ABC News has just reported that State Attorney Phil Archer in Seminole County said he will not prosecute George Zimmerman. In a statement SA Archer stated that Samantha Scheibe’s decision not to cooperate and the lack of other corroborating evidence made a successful prosecution unlikely.
Zimmerman was charged with aggravated assault, battery and criminal mischief following a Nov. 18 incident at the central Florida house he shared with Scheibe.
If he felt invincible after being acquitted for murdering Trayvon Martin, this should really make him take flight and commit more crimes without any consequences. It should make Jayne Weintraub happy too, since her legal fees will not accumulate like those of Mark O’Mara and Don West. Whatever money Frank Taaffe has collected from donations for Zimmerman, can now be used to feed him.
It’s bad enough when a son is missing and later found dead. That is multiplied when police say it was an accident, but the body gives sign of a struggle and beating. When it’s discovered that internal organs were removed and replaced with newspaper, that’s enough to send any parent into numerous, emotional hoops — and demands for answers.
Shannon Guess Richardson was arrested in June after authorities said she tried to implicate her ex-husband, Nathan Richardson, after he had filed for divorce. Federal prosecutors found that Prosecutors say Shannon mailed three letters from New Boston, outside Texarkana, Texas, then went to police and claimed that her husband had done it.
Ricin is a toxin that can cause respiratory failure if inhaled. Read the rest of this entry
No, not Samantha, but Kimberly Smith. Christi O’Connor reports that George sent Kimberly voice mails starting 4 weeks after he shot and killed Trayvon Martin.
George’s communications are a chronological map to his increasingly hopeless thinking you’ll find concerning.
George was texting Kim last night as she was talking with O’Connor. Read the rest of this entry
Those of you who follow Blackbutterfly7 no doubt know that in times when we become worn out with so much happening around us, that I get in the mood to encourage.
Snow, snow, snow. I’ve lived in Illinois all of my life through snowy winters, but understand that there are some people in America now who are new to snow. Here’s hoping that they will turn snow banks into snowmen.
Nelson Mandela is being buried. R.I.P. Read the rest of this entry
Hat tip to Towerflower.
Samantha Scheibe, George Zimmerman’s girlfriend, wants the “no contact” order revoked. She wants to get back with George.
Zimmerman’s lawyer filed the motion, that included an affidavit by Samantha that she “may have misspoken about certain facts.” She also says Zimmerman never pointed a gun “at or toward me.” Scheibe now says that she will not help the state prosecute Zimmerman. Read the rest of this entry
Just got word of a project, so I’ll be rather busy until late Tuesday. That doesn’t mean that I won’t be around, but creating a new article might not be possible. Hopefully, World War III won’t start, George Zimmerman won’t be arrested, and no unarmed person will be short dead with the killer claiming stand your ground.
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(Heard there’s a bad winter storm hitting the Northeastern coast. For those who live there, please stay safe.)
Illinois has statute under 720 ILCS 5/9-1, that sets forth in pertinent part:
“A person who kills an individual without lawful justification commits first degree murder if, in performing the acts which cause the death, he is attempting or committing a forcible felony other than second degree murder.”
That means that if John plans to rob a house and takes Sam along, and the homeowner kills Sam, that John is charged with first-degree murder for Sam’s death. Only in Ogle County, Illinois, prosecutors saw it as manslaughter.
In October, I mentioned the following two cases in a blog article. To refresh our memory;
In April 2008, Cody Moore, 19; drove Nathan Whitmire, 17; Justin Doyle, 15, and Travis Castle, 14, to a home in neighboring Ogle County. Moore knew that the owner of the house was in the hospital, and drove the other guys there to rob the house of guns and money. He did not know, however, that there was a house guest. The house guest heard breaking glass and coming out of the bedroom, saw 14-yr-old Travis with a gun and fired two shots. One grazed Travis on the neck, and the other was fired into his chest, killing the 14-year-old. Read the rest of this entry
Teen Thrown In Violent New York Prison For Years Without Ever Having Been Convicted - Kalief Browder
Kalief Browder was just sixteen years-old on the night of May 14, 2010 when, as he was walking home from a party in the Bronx, police officers stopped him and placed him in handcuffs. The reason for this, he was told, was that a man (who he'd never actually seen before in his life) had accused him of stealing. Despite the fact that the New York police searched Browder and couldn't find anything on him, they refused to let him go in peace, amending their previous accusation to insist that the alleged robbery occurred weeks earlier.