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riversedge

(70,981 posts)
Sat Apr 13, 2024, 06:53 AM Apr 13

Audio recordings of James Crumbley's allegedly threatening jail calls released

Source: Detroit Free Press





Tresa Baldas Gina Kaufman 11.25 p.m. April 11, 2024



Days after James Crumbley was sentenced to prison for his role in his son's deadly Oxford High School shooting, authorities released audio recordings of jailhouse calls in which Crumbley allegedly threatened Oakland County Prosecutor Karen McDonald.

Editor’s note: The calls were edited by the Free Press to remove curse words.

In one of the calls, he acknowledges that he is being recorded by jail authorities — but rants anyway, stating:

"Yeah, Karen McDonald. You're going down. Yeah you stupid bitches at the f------ jail, go ahead. Record this call. send it to Karen McDonald. Tell her how James Crumbley is going to f------ take her down. She will not have a law license when I get done with her. Karen McDonald will be working at f------ McDonalds ... cause she ain't gonna be able to get a f------ job anywhere else."

The calls date back to 2022, and include profanity-laced tirades such as: "She really got it coming to her when I f------ get out" and, "Your ass is going down and you better be f------ scared.”

An investigator with the Oakland County Sheriff's Office who has reviewed the recordings wrote in a report:.......................................................................

















Read more: https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/oakland/2024/04/12/audio-recordings-james-crumbley-threatening-jail-calls/73302495007/



I initially had very mixed feelings about the parents getting these long sentences.
But in reading this article and these quote below--they--or the father is a dangerous man --
His words could lead others to all forms of violence--verbal or other wise.
Which made me think--umm.. just like Trump--





"Crumbley's lawyer, Mariell Lehman, has maintained that James Crumbley was never threatening to physically harm McDonald, but only venting his frustrations over how she handled his case, and that he wanted to see her eventually lose her law license."





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Audio recordings of James Crumbley's allegedly threatening jail calls released (Original Post) riversedge Apr 13 OP
I think we can do away with the "allegedly" part. cloudbase Apr 13 #1
Wonder if he's spouting teh tough talk now? EYESORE 9001 Apr 13 #2
It's so hard to have gotten away with bullying and threatening your whole life... Trueblue Texan Apr 13 #3
Exactly.... Mr. Mustard 2023 Apr 13 #10
The thing is, all the men I know that are like him are MAGAts. Martin68 Apr 13 #15
You mean the stores I refuse to patronize, don't you? n/t ArkansasDemocrat1 Apr 13 #21
Well, that twisted acorn cactusfractal Apr 13 #4
He was probably inspired by... Wuddles440 Apr 13 #5
They played some of them on my local news last evening. I spent sinkingfeeling Apr 13 #6
Someone should have explained Habeas corpus in Junior High School. gordianot Apr 13 #7
"..venting frustrations how she oasis Apr 13 #8
Surprised? Not me. paleotn Apr 13 #9
He is totally aping tfg prodigitalson Apr 13 #11
Terrible headline. There's nothing "allegedly" about it prodigitalson Apr 13 #12
Zero mixed feelings here nankerphelge Apr 13 #13
Nice to see stupidity guaranteeing a longer time in prison. The longer this guy is off the streets, the better. Martin68 Apr 13 #14
Kick dalton99a Apr 13 #16
He's a stupid unpleasant person, so now I feel better about him being imprisoned for someone else's crimes Bucky Apr 13 #17
I wonder if he was trying to be like Trump. leftyladyfrommo Apr 13 #18
The parents and kid were tRump lovers BigmanPigman Apr 13 #22
What makes him think he has enough power to take her down? LiberalFighter Apr 13 #19
Have fun rotting in jail, asshole. Elessar Zappa Apr 13 #20
But, but, bit... Mz Pip Apr 13 #23
He seems nice. Novara Apr 13 #24

Trueblue Texan

(2,480 posts)
3. It's so hard to have gotten away with bullying and threatening your whole life...
Sat Apr 13, 2024, 07:27 AM
Apr 13

...and then have someone DARE to hold you accountable and worse, to actually succeed in convicting and imprisoning you. C'mon, guys. Have a little sympathy.

Mr. Mustard 2023

(144 posts)
10. Exactly....
Sat Apr 13, 2024, 09:29 AM
Apr 13

...I'm sure we've all know men like him, so CeRtAiN of himself. Then when challenged, or held accountable he melts down like a baby.

Martin68

(23,434 posts)
15. The thing is, all the men I know that are like him are MAGAts.
Sat Apr 13, 2024, 11:06 AM
Apr 13

You know, the ones that post signs of Trump's head on Rambo's body in store fronts.

Wuddles440

(1,184 posts)
5. He was probably inspired by...
Sat Apr 13, 2024, 08:08 AM
Apr 13

Traitor Don and expected the judicial system to be similarly intimidated by his threats.

sinkingfeeling

(51,689 posts)
6. They played some of them on my local news last evening. I spent
Sat Apr 13, 2024, 08:16 AM
Apr 13

some time trying to find a DU discussion where someone thought the parents were unfairly sentenced, but couldn't find it. I wanted to inform others about this guy.

Thanks for finding the story and posting.

The entire family is where it should be __ behind bars and removed from society.

gordianot

(15,301 posts)
7. Someone should have explained Habeas corpus in Junior High School.
Sat Apr 13, 2024, 08:23 AM
Apr 13

Eventually when they get control of that corpus that narcissism no longer matters and is just empty threats.

oasis

(49,986 posts)
8. "..venting frustrations how she
Sat Apr 13, 2024, 08:52 AM
Apr 13

handled his case." Crumbley's lawyer said.
Sorry fella, criminals don't get to pick their prosecuting attorneys.
Think about that next crime.


paleotn

(18,169 posts)
9. Surprised? Not me.
Sat Apr 13, 2024, 09:04 AM
Apr 13

That's how garbage like the Crumbley's roll. He's not sorry for what happened and his and his wife's role in it. He doesn't give a shit. Rot in jail ya bastard!

prodigitalson

(2,531 posts)
12. Terrible headline. There's nothing "allegedly" about it
Sat Apr 13, 2024, 09:47 AM
Apr 13

and this isn't even something he is charged with and entitled to a presumption of innocence

nankerphelge

(1,013 posts)
13. Zero mixed feelings here
Sat Apr 13, 2024, 10:32 AM
Apr 13

The facts from a case demonstrated that they were both culpable and should spend time in prison for what they did. I hope that other parents take note... And that other prosecutors bring charges when there is this type of culpability on the part of the parents.

Martin68

(23,434 posts)
14. Nice to see stupidity guaranteeing a longer time in prison. The longer this guy is off the streets, the better.
Sat Apr 13, 2024, 11:04 AM
Apr 13

Bucky

(54,262 posts)
17. He's a stupid unpleasant person, so now I feel better about him being imprisoned for someone else's crimes
Sat Apr 13, 2024, 11:30 AM
Apr 13

Seriously, I don't feel so bad for him anymore, but I'm still not sure how his tirade makes him any more deserving of going to jail. All he was doing here was issuing hollow threats over someone's job.

leftyladyfrommo

(18,908 posts)
18. I wonder if he was trying to be like Trump.
Sat Apr 13, 2024, 12:20 PM
Apr 13

Abusive and aggressive seem to be the Republican way. It worked for Trump for years.

BigmanPigman

(51,819 posts)
22. The parents and kid were tRump lovers
Sat Apr 13, 2024, 05:40 PM
Apr 13

and the mother even wrote him letters of support. Ethan also wrote that he hopes murdering the students would draw attention to the gun control issue and why we need to allow them.

The nut doesn't fall far from the tree.

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