Over the weekend, George Zimmerman was stopped for speeding in Forney, Texas, and was reportedly armed.
After being pulled over, Zimmerman told police, according to TMZ, that he had a firearm in the glove compartment. Having been acquitted, he’s once again legally allowed to carry a gun, and one of his lawyers, Mark O’Mara, said he expected Zimmerman to carry a gun after the verdict because of the numerous death threats he’s received. The actual gun Zimmerman used the night he killed Trayvon Martin, though, has been retained as evidence in case of a federal civil-rights case, though O’Mara also said the man never plans to use it again.
Law enforcement noted that Zimmerman was not wearing a disguise when they stopped him. They ultimately let him off with a warning after police determined there were no warrants for his arrest.
This is the second time Zimmerman has popped up since going into hiding following his acquittal earlier this month. Two weeks ago, Zimmerman emerged from hiding to help save a family of four from an overturned truck on a Florida highway.