From the George Zimmerman Discovery
Our last Zimmerman thread is full. Here's a new one.
One thing I noticed in the discovery is the multiple persons who observed George Zimmeman's injuries at the scene:
Officer Stacie McCoy:
I instructed Officer T Smith to have SFR provide medical care to the subject reference visible blood on his face and to transport the subject to the SPD for everyone’s safety.
Officer Michael Wagner:
I walked to Ofc Smith's car where Zimmerman was sitting and in handcuffs and used my personal iPhone (due to an immediate lack of access to a digital camera) to take a picture of Zimmerman's face. I saw that Zimmerman’s face was bloodied and it appeared to me his nose was broken. I also saw that the back of Zimmerman’s head was bloodied.
I then walked to where Martin lay on the ground and took a photo of Martin’s face as well. I observed no physical injury to Martin
The injuries were still apparent at the police station. Officer Leon Ciscela :
On 2/26/12 approximately 2321 hours I again met wlth CST Smith, officers and investigators and observed CST Smith take photographs of the subjects' injuries, hands, collect possible gun shot residue gun shot residue using a GSR klt. This took place in a Sanford Police Department interview room 2.
As to Mary Cutcher and her roomate Selma:
Officer Jonathan Meade:
On 2/26/12, I [was collecting witness statements.] I observed a female on her back porch and asked if she observed anything. She said no, but her roomate did. I requested her to find her roomate. and ask if she would provide a sworn statement. She said she would look for her.
Several minutes later I returned and met with her and her roomate. I requested a sworn statement but both ___ and ____ advised they were afraid and did not want to assist in providing a statement.
Again, several minutes later, ___called me over to her porch. ____ stated that ____would provide a sworn statement and ------ would write it for her due to translation. _---- provided me a written statement sworn to by ---- based on — testimony. (my emphasis.)
Cutcher told it differently afterwards, when she and Selma decided to join Team Crump. But again the best evidence is her 911 call.
She starts relaying the post-shooting information as she gets it from her roommate. You can hear her on the call yell to her roommate,
"Selma, is it the black guy who got shot?"
Then she tells the dispatcher
"There's a black guy standing over him."
After learning Trayvon was dead and his age, she starts making the TV rounds to say she's sure it was a child screaming and it wasn't self-defense. She neither heard nor saw the stuggle. And she first tells the cop she saw nothing, only Selma did, but in TV interviews says they both did.
That's the problem with post-event information. She probably believes what's she's saying. But her memory is not reliable.
As to Trayvon's cell phone code, Officer Joseph Santiago wrote:
On March 5,2012, I contacted Mr. Martin (victims father) via cell phone and asked if could obtain the pin number from the vlctims cell phone. Mr. Martin stated he would contact his lawyer before releasing that information.
(OCR'ing these reports from scanned images is difficult. Any spelling errors or word errors are mine. The blanks represented blacked out information, like witness names.)
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