George Zimmerman armed with gun during traffic stop in Texas
George Zimmerman was stopped in Forney, Texas over the weekend for speeding and told police he was armed, according to CBS 11 News.
Zimmerman, who was recently acquitted after killing Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, was pulled over on July 28 around noon. He said he was heading “nowhere in particular.”
He told officers that he was armed. The officer instructed him to put his gun in the glove compartment.
The officer gave Zimmerman a warning after running a background check.
Zimmerman reportedly asked the officer if he recognized him, but the officer did not.
It is not the first time Zimmerman has popped up in the news following the end of his highly publicized trial. Last week, Zimmerman made headlines for helping pull a family out of their overturned SUV.