George Zimmerman’s wife Shellie, was arrested earlier today and charged with one count of perjury, according to ABC News. She later was released out of jail on $1,000 bond.
Her husband, who shot and killed Trayvon Martin, is currently back in jail after his bond was revoked after it was found that the couple intentionally hid information about donations they had collected from supporters. During his last bond hearing, it was said:
Per the Orlando Sentinel:
In the motion, prosecutors allege Zimmerman’s wife knew about the donations her husband had collected through a PayPal account, but didn’t mention the money at his bond hearing.
Zimmerman’s PayPal account collected more than $200,000, his attorney later revealed.
“Defendant has intentionally deceived the court with the assistance of his wife, Shelley Zimmerman. During the jail phone calls both of them spoke in code to hide what they were doing,” the motion says.
The state also argues that Zimmerman has a second passport in addition to the one he surrendered.
The new motion comes as Lester may decide today whether the special prosecutor in the George Zimmerman murder case is improperly withholding evidence from the public.
The wife had testified to the court under oath that the couple was ‘financially indigent’ yet actually had $135,000 in their bank account the day before George’s intital bond hearing. I just don’t see how she actually thought they could sweep this under the rug and for how long… But, the more I live the more people amaze me. Read the rest of this entry