Search in Zimmerman Case Turns Up Weapons, Ammunition

A search of George Zimmerman's girlfriend's home uncovered multiple handguns, shotgun, an assault rifle and more than 100 rounds of ammunition.


George Zimmerman

Seminole County Sheriff's Office

A search of George Zimmerman's girlfriend's home turned up multiple weapons and more than 100 rounds of ammunition, according to court documents filed Monday, CNN reports.

Zimmerman was arrested last week at the home after a domestic dispute in which it was alleged that he pointed a shotgun at his girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe. He was released on bail and has entered a plea of not guilty. According to a warrant obtained by CNN, a search of the home uncovered three handguns, an AR-15 assault rifle and 106 rounds of ammunition that included two AR-15 magazines.

According to CNN, the Florida judge who set his bail put numerous conditions on it:

  • Zimmerman cannot go to two Florida addresses.
  • He cannot have contact with the accuser, Samantha Scheibe.
  • He cannot possess weapons.
  • He must wear a monitoring device.
  • He cannot travel outside Florida.

Zimmerman fatally shot unarmed teen Trayvon Martin in the Sanford, Fla., neighborhood where Zimmerman and Trayvon's father lived in February 2012. He was acquitted in July of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges.

Read more at CNN.

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