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Seminole County Sheriff's Office

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  • George Zimmerman helped rescue family from overturned SUV, cops say

    George Zimmerman helped rescue family from overturned SUV, cops say
    George Zimmerman, the man recently acquitted in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, helped rescue a family from an overturned SUV last week, the Seminole County Sheriff's Office said Monday. According to sheriff's spokeswoman Heather...
  • Zimmerman trial: Sequester of jury cost $33,000

    Zimmerman trial: Sequester of jury cost $33,000
    While living in isolation during the George Zimmerman murder trial, jurors went bowling, saw a Fourth of July fireworks display and got manicures and pedicures, the Seminole County Sheriff's Office reported Wednesday. Those were counterpoints to the...
  • Teacher accused of having sex with students submits not-guilty plea

    Teacher accused of having sex with students submits not-guilty plea
    The Winter Park-area man accused of having sex with two students when he taught at Lyman High School waived his appearance at an arraignment Tuesday and instead submitted a written not-guilty plea. Scott Kimbrough, a 39-year-old math teacher, was...
  • How to get a seat at the George Zimmerman trial

    How to get a seat at the George Zimmerman trial
      Scoring a seat to the George Zimmerman trial isn't as easy as just showing up to the Seminole County courthouse and asking for one. For what is expected to be one of the most watched trials in the county's history, court officials have set up a...
  • Law enforcement agencies prep for George Zimmerman trial verdict

    Law enforcement agencies prep for George Zimmerman trial verdict
    As George Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial draws to close, law enforcement agencies are preparing to quell any potential violence that the verdict in the high-profile case could spark. Locally and statewide, law enforcement agencies are ready to...
  • Pastors and parishioners speak out on the George Zimmerman trial, verdict

    Pastors and parishioners speak out on the George Zimmerman trial, verdict
    "I am hurt. I am sad. I am shocked, but I shouldn't be," preached the Rev. Valarie Houston of Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church in Sanford's historic Goldsboro area. Several times during her impassioned Sunday-morning sermon about George Zimmerman's acquittal,...
  • George Zimmerman is public-safety threat, Lake Mary police chief suggests

    George Zimmerman is public-safety threat, Lake Mary police chief suggests
    LAKE MARY — Lake Mary police Chief Steve Bracknell hinted in a recent email exchange that he thinks George Zimmerman may be a threat to public safety. That came in an exchange last week with a West Coast man who complained about how Bracknell's...
  • George Zimmerman trial cost Seminole $91K, county says

    George Zimmerman trial cost Seminole $91K, county says
    The trial of George Zimmerman cost Seminole County government about $91,000, officials said in a statement Friday. Zimmerman's high-profile second-degree-murder trial in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin began June 10 and concluded July...
  • George Zimmerman trial cost public $902,000

    George Zimmerman trial cost public $902,000
    SANFORD — The five-week trial of Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman — which ended in his acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin — cost the public at least $902,000. The biggest outlay came from the Seminole County...
  • GPS shows George Zimmerman moved 3 times, bought bulletproof vest awaiting trial in Trayvon Martin shooting

    GPS shows George Zimmerman moved 3 times, bought bulletproof vest awaiting trial in Trayvon Martin shooting
    Where did George Zimmerman go while being tracked by a satellite as he awaited trial in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin? To Target to buy flowers for his wife, to a giant sporting-goods store in Lake Mary that has a huge selection of firearms...
  • George Zimmerman dispute: No charges for George or Shellie right now

    George Zimmerman dispute: No charges for George or Shellie right now
    A Lake Mary police spokesman said no charges are expected into allegations of domestic violence involving George Zimmerman and his estranged wife, Shellie  A iPad that reportedly captured images of what happened between the couple is badly damanged, the...
  • George Zimmerman: Florida deputies release PSA about violence after verdict

    George Zimmerman: Florida deputies release PSA about violence after verdict
    Deputies from South Florida have released a public-service announcement urging possible protesters to remain peaceful after the jury decides whether George Zimmerman is guilty of murder in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin. The Broward County...