George Zimmerman, 29, was pulled over July 28 at 12:54 p.m for speeding near the town of Forney, Texas, with his gun in the glove compartment, reports Mediaite.com.
The incident occurred mere weeks after a jury of 6 women — 5 White and one Latina of unknown race — decided that he was ‘not guilty’ of second-degree murder for killing unarmed, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin as he attempted to walk home from the store.
Zimmerman informed the police officer that the gun was in the car shortly after he approached , and upon questioning said that he was going “nowhere in particular.”
The town of Forney is about 20 miles east of Dallas, Texas.
According to CBS News, Zimmerman was driving a gray Honda pick-up with Florida plates and had the following exchange with the police officer:
Officer: “Where you headed to?”
Zimmerman: “Nowhere in particular.”
Officer: “Nowhere in particular? Why do you say that?”
Zimmerman: “You didn’t see my name?”
Officer: What a coincidence.”
See dash-cam footage below: