Tracy Martin's SPD friend pushed for charges against George Zimmerman

This according to an FBI report. Photo: Associated Press

FLORIDA, July 16, 2013 — Since George Zimmerman’s acquittal many pro-Trayvon Martin activists have claimed that Zimmerman is nonetheless guilty of racially profiling Martin.

An FBI report reveals that Zimmerman was not prone to race-related violence. It tells something else as well. 

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Sanford Police Department Detective Chris Serino admitted to being concerned about leaks within his agency. The nature of these leaks points to a very troubling state of affairs.

“[Serino] listed Sgt AUTHOR BARNS, REBECCA VILLENOVE (phonetic), and TREKELL PERKINS as all pressuring him to file charges against ZIMMERMAN after the incident,” the report reads. “Serino did not believe he had enough evidence at the time to file charges.

“Serino also stated that Barns is friendly with TRACY MARTIN and Barns asked Serino for Martin’s phone number but ended up getting the phone number from another source. Serino believed that after his discussion with Tracy Martin regarding the death of his son, Tracy Martin left the police station understanding why charges against ZIMMERMAN had not been filed.

“Serino was not sure why or when Tracy Martin changed his views and Martin now believes the shooting was racially motivated.”

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Another very interesting turn of events.

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Joseph Cotto

Joseph F. Cotto is a social journalist by trade and student of history by lifestyle choice. He hails from central Florida, writing about political, economic, and social issues of the day. In the past, he was a contributor to Blogcritics Magazine, among other publications. He is currently at work on a book about American society.

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