reply to post by TruckDriver69
There are people out there in the world who go off for the most insignificant of reasons, my alcoholic step grandfather once assulted by step dad for
... a piece of cheese rind on the kitchen floor .... he'd been totally fine and happy but as soon as he saw the offensive food item ...well things
changed in a blink of any eye.
In 2005, Zimmerman was arrested and charged with “resisting officer with violence” and “battery of law enforcement officer.” He was 20 years
old at the time and both charges are third-degree felonies.
According to the report, the charges were reduced to “resisting officer without violence” and then waived when he entered an alcohol education
. Msnbc.com reports that accounts indicated Zimermann shoved an officer who was questioning a friend for alleged underage drinking at a
Msnbc.com reports that in 2005, Zimmerman’s ex-fiancee, Veronica Zuazo, filed a motion for a restraining order and alleged domestic violence.
Zimmerman counterfiled for a restraining order against Zuazo. Both restraining orders’ were granted.
In December 2006, msnbc.com reports that Zimmerman was charged with speeding -- but the case was later dismissed when the officer failed to show up in
According to a Miami Herald investigation, early in the investigation in the death of Martin, the Sanford Police Department requested an arrest
warrant from the Seminole County State Attorney’s office.
The Herald reports that a Sanford Police incident document shows the case was categorized as “homicide/negligent manslaughter.”
He's been a very lucky man with regard to not having a single charge stick....
Abusers frequently have the following characteristics:
Tend to be moody and unpredictable. They may be nice one minute and the next minute explosive. Explosiveness and mood swings are typical of men who
beat their partners.
Often blow up in anger at small incidents. Easily insulted.
May have a fascination with weapons.
May think it is okay to solve conflicts with violence.
Often make threats of violence, breaking or striking objects.
Often use physical force during arguments.
May be cruel to animals and/or children.
Have a poor self-image; are insecure.
Blame others for their own problems.
Blame others for their own feelings and are very manipulative. An abusive person will often say "you make me mad", "you’re hurting me by not
doing what I ask", or "I can’t help being angry".
Often are alcohol or drug abusers.
May have a family history of violence.
Often use verbal threats such as, "I’ll slap your mouth off", "I’ll kill you", or "I’ll break your neck". Abusers may try to excuse this
behaviour by saying, "everybody talks like that".
May hold rigid stereotypical views
Are very controlling of others.
May act out instead of expressing themselves verbally.