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George Zimmerman

DASHCAM VIDEO

Stopped By Cops, Packing Heat

7/31/2013 4:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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1:55 PM PT --
We've obtained the police dashcam video of the stop ... in which George Zimmerman informs the cop he has a firearm in his glove box.

Both Zimmerman and the officer are very polite to each other during the stop.

Zimmerman remains in his vehicle during the entire incident.

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George Zimmerman
is still armed and theoretically dangerous ... he was stopped by cops for speeding and revealed he had a gun in his glove compartment.

Zimmerman was speeding in Forney, Texas on Sunday, just after noon, when he was stopped by police.  Zimmerman told cops he was headed "nowhere in particular," and informed them he had a firearm in his glove compartment.

Zimmerman was given a warning, after cops determined he was free of warrants.  He was sent on his way with a polite goodbye, "Have a safe trip."

The stop lasted around 5 minutes.

BTW ... law enforcement tells TMZ ... he was NOT wearing a disguise ... it was full blown George Zimmerman.

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76.

Trash    

Going to find out who in that agency released the pic and or video. Whoever releases it at a minimum should be fired. What in the hell is wrong with people? Pulls a guys over (bet he knew who he was the whole time) just to get him on video and then tries to get himself famous. The guy can carry a gun and it is perfectly legal. He is a PROVEN innocent man. That is why everybody hates you f#cking cops. Most I know were nobodys that got into the police business so they could feel like big shots. Half of our cops in our City I remember from high school and they WERE nobody losers like they still are. You have earned the term PIGS back!

362 days ago
77.

CelebJustice    

It's really none of that cops business where he was going. I personally could care less where he goes, what he does and whether or not he's carrying. He was found not guilty by a jury. Let it go TMZ, quit trying to toss gas on an already smoldering fire. If you want to be outraged about something why not ask the families of the Benghazi terrorist attack victims how it feels to be coming up on the one year anniversary of their loved ones death and still not have the truth about what happened.

362 days ago
78.

MEME    

Isn't it illegal to cross state lines with a concealed weapon???

362 days ago
79.

sugarbee    

Duh, of course he has a gun with all the idiots threatening his life, he should. And TMZ, you guys are horrible for telling where he was!

362 days ago
80.

Tessa    

He was speeding but he didn't get a ticket? Man, I want some of whatever this guy is havin.

362 days ago
81.

marehoop    

Everyone keeps saying he is getting threats so he needs the gun...

Ummmmm was he getting them before he shot and killed someone? Or does he just hate skittles?

362 days ago
82.

w    

So you post a pic of his car, where he was stopped, with no disguise.You liberals a vicious nasty people.

362 days ago
83.

whateveryou    

TMZ, seriously obsessed with him much? I get following the trial but following him & everything he does? Really not the sign of a busy news day. Or for that matter a busy celeb. day.

362 days ago
84.

rawdawg43    

As I sit here reading this I personally think that George Zimmerman will kill again after that first one the next will be easier there is no way that man should be allowed to carry a gun, his license should be revoked and he should never have a job in security any more

362 days ago
85.

Josh    

Leave they guy alooone!
Nobody harass the TMZ staff for being a bunch of gays!

362 days ago
86.

Wendell    

Good!

362 days ago
87.

nikki6    

Ok, on one hand I totally understand why the guy is carrying a weapon. I mean, hello half the nation wants his head on a platter. On the other hand, after such a high profile case you'd think he may want to lay low for a while. I don't know, I've got a bad feeling

362 days ago
88.

Warren    

Is he on his way to Hollywood?

Okay, he has a permit to carry a gun in Florida. Can you carry a gun in Texas without a permit?

362 days ago
89.

od255    

this guy is an idiot.

362 days ago
90.

tiff    

LOL - i was born and raised in texas...he isnt gonna last to long in texas. haha

362 days ago
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