George Zimmerman Texas traffic stop: Pulled over for speeding in Forney, Kaufman County, Texas

He was armed, media reports say

(CNN) -- George Zimmerman -- who was acquitted earlier this month on murder charges tied to Trayvon Martin's death -- was stopped this weekend for a traffic violation in North Texas, according to a report from the Forney, Texas, police department. He was given a verbal warning, police said.

According to he told them he was carrying a gun. says an officer instructed him to put the weapon in his glove compartment and said that if after checking his background, and if there were no criminal issues, he could go on his way.

It says the entire incident was captured on the officer's dashcam.

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