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Zimmerman Gets $9K Bail, Is $2.5M in Debt

Zimmerman Gets $9K Bail, Is $2.5M in Debt
Posted Tuesday, November 19th 2013 @ 3pm  by  Kate Seamons, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– George Zimmerman was today granted bail in the amount of $9,000 in relation to yesterday's allegeddomestic violence incident, the Orlando Sentinel reports. The order came with restrictions: no contacting his girlfriend in any way (meaning he can't return to the house they shared), he must surrender his guns and ammunition, and he must wear a GPS monitor. ABC News reports his lawyers expect him to be out tomorrow. The state had requested bail be set at $50,000, and made this revelation in the course of doing so: It claims girlfriend Samantha Scheibe suffered domestic violence once previously at the hands of Zimmerman, during which he tried to strangle her; she didn't report it.

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