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George Zimmerman stopped for speeding in Texas

In this image taken from dashcam video provided by the City of Forney Police Department, a police officer speaks with George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted by a Florida jury of charges in the fatal shooting of a Black teenager, after he was pulled over for speeding along U.S. 80, about 20 miles east of Dallas on Sunday, July 28, 2013. Zimmerman was released with a warning. (AP Photo/City of Forney Police Department) FORNEY, Texas (AP) — George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who was cleared of all charges in the Florida shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, was stopped for speeding on a highway near Dallas, officials said Wednesday. Forney police stopped Zimmerman on Sunday as he drove west on U.S. 80, about 20 miles east of Dallas. A police dashcam video released Wednesday shows an officer interacting with Zimmerman and letting him go with a warning.