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treestar

(82,383 posts)
9. The question is, did he have his passport and could he travel without it?
Wed Apr 11, 2012, 09:35 AM
Apr 2012

He could not board a plane without one. He could probably get across into Mexico though. A reverse illegal entry.

zbdent

(35,392 posts)
14. well, the police never had him turn in his passport, because he was never charged
Wed Apr 11, 2012, 10:19 AM
Apr 2012

with a crime, right?

I bet, as a "Hispanic", he never was stopped to show his "green card", like a lot of other, non-"white" Hispanics ...

Justice wanted

(2,657 posts)
3. yes. I honestly believe that Real George Zimmerman was set up to give him the money to run.
Wed Apr 11, 2012, 09:09 AM
Apr 2012

IF he hasn't left yet he will be soon especially after the 72 hour announcement.

Junkdrawer

(27,993 posts)
11. Bingo...
Wed Apr 11, 2012, 09:40 AM
Apr 2012

And don't be surprised if the authorities let him run.

Solves a WHOLE lot of problems if the facts never come up at trial.

 

MintyFresh

(29 posts)
6. I have a bad feeling about everything that's happened so far
Wed Apr 11, 2012, 09:13 AM
Apr 2012

and how long its taking to even charge him considering other cases I've seen & how they charge them very quickly.
I also think that little episode with his lawyers yesterday could have been because they know something we don't like GZ won't be charged & they were trying to give him time to get out of the country before the ______ hits the fan.
Strange to me that they allowed him to leave the jurisdiction where the shooting took place even if they haven't charged him yet. Usually they tell the person they are looking at not to leave without letting them (the police) know.

ProgressiveProfessor

(22,144 posts)
17. Police cannot restrict your movement like that by themselves
Tue Apr 24, 2012, 10:24 PM
Apr 2012

that requires a judge and being charged (assuming it is a criminal case).

There is also the charge of unlawful flight to avoid prosecution...so going into hiding has its own risks. However, taking a previously planned vacation is fine.

TBF

(32,686 posts)
15. They could tell him to stay in the area -
Wed Apr 11, 2012, 10:22 AM
Apr 2012

but he could ignore it and run. Which is what I believe he's done.

FarPoint

(13,005 posts)
13. He has the South American connection ...
Wed Apr 11, 2012, 10:06 AM
Apr 2012

He's not formally charged so is free to go start a new life. Hes been given a HUGE head start with a free pass. It is the logical choice in my opinion. Yeap..he's gone. So goes the national outrage as well because he will be on the most wanted list....No blame target essentially.

I don't agree. Just familiar with how they make problems go away.

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