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George Zimmerman arrested for suspected domestic assault

The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office in Florida has reported that 31-year-old George Michael Zimmerman has been arrested on Friday, January 9, according to cnn.com.

According to Judge John Galluzo, Zimmerman allegedly threw the wine bottle at the then-girlfriend and broke her cellphone. The arrest was made after police pulled over his girlfriend for a minor traffic violation. Information provided at the traffic stop was enough to warrant probable cause which lead to Zimmerman’s arrest. Galluzo ordered Zimmerman at the Saturday hearing to avoid contact with the woman who reported him and to surrender any weapons that may be in his possession to a third party.

Zimmerman was released on a $5,000 bond Saturday, January 10.

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Aron Ralston in jail for suspicion of domestic violence

Thirty-eight-year-old Aron Ralston, the man whose inspiring story of cutting his right forearm off to save his life after being caught by a boulder in a Utah canyon, prompting the movie 127 Hours, has been incarcerated in the Denver County jail since the night of Saturday, December 7 on suspicion of domestic violence. A Denver Police Department spokeswoman told Reuters she was not at liberty to divulge important information about the case.

However, according to court records, Ralston is facing two criminal charges: assault and “wrongs to minors.” As people charged with domestic violence are not allowed to pay bail to leave prison before a court appearance, Ralston must remain in jail until he sees a judge.

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50 Cent says he didn’t attack ex-girlfriend

Thirty-seven-year-old Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson is facing five criminal charges – one count of domestic violence and four counts of vandalism – for allegedly attacking an ex-girlfriend and causing damage to her home during an argument in Los Angeles on June 23. He was not arrested for said charges, according to report from CNN, until July 3.

According to 50 Cent’s lawyer, their party has gotten in touch with the L.A. City Attorney’s Office and has been looking into the allegations brought against the rapper. He refused to make further comments on behalf of 50 Cent.

50 Cent allegedly ransacked his ex’s house, breaking chandeliers and going through things in her bedroom, costing an estimated $7,100 worth of damage.

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