiet street. It goes, and he picks up after it.

    July 31, 2013 at 7:10 pm | Report abuse |
  6. rupert

    This zimmerman has lost his privacy

    July 31, 2013 at 7:11 pm | Report abuse |
  7. BOMBO

    Cool. How do you italicize on here?

    July 31, 2013 at 7:11 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      Bombo:
      Text

      Note: no spaces in between characters.

      July 31, 2013 at 7:16 pm | Report abuse |
  8. rupert

    @banasy. ((((((Kiss))))))

    July 31, 2013 at 7:12 pm | Report abuse |
  9. rupert

    Goofy

    July 31, 2013 at 7:13 pm | Report abuse |
  10. George Zimmeman

    Can you cover my next job interview?

    July 31, 2013 at 7:13 pm | Report abuse |
  11. rupert

    I want to know what kind of beer he drinks
    Does he prefer popeyes or kfc chicken?

    July 31, 2013 at 7:15 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Jeff

    What business is it of anyone else's if he was stopped for a traffic violation? And how dare you publish that he had his firearm with him?? This is rampant stalking by the media, at least. Concealed carry holders are required to conceal the fact they have a firearm unless they are compelled to use it, so why do you find it appropriate to announce on national television that he has his with him?? Do you know just how vulnerable that makes him to "revenge" from idiots that can claim he brandished his weapon as a threat and he would be arrested all over again, simply because they feel hatred for a man that has never done anything to them personally. He was found not guilty, it's over, leave it alone. Are we seriously going to scrutinize him for the rest of his life? Or is there no other sensationalized news you can report to drive up ratings and whip the public into a frenzy over while dividing the country and keeping the public easy to control?

    July 31, 2013 at 7:18 pm | Report abuse |
    • Zandie

      Wonder if Trayvon had a driver's license?

      July 31, 2013 at 7:33 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jeff Frank (R-Ohio) "Right Wing Insanity"

      Is it anyone else's business if George Zimmerman is stopped? Yes. It is. Are you taking up for Mr. Zimmerman? FYI, its the publics' business if you or I get stopped, regardless whether or not anyone knows his itinerary. Most newspapers have a public legal section or blotter that make it public knowledge. So if you did nothing wrong, you need not worry about being publicized.

      July 31, 2013 at 8:55 pm | Report abuse |
  13. rupert

    Banasy is good. She makes moving smily faces too

    July 31, 2013 at 7:18 pm | Report abuse |
  14. banasy©

    I'm drinking some iced tea. Stop the presses.

    July 31, 2013 at 7:18 pm | Report abuse |
    • Scottish Mama

      Yeah, and you made me thirsty and I had to make some iced tea. And why did someone report abuse on that?

      July 31, 2013 at 9:05 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Emily

    No jeff. Just for about the next 3 years.

    July 31, 2013 at 7:20 pm | Report abuse |
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