Channel 9 has confirmed George Zimmerman has been arrested on domestic violence charges in Seminole County on Monday.The disturbance was at a residence on Topfield Court in unincorporated Apopka, although authorities haven’t said what exactly happened.
The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office said Zimmerman will be booked into the John E. Polk Correctional Facility.
No other details have been released.
George Zimmerman has made national headlines several times since his acquittal in July in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
Local station WESH has reported that the he has been accused of domestic violence by a girlfriend, but the formal charges have not been announced by police.
Zimmerman was picked up by police in Apopka at the intersection of Topfield Court and Bonnie Drive.
The girlfriend in question has not been identified by officials but his ex-wife previously identified Samantha Scheibe as George’s new love interest, pictured below. Ms Scheibe is said to live on Topfield Court which would possibly connect her to the scene of Zimmerman’s arrest.
A local news reporter from WFTV cites an unidentified source who says that the Monday afternoon incident involved Zimmerman, his girlfriend and a gun.
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