George Zimmerman’s girlfriend does not want to press domestic violence charges against him and now wants to “be with him,” according to an affidavit filed by Zimmerman’s lawyers on Monday.
Samantha Schiebe made a frantic 911 call on Nov. 18 and told dispatchers that Zimmerman, who was acquitted earlier this year in the high-profile shooting death of Trayvon Martin, was “breaking all my stuff” and had a gun, the Orlando Sentinel reports. Zimmerman was arrested and held on bail pending aggravated assault, battery, and domestic violence charges, which may evaporate in light of Schiebe’s change of heart.
“I want to be with George,” Schiebe said in a sworn statement. “I do not want George Zimmerman charged. I make this decision freely, knowingly and voluntarily, without any intimidation coercion or undue influences.
“I believe that the police misinterpreted me and that I may have misspoken about certain facts in my statement to the police,” she said. “George never pointed a gun at or toward my face in a threatening manner,”
Chris White, lead prosecutor in Seminole County, said his office would decide later this week whether to pursue the case.