An armed George Zimmerman, acquitted of all charges in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, was pulled over by police in Forney, Texas, three days ago and given a warning for speeding and released, according to media reports.
TMZ, the entertainment news website, and CBS11 in Dallas-Fort Worth both reported Wednesday that Zimmerman was pulled over just before 1 p.m. on July 28 while traveling westbound on Highway 80. The television station also tweeted a copy of the incident report.
Forney city and police officials said they could not discuss the incident. A spokesman for Mark O’Mara, the lead attorney on the Zimmerman defense team, said there would likely be a comment later in the day.
According to the media reports, Zimmerman was driving a Honda pickup when he was stopped. Zimmerman, 29, told police he was armed and was told to put the weapon in the glove compartment, which he did. After checking that there were no other criminal issues, the officer released Zimmerman with a warning.