I do want to thank you for the illustrations. You put a lot of work into those and it is appreciated.
Thanks, but it was mostly fun. I'm learning to use an image editor, and I'm like a kid with a new toy. If not for the Zimmerman case, I would be doing similar projects on some other subject.
I don't understand how you can ignore most of the NEN
I said I ignored 'most of the issues raised by' the call.
Singleton: And then he goes somewhere here where you can’t see him?
Singleton: So, just go to about where he, you think he might have been, to where you lose sight of him.
Zimmerman: He started going here, and then behind these houses.
Singleton: OK. And you could see that from here?
Zimmerman: Yes, ma’am.
Singleton: OK. And then when he gets behind the houses, you lose sight?
Zimmerman: Yes, ma’am.
On the police call there is no mention of Zimmerman losing sight of Martin 'behind the houses'. There is no mention of Zimmerman losing sight of Martin at all until after Zimmerman got out of the truck.
Zimmerman claims to have gone in search of Martin, driving from the clubhouse parking lot to a place where he parked on the left side of Twin Trees Lane. I think the best source for this is to watch that part of the reenactment
On the police call Zimmerman never mentioned moving his truck.
Zimmerman: And I saw him walking back that way, and then cut through the back of the houses. He looked back, and he noticed me, and he cut back through the houses.
These events are not mentioned on the police call.
Very little that Zimmerman claimed in his SPD statements is reflected in the police call. Were that not so, the recording would be a powerful tool for constructing a timeline. Instead, we cannot even say what part of Zimmerman's narrative falls within its four minutes.
Perhaps the greatest source of disagreement on that question, is that some of Zimmerman's statements claim that Martin approached and passed the truck twice. Only one such episode is evident from the police call.
Martin passed the truck twice in 2/26-2, 2/27R, and 2/27V. Only one passing is mentioned in 2/26-1, 2/26W,
The last interview, 2/29-3, differs from all the others. It is only a partial narrative, covering the periods of the police call and W-11's 911 call. There is no mention of the circling of the truck, which is in every one of the other narratives.
In 2/29-3, Zimmerman was parked in front of the clubhouse when Martin approached with his hand in his waistband. To be precise, Zimmerman said 'I think I'm still at the clubhouse, yes.' (3:15-24)
It happened on Twin Trees Lane in 2/26-2, 2/27R, and 2/27V,
the three narratives that have two passings of the truck. In all of them the hand in the waistband and the circling of the truck were part of the second passing, on Twin Trees Lane.
In 2/26-1 and 2/26W, the other two narratives in which only one passing of the truck is mentioned, the location is unclear and the hand in the waistband is not mentioned.
Later in 2/29-3, Zimmerman passed on an opportunity to describe a second approach and an associated circling.
Zimmerman: Yeah. When you come to the clubhouse you come straight in and make a left.
Serino: What's happening now? Are you guys walking now? Is he walking?
Zimmerman: No, that's, I was parked where I could see him now.
Singleton: So you're definitely not in front of the clubhouse anymore, at this point.
Zimmerman: No. Hmm-mm. No.
Serino: So you're ahead of him?
Zimmerman: No, I was behind him.
To me this seems like the moment for Zimmerman to say something like this: 'I had just parked on Twin Trees Lane, and he was starting to walk towards me. Soon he was circling the truck, and he even put his hand in his waistband again. I was so over that. This time I didn't even tell the dispatcher. I just kept giving him gold-plated directions, which the dimwit somehow couldn't follow.'
Except that I don't really think there is time for this. If the police call recording describes Martin passing the truck at the clubhouse, both Martin and Zimmerman needed to hustle to get to their places, for Martin to start running and for Zimmerman to spring from the truck. In this scenario, the circling of the truck on Twin Trees Lane just has to be dispensed with in my opinion.
I'm not quite done, but I fear this comment is already too long. I will take the subject up again later.
Audio of Zimmerman's SPD interviews here