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George Zimmerman was picked up by the Lake Mary police over the weekend for an incident involving his girlfriend.

Summary: In yet another dramatic incident, George Zimmerman has been arrested for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend with a weapon—a wine bottle.

It seems that George Zimmerman just can’t stay out of trouble. According to USA Today, Zimmerman, 31, was arrested late Friday night in Florida on charges of aggravated assault with a weapon.

  
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Seminole County booking paperwork shows that Zimmerman was picked up by the Lake Mary police and was booked at the John E. Polk Correctional Facility at 10:10 p.m.

Zimmerman’s wife filed for divorce in the fall of 2013.

Zimmerman posted bond and was released. Although he allegedly did not use a weapon in the current incident, he has been ordered to surrender all of his firearms, Judge John Galluzzo said.

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The judge did not reveal much detail about the case, only that it involved a wine bottle and that the incident supposedly occurred at Zimmerman’s home. The judge asked Zimmerman to collect his girlfriend’s personal items and hand them over to his attorney.

According to CNN, Zimmerman threw a wine bottle at his girlfriend.



Zimmerman is scheduled to appear in court again on February 17.

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In 2013, Zimmerman was acquitted for the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager. The high-profile case made headlines worldwide and revived racial tension in many areas.

Read Zimmerman’s side of the story here.

Since he was acquitted for Martin’s death, Zimmerman has had three run-ins with the Lake Mary police department.

In September 2013, Zimmerman’s estranged wife, Shellie Zimmerman, called 911 and told the police that Zimmerman had punched her father and was threatening her with a firearm. She later decided not to press charges.

That November, Zimmerman was arrested after his girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe, accused him of domestic violence. Some time later, she also dropped the charges against Zimmerman, stating that the officers and misinterpreted her statements.

Read about this incident here.

In September of last year, Zimmerman was part of a road rage incident.

Source: USA Today



 

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