Stand Your Ground

Woman in Florida Stand-Your-Ground Case in Trouble for Bond Violations

Prosecutors say she's violating home detention, but defense says she had permission for trips

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Marissa Alexander got out on bond in November after spending 21 months in jail for firing a shot in the direction of her estranged husband and his two children.

Alexander, 33, may soon be back behind bars, less than two months after she got out. Prosecutors say she violated the terms of her bond, while attorneys for Alexander said everything she did was approved by the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

According to the office of State Attorney Angela Corey, Alexander violated the conditions of her bond within days of being released. She went out shopping for clothes, drove family members to the hair shop and airport, got a new driver's license and visited the bank.

Prosecutors said Alexander did all of this while she was on home detention, which prohibited her from leaving her residence except for court appearances, medical emergencies and to satisfy any requirements of her pretrial services program, like a drug test.