Shellie Zimmerman, George Zimmerman’s Wife Admits Perjury, Apologizes to Judge … One Year Probation and Avoids Felony Charge
Shellie Zimmerman, the wife of George Zimmerman accepts a plea deal and admits to perjury. She has been sentenced to one year probation and 100 hours of community service. Shellie Zimmerman had been arrested on perjury charges in connection with allegedly trying to hide money from the courts with regards to her husbands initial bond hearing. She is accused of lying under oath with regards to donations funds. In a strange twist of fate, as it turns out in the long run, Shellie Zimmerman actually actually is convicted of a crime, while George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer was found “not guilty” of the murder of Trayvon Martin.
The wife of George Zimmerman, the Florida man acquitted in the death of Trayvon Martin, pleaded guilty today to perjury charges and apologized for her lie saying “the truth will set you free.”
The plea deal allows Shellie Zimmerman to avoid a felony charge.
George Zimmerman was not present during today’s proceedings as Judge Marlene Alva asked Shellie Zimmerman if she understood what she was pleading to.
“Yes, your honor,” she responded as Alva asked her several questions about the agreement.
Under the negotiated plea deal Shellie Zimmerman can continue pursuing her nursing aspirations because she will not be a convicted felon. She was given 100 hours of community service, one year probation and will have to present an apology letter to the judge she lied to.