Thursday, July 26, 2012

Trayvon Martin Gang Banger or Drug Problem?





Between February 26, 2012, when Trayvon was shot and killed by George Zimmerman, Trayvon's father, Tracy Martin inked over a tattoo which indicated he had been a member of the Crips street gang. Did Trayvon want his dad's attention and being in a gang was the way he aimed to go about it, in his mind? Or was Trayvon into drugs? We know he had traces of marijuana in his system at death, but the toxicology report has not been fully revealed. For now, all we have to go by are his own words and photographs before he died.



Poverty, learning disabilities, family stress, school failure or behavior problems in the primary grades, truancy, involvement in petty theft, and a lack of involvement in activities which provide a positive sense of self and identity. Trayvon showed many of the signs (red):

Ways to Identify Potential Gang Members [Link]

  • Poor academic progress in school.
  • Lack of interest in school activities.
  • Large blocks of unsupervised time
  • Signs of increased conflict at home: Tracy separated from Alicia Martin two weeks before Trayvon was shot for attacking a neighborhood watch volunteer.
  • Frequent disciplinary problems at home and/or school: Three suspensions in one school year.  As far back as 2010 Tracy Martin complained of his son lying and acting like a "negra", whatever that means.
  • Frequent contact with police.
  • Drawing graffiti: Trayvon was caught sneaking around lockers at school, drawing obscene graffiti on school walls
  • Imitating gang dress or behavior: In the picture below you can see the rosary beads worn by trayvon. He's also wearing a Reeses tee which is a hip-hop group, The Propane Gang that sings about gang activity and violence.
Notice his belt all the way to the side.
Belt to one side
  • Uses hand signs adopted by a gang.
  • Sleeps Late
  • Very groggy in the morning
  •  Paraphernalia found in his house – Small plastic bags, rolling papers, syringes, tin foils: Trayvon was caught with drug paraphernalia (pipe), and a pot baggie in his back pack at school. When he died he had THC in his system.
Star green is sensi star marijuana - contains sativa which can cause erratic behavior and even hallucinations.


Sunshine is a slang word for Mephedrone It's effects last between an hour to 3 hours or so depending on the potency and how much is taken.  The body high of MDMA and the mental high of coke. .
  •  Missing medicine (valium, vicodin, etc…)
  • Missing cough syrup
Conservative Treehouse images


The above had to be December or January before his death




Sliding: To be under the influence of Dextromethorphan (DXM);
 or Dextromethorphan Hidrobromide (DXM HBR). 


Trayvon was using codeine in July. Contrary to what was reported in the media, he bought Watermelon Juice at the 711 and Skittles, both are used to make "Drank" which combined with Dextromethorphan (DXM), has a profound effect on a person's personality.

Why Do Kids Join a Gang?

Gangs can meet needs that go unfulfilled in other aspects of a child´s life.

Trayvon went between his mother, his step-mother - Alicia, and Tracy's girlfriend with whom Tracy cheated on Alicia with for two years prior to Trayvon's death.

The gang can give a sense of security, structure and DISCIPLINE that is missing at home.
No doubt "structure" was a problem for Trayvon - his father seemed to get around a lot and Sybrina passed him off for someone else to discipline. She makes excuses for him even now "nothing he did was criminal".  Yes, drugs and pot pipes would get him arrested on the street - as would the jewelry he obviously stole.  Video of Sybrina in total denial

The gang appears to be loyal when others are not.
  • Physical injury (such as being beaten) and then child lies about the events surrounding the injury: In my opinion, Trayvon suffered a broken nose at some point - look at the difference in his appearance after age 13 or 14.
  • Peculiar drawings or language on school books (may appear later as tattoos or brands)
  • Unexplained cash or goods, such as clothing or jewelry: The Miami Herald claims that in October, he was caught with a 'burglary tool' - a flathead screwdriver - and 12 pieces of women's jewellery. Martin insisted that they did not belong to him. 
  • Possible use of alcohol and drugs with attitude change 

Why do kids join gangs?
Each case is individual, but some reasons include:

  • „ Security, protection and a sense of belonging
  • „  Sense of status or respect
  •  Living in a gang infested community or having family members in a gang
Tracy Martin w/Crips gang tattoo - see story here
There are at least nine known gangs in Miami Gardens, where Trayvon and his father lived.  
  • Financial opportunities (i.e. profits from drug distribution and other illegal activities)
  • „„Media glorifying violence
Trayvon may have been in a gang, or he may have been into drugs as an escape or quite possibly neither.  Looking at this picture is proof though, that something was definitely going on.  He looks like a different person, like someone doing a lot of bad drugs and/or very angry.  How does a parent see these changes and not become alarmed?  How do these parents sleep showing the picture of the little boy in the middle, top row, when they know the pictures on each side of the child are the real Trayvon Martin - he would scare me in the dark.  Just being honest, aka known as racist by those with little desire to be honest with themselves.



11 comments:

  1. Thug is gone, sorry but we are all better off-so is he. had no future.He made bad choices in life

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  2. The first time I ever read anywhere that Arizona Watermelon Drink and Skittles are used to make was on the Conservative Treehouse after Trayvon Martin was shot. Let him rest in peace and stop spreading lies about him. Zimmerman was in a gang, MS-13, but I don't hear anyone saying anything about it or about his far from clean past.

    Many kids have problems in their teens, that doesn't mean they are better off dead. Karma is a bitch, remember that!

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  3. George was not part of any gang. I do not care where you come from, an inner city 17 yr old kid wants to buy a gun for one reason, to gang bang. Keep making it seem normal as 40 more were shot in Chicago last weekend. You enable.

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  4. The person he was calling Sunshine was the other person on twitter, that's his best friend & that was a nickname he calls her. You are reaching to find negativity but the only negative thing out this situation is that a innocent child was murdered by George Zimmerman. If his dad was a Crip then he would never wear red & it's plenty of photos of him wearing red in the past & present. Zimmerman is guilty, he was already upset with the problems in his community and Trayvon was the person he decided to take it out on. People want to bring up the fact that Trayvon got in trouble at school, but we all have done something at some point as a child so he is no different (he never got in trouble for violence but Zimmerman has with the law as an adult). What if Trayvon was your child, would you still have these hateful feelings? All his friends say that he was a non-confrontational person but yet Zimmerman was angry and persued him!! Would YOU be scared if you were being followed by a man on your way home? Zimmerman' s past is very disturbing so let Trayvon rest in peace.

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  5. Sunshine? OK. I don't know what you are talking about on the nickname of his best friend. What Trayvon was doing was not normal. Kids don't normally get suspended three times in one school year, at least not where I come from. If my kid had been expelled once she would damn sure not be roaming the streets alone with a cell phone and $50 in spending money. Saying looking to buy a gun and make drank is asinine and it is enabling and, obviously, deadly. I don't have hateful feelings for Trayvon, I actually feel sorry for him. I have hateful feelings for the people who started this horrific trainwreck that has ruined a man's life who was only trying to defend himself and will likely cause riots and someone else's kids to be killed. If that's ok with you, so be it - you can live with yourself.

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  6. Wrote really fast, please insert "Saying looking to buy a gun and make drank is NORMAL is asinine"

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  7. As i read all this non-sense it just makes no more sense than when it first happened. GZ is a grown ass man who assumed the TM was looking for some type of trouble. Guess what??? Lets be realistic... I have 3 kids and one has a tattoo the other loves to wear red and they sure as hell are no hoodlums or thugs. They are teenagers as was TM. The media has embellished so much of his facebook, Twitter and photos, really sad that the media is just about a profit. GM was no cop, has had a criminal record with aggression involved on a LAW ENFORCEMENT, has even lied while out on bail to the courts.... So why hasnt anybody reffered to him as a thug??? This whole thing has spun out of control. He killed a kid who still had a chance at life regardless of his school situation or whatever he was doing. Kids grow up and learn. Its a shame that opportunity was not given to him. GM on the other hand deserves to be locked up in cell by himself and i only hope the torment of his nightmares continue every night for the rest of his life and i also hope the image of that young boy stays in his mind just as long

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  8. That's what Sybrina said about Trayvon, high school honor student...wait, she lied about that. She said he never got into fights...ummm, wait. Oh, I know, she said he loved aviation, which is absolutely true, he adored getting high. None of his social media was doctored by media, media acted like it didn't exist for three months.

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  9. I would have went to my house and called 911 instead hiding in the dark to hopefully ambush my follower. His girlfriend Rachel Jeantel confirmed he confronted Zimmerman and threw the first punch, not the other way around.

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  10. This is truly a disgrace, you are attacking a child that on drugs or not was a child. i am not going to say that i wish your child gets killed. but i am going to leave it up to god what punishe ment he will send you. i just hope is hard enough to make you reconsider this page.

    this is too sad i am leaving this awful page and never coming back. you are a monster with not hard not empathy and then have the guts to talk about cole bartiromo. you are a sociopath on the work. no feeling for anything your racism dont let you think.
    i don't care if you post this message or not but you read it. i hope your days will fill with misery poverty and a lot of bad luck.
    you are an awful individual and your punishment will come your way. god will take care of you!

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    1. You act like I shot Trayvon myself. This page could help someone whose child might be involved in a gang or running headlong into trouble the way Trayvon did. I've never said he deserved to die, but he deserved to be monitored after three suspensions from school in as many months.

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