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Durham woman (Crystal Mangum - DukeLax false accuser) charged with arson
Raleigh News and Observer ^ | February 18, 2010 | Staff

Posted on 02/18/2010 3:44:40 AM PST by abb

Police filed several charges against a Durham woman in connection with a fire at 2220 Lincoln St. on Wednesday afternoon.

Crystal Gale Mangum, 31, and her boyfriend, Milton Walker, had an altercation, according to a police news release.

Mangum set clothing on fire in the bathroom tub, police reported. Three children and the two adults were evacuated from the apartment.

Police charged Mangum with five counts of arson, simple assault; identity theft; communicating threats; damage to property; resisting, delay and obstruction; and three counts of child endangerment.

Anyone with information should contact Officer H. Thompson at 560-4415 Ext. 29297 or Crime Stoppers at 683-1200. The incident is still under investigation,


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: arson; crystalgailmangum; crystalmangum; duke; dukelax; durham; durhamdirtbag; mangum; nifong
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1 posted on 02/18/2010 3:44:41 AM PST by abb
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To: abner; Alia; beyondashadow; Bitter Bierce; bjc; Bogeygolfer; BossLady; Brytani; bwteim; Carling; ..

ping


2 posted on 02/18/2010 3:45:28 AM PST by abb ("What ISN'T in the news is often more important than what IS." Ed Biersmith, 1942 -)
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To: abb

Germans. Scroll down — story already posted.


3 posted on 02/18/2010 3:46:19 AM PST by TigerBait
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To: abb

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4 posted on 02/18/2010 3:46:39 AM PST by happinesswithoutpeace (We are unable to transmit through conscious neural interference.)
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To: abb

Well hot damn. Crystal might see the inside of a courtroom yet!


5 posted on 02/18/2010 3:50:32 AM PST by Enterprise (Hey Obama - "We won.")
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To: abb
Any word on how Mike Nifong is making out these days??

I say again, nobody should ever have any sort of a career or money incentive to put people in prison. I'm sick of these stories about the Nifongs, Ronnie Earles, Harshbargers, Coakleys et al of the world. The job of DA needs to be abolished along with the entire "adversarial" system of justice and we need to adopt something more like the French system in which the common incentive of all parties involved in any court procedure is to determine facts.

6 posted on 02/18/2010 3:59:24 AM PST by wendy1946
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Three children. What a start in life. Any bets on how many of them live to age thirty?


7 posted on 02/18/2010 4:01:21 AM PST by Arthur McGowan (In Edward Kennedy's America, federal funding of brothels is a right, not a privilege.)
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To: abb

For a second I thought she was burning her books. Should have plenty of them about. Heard they didn’t sell well.


8 posted on 02/18/2010 4:05:51 AM PST by PeteB570 (Airborne, the only way to get to work in the morning.)
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To: abb

where is Jesse Jackson?


9 posted on 02/18/2010 4:08:25 AM PST by rrrod
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To: abb

Weeeeeee doggies. Will you look at that.

Amazingly enough, the local rag here in Durham (the Herald-Sun) had absolutely nothing about this on their website this morning. Surely that’s just a minor oversight, y’think? *cough*

And actually? Until I see a picture, I’m holding some doubt that it’s the same Crazy Crystal. IIRC her middle name was spelled “Gail” and this one is “Gale.” It could be a typo, but “Mangum” is a very common last name around Durham. And the fact that no mention was made in even that small a blurb about the Duke case is a little surprising. So we’ll see.

}:-)4


10 posted on 02/18/2010 4:12:56 AM PST by Moose4 (Wasting away again in Michaelnifongville.)
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To: abb

OK, never mind, the WRAL version of the story confirms that it is indeed everyone’s favorite Crazy Crystal.

Paging Revuuuund Jackson. Paging Revuuuund Jesse Jackson. Please pick up the white courtesy...uh, the black courtesy phone, please.

}:-)4


11 posted on 02/18/2010 4:15:23 AM PST by Moose4 (Wasting away again in Michaelnifongville.)
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To: abb

I am sure this isn’t her fault and can somehow be linked to Bush or white people in general.....will wait to hear what Jesse and Al say.


12 posted on 02/18/2010 4:16:49 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (If guns cause crime, then all of mine are defective!)
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To: rrrod
Where is the MSM?
13 posted on 02/18/2010 4:17:36 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (If guns cause crime, then all of mine are defective!)
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To: abb

She’ll simply blame any white members of the Duke Fire Brigade.


14 posted on 02/18/2010 4:21:11 AM PST by Brytani (Support Allen West For Congress - www.allenwestforcongress.com)
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To: abb

MANGUM, CRYSTAL, GAIL
Date Confined Date Released Statute Description Bond Type Bond Amount
2/18/2010 [incarcerated] RESISTING PUBLIC OFFICER NO BOND $0.00
2/18/2010 [incarcerated] IDENTITY THEFT NO BOND $0.00
2/18/2010 [incarcerated] COMMUNICATING THREATS NO BOND $0.00
2/18/2010 [incarcerated] ASSAULT AND BATTERY NO BOND $0.00
2/18/2010 [incarcerated] INJURY TO PERSONAL PROPERTY NO BOND $0.00
2/18/2010 [incarcerated] ATTEMPTED FIRST DEGREE MURDER NO BOND $0.00
2/18/2010 [incarcerated] FIRST DEGREE ARSON NO BOND $0.00
2/18/2010 [incarcerated] FIRST DEGREE ARSON NO BOND $0.00
2/18/2010 [incarcerated] MISDEMEANOR CHILD ABUSE NO BOND $0.00

http://co.durham.nc.us/departments/shrf/IPS/index.cfm


15 posted on 02/18/2010 4:23:51 AM PST by maggief
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To: wendy1946

I see...

It is working very well for them over there! As their country is takin over, those facts are really helping! /sarc...


16 posted on 02/18/2010 4:25:27 AM PST by sit-rep
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To: abb

Sad, sad, story. She is a Navy veteran, has a college degree, has had many chances at a good life.


17 posted on 02/18/2010 4:32:15 AM PST by iowamark
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To: abb

Crystal Gale (sic) Mangmum

Durham police arrest Duke lacrosse accuser Crystal Gale Mangum, 33, after she allegedly assaulted her boyfriend, set his clothes on fire in a bathtub and threatened to stab him.

Crystal Mangum speaks publicly for the first time.

18 posted on 02/18/2010 4:33:09 AM PST by Brytani (Support Allen West For Congress - www.allenwestforcongress.com)
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To: All

http://abclocal.go.com/wtvd/story?section=news/local&id=7284042

See video at link.

DURHAM (WTVD) — The woman who was the center of the infamous Duke Lacrosse rape case has been arrested and charged with assault.

Durham police say officers responded to a domestic call on Lincoln Street just before midnight Thursday.

According to officers, 32-year-old Crystal Gale Mangum got into an argument with her boyfriend, Milton Walker, which resulted in her assaulting him.

According to the arrest warrant, Mangum scratched, punched and threw objects at Walker before setting his clothes on fire in a bathtub.

Police had to evacuate three children, Mangum and Milton from the apartment. The children are ages 10, 9 and 3. The Durham County magistrate would not confirm if the children are Mangum’s. Firefighters were dispatched to put the fire out and no one was injured.

Mangum is charged with with five counts of arson, simple assault, ID theft, communicating a threat, damage to property and resist, delay and obstruction. She also faces three counts of child endangerment.

The magistrate told Eyewitness News Mangum is also charged with first-degree attempted murder for communicating a threat. She allegedly told Walker in front of officers, “I’m going to stab you [expletive]!”

Nearly four years ago, Mangum, who was an exotic dancer, accused three Duke Lacrosse players of raping her at an off campus party.

The case made international news and the charges against the Duke students were eventually dismissed.

Since the case, Mangum graduated from North Carolina Central University and wrote a book. “The Last Dance for Grace: The Crystal Mangum Story,” which was released in 2008.

She is being held without bond and her first court appearance is scheduled for today.


19 posted on 02/18/2010 4:45:45 AM PST by abb ("What ISN'T in the news is often more important than what IS." Ed Biersmith, 1942 -)
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To: iowamark

Sounds like she is also a bipolar crack whore.


20 posted on 02/18/2010 4:45:54 AM PST by henkster (A broken government does not merit full faith and credit.)
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To: abb

http://www.bostonherald.com/news/national/south/view/20100218duke_lacrosse_accuser_charged_with_arson_assault/srvc=home&position=recent

Duke lacrosse accuser charged with arson, assault
By Associated Press | Thursday, February 18, 2010 | http://www.bostonherald.com | South

DURHAM, N.C. — North Carolina police responding to a domestic violence call have arrested the woman who falsely accused three Duke University lacrosse players of rape.

WRAL-TV reported 33-year-old Crystal Gale Mangum was arrested late Wednesday on charges she assaulted her boyfriend.

Durham County jail records indicate Mangum is charged with attempted murder, arson, assault and battery, identity theft, communicating threats, damage to property, resisting an officer and child endangerment.

Durham police said they found Mangum and 33-year-old Milton Walker fighting. Police said Mangum went into a bathroom and set some clothes on fire in a bathtub.

Three children were in the house, but no one was hurt.

Mangum was in jail Thursday morning, with no attorney yet.


21 posted on 02/18/2010 4:46:52 AM PST by abb ("What ISN'T in the news is often more important than what IS." Ed Biersmith, 1942 -)
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To: abb

How many copies of her book were sold?


22 posted on 02/18/2010 4:55:11 AM PST by Andy from Chapel Hill
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To: abb

http://www.drudgereport.com/
UPDATE: Duke lacrosse ‘rape’ accuser charged with attempted murder, arson...


23 posted on 02/18/2010 4:56:06 AM PST by abb ("What ISN'T in the news is often more important than what IS." Ed Biersmith, 1942 -)
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To: Andy from Chapel Hill

It was one of those books that they print out a copy if you buy it.

Here’s the Amazon site.

http://www.amazon.com/Last-Dance-Grace-Crystal-Mangum/dp/0981783708


24 posted on 02/18/2010 4:58:32 AM PST by abb ("What ISN'T in the news is often more important than what IS." Ed Biersmith, 1942 -)
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To: Andy from Chapel Hill

http://www.danceforgrace.com/


25 posted on 02/18/2010 4:59:08 AM PST by abb ("What ISN'T in the news is often more important than what IS." Ed Biersmith, 1942 -)
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To: abb
The magistrate told Eyewitness News Mangum is also charged with first-degree attempted murder for communicating a threat. She allegedly told Walker in front of officers, “I’m going to stab you [expletive]!”

Ignoring that she needs to be in a jail cell for the rest of her life because of the Duke Rape Hoax, this "charge" says to me Law Enforcement really just makes stuff up in NC.

26 posted on 02/18/2010 5:13:17 AM PST by jiggyboy (Ten per cent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: abb

Being framed by white people.


27 posted on 02/18/2010 5:17:11 AM PST by RGSpincich
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To: abb

“The case made international news and the charges against the Duke students were eventually dismissed.”

What a passive way of relaying this information. Almost like they want to leave a nagging bit of doubt in the reader’s mind. How about:
“The trumped-up charges were dropped by the state and the corrupt race-baiting political hack who brought them was fired.”


28 posted on 02/18/2010 5:34:57 AM PST by fnord (497 and a half feet of rope? ... oh, I just carry it.)
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To: RGSpincich
Being framed by white people.

Absolutely.

29 posted on 02/18/2010 5:40:02 AM PST by submarinerswife (Obama, the Fresh Prince of Bill Ayers)
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To: Moose4

The NandO has now put up her pic and is reporting on who she is.

http://www.newsobserver.com/news/crime_safety/story/345494.html

Duke lacrosse accuser charged with arson


30 posted on 02/18/2010 5:42:19 AM PST by abb ("What ISN'T in the news is often more important than what IS." Ed Biersmith, 1942 -)
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To: RGSpincich

The crack whore should have still been in prison for the false charges.


31 posted on 02/18/2010 5:44:22 AM PST by safetysign
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To: maggief

These charges are obviously false!! Where is Nancy Grace??


32 posted on 02/18/2010 5:50:46 AM PST by TommyDale (Independent - I already left the GOP because they were too liberal)
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To: abb

Crystal Gail Mangum, pure as the driven snow.


33 posted on 02/18/2010 5:51:42 AM PST by TommyDale (Independent - I already left the GOP because they were too liberal)
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To: abb

:-)
Something happened in that apartment, I just know it did.

Seriously, this is what happens when a crazy whore is given a pass because “women do not lie.” This could have ended in the deaths of her kids and her parents [assuming they were the ones in the apartment].


34 posted on 02/18/2010 5:55:20 AM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: iowamark

Nothing sad about it. Yes, she was in the Navy but not for long. I would not consider her a Navy veteran.

Her life is of her own making.


35 posted on 02/18/2010 6:00:15 AM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: TommyDale; Protect the Bill of Rights; abb

Helping the N&O will their next headline.

“Mother, Dancer,” Prostitute, Framer, Perjurer, Extortionist, Thief, Arsonist, Attempted Murderer, Child Abuser, Assaulter, Identity Thief, Arrest Resister, Vandal, Substance Abuser; Mental Case ... “Victim”

/allegedly


36 posted on 02/18/2010 6:36:00 AM PST by maggief
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To: abb

She needs to have her picture put up everywhere, since her victims were on the television being slandered every night while she was protected.

37 posted on 02/18/2010 6:46:50 AM PST by Pan_Yan (Is the sarcasm tag really necessary?)
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To: abb

Wow...this story says charged with “murder.”

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,586554,00.html


38 posted on 02/18/2010 6:52:32 AM PST by toldyou (Even if the voices aren't real they have some pretty good ideas.)
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To: toldyou

sorry...I meant “attempted murder.”


39 posted on 02/18/2010 6:55:24 AM PST by toldyou (Even if the voices aren't real they have some pretty good ideas.)
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To: Pan_Yan

40 posted on 02/18/2010 6:56:07 AM PST by o2bfree (This president is giving me a headache!)
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To: Andy from Chapel Hill; humblegunner
How many copies of her book were sold?

I'll ping her Texas Sales Rep. to see if he can answer the question.

41 posted on 02/18/2010 7:04:20 AM PST by Eaker (Where I'm from, "Gang Colors" is Realtree and Mossy Oak. You know what I'm saying hoss. Rule.308.)
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To: abb

Give the girl a Harvard scholarship!


42 posted on 02/18/2010 7:08:20 AM PST by smokingfrog (You can't ignore your boss and expect to keep your job... www.filipthishouse2010.com)
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To: maggief

Her defense is forming right now: the mental and physical horror she went through at the hands of the Duke boys, injured her so badly that this is the result. She got PTSD when she and Milton were arguing. She let her anger out at boyfriend mistaking him for the Duke boys.


43 posted on 02/18/2010 7:09:41 AM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline.)
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To: abb

Duke Lacrosse Accuser Charged With Attempted Murder, Assault

Thursday, February 18, 2010

FOX NEWS

DURHAM, N.C. — North Carolina police responding to a domestic violence call have arrested the woman who falsely accused three Duke University lacrosse players of rape.

WRAL-TV reported 33-year-old Crystal Gale Mangum was arrested late Wednesday on charges she assaulted her boyfriend.

Durham County jail records indicate Mangum is charged with attempted murder, arson, assault and battery, identity theft, communicating threats, damage to property, resisting an officer and child endangerment.


44 posted on 02/18/2010 7:20:27 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: wendy1946

“Four years ago prosecutor Michael Nifong’s political aspirations came to an abrupt halt for prosecuting the three Duke lacrosse players. And now Martha Coakley has lost her bid for the United States Senate.

Prosecuting innocent men for crimes they didn’t commit is no longer the sure-fire formula to electoral success it once appeared to be. ESR”

http://www.enterstageright.com/archive/articles/0110/0110persecution.htm


45 posted on 02/18/2010 7:23:22 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: fnord

“And who can forget when, in 2006, three members of the Duke University lacrosse team were indicted on charges of rape, sexual assault, and kidnapping by district attorney Michael Nifong? In the first week of his investigation, Nifong made inflammatory remarks to the press, claiming he was certain a rape had occurred and calling the lacrosse players “hooligans” who were hiding behind a “wall of silence.”

When he discovered that evidence didn’t quite match up, Nifong deliberately withheld exculpatory DNA evidence from the defense and misled the court as to its existence, at a time when he was up for reelection in a hotly contested race. Fifteen months later the students were exonerated and Nifong was removed from his post and disbarred for his misconduct.”

http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=ee98474b-0541-45a3-8443-5fa29c2a06c7


46 posted on 02/18/2010 7:25:55 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: o2bfree

What did I do to deserve that? What did any of us do to deserve that?


47 posted on 02/18/2010 7:26:33 AM PST by Pan_Yan (Is the sarcasm tag really necessary?)
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To: wendy1946

Mike Nifong at his new job

48 posted on 02/18/2010 7:28:07 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: abb
I knew this would happen. I hoped it wouldn't, but deep down I knew it would. The accused tried to do the noble thing and not destroy what little was left of another human being's life by moving forward with charges. In the end, it happened anyway. I can tell you with absolute certainty, unless there is true repentance there can be no salvation. Ms. Mangum was never sorry, never repented and she wound up exactly where she ought to be.

The sad part is her consort and her children have to pay the price. She'll just go on — business as usual. Sad, sad, sad.

49 posted on 02/18/2010 7:28:38 AM PST by Constitutions Grandchild
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To: Brytani

Right here...This is why I NEVER joined a frat. The simple fear that my frat brothers would gather up some cash a pay something that looks like this to stip at the frat house.

50 posted on 02/18/2010 7:31:39 AM PST by Onelifetogive (Flame away...)
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