On Jan. 13, 2014, Shellie Zimmerman’s attorney, Kelly Sims, filed a motion for a default, and a deputy clerk of courts signed one the same day.
Shellie Zimmerman has requested the judge to stop delays and grant her a divorce. Shellie filed for divorce on September 5, 2013. George Zimmerman was served with summons and the complaint on December 18, 2013 while in jail on a domestic violence charge. He was required to file an answer within 20 days. That time has now expired. He has defaulted and Shellie wants her divorce without his participation in the case.
NBC News reports that Steve Bracknell, Police Chief of Lake Mary, Florida, has concerns about George Zimmerman being able to legally have guns. “I’m a small-town police chief. If I had the authority to revoke his firearm license, I would certainly sit down and consider that,” Steve Bracknell, the chief of police in Lake Mary, said during a telephone interview with NBC News.
“Does anyone else except me see a pattern?” Bracknell continued. “The word firearm keeps popping up.”
It certainly does.
After the verdict of not guilty, all evidence was retained by the Department of Justice who is conducting investigation into whether George Zimmerman violated Trayvon Martin’s civil rights. That evidence includes the gun that Zimmerman used to kill unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, and the holster. However, Zimmerman’s conceal carry license was restored to him.
The first we heard about Zimmerman and the word “firearm” after the verdict of not guilty, was from The Buckeye Firearms Foundation in Ohio. They raised more than $12,000 for Zimmerman to purchase a gun and for other security. Read the rest of this entry