Skip to comments.Durham woman (Crystal Mangum - DukeLax false accuser) charged with arson
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,
Germans. Scroll down — story already posted.
Well hot damn. Crystal might see the inside of a courtroom yet!
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.
Three children. What a start in life. Any bets on how many of them live to age thirty?
For a second I thought she was burning her books. Should have plenty of them about. Heard they didn’t sell well.
where is Jesse Jackson?
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.
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.
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.
She’ll simply blame any white members of the Duke Fire Brigade.
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
It is working very well for them over there! As their country is takin over, those facts are really helping! /sarc...
Sad, sad, story. She is a Navy veteran, has a college degree, has had many chances at a good life.
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.
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.
Sounds like she is also a bipolar crack whore.
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