OAKLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN: Amid rising speculations round whether or not Ethan Crumbley’s parents could be charged within the Oxford faculty mass capturing, it has been discovered that each James and Jennifer Crumbley have lengthy rap sheets with a string of felonies to their names. Whereas 15-year-old Ethan was charged with terrorism, first-degree homicide, assault, and gun possession, Michigan prosecutor Karen McDonald urged that his dad and mom may additionally be charged. She confirmed that Ethan could be tried as an grownup for the mass capturing on November 30 that killed 4 of his classmates and injured seven others, together with a instructor.
A number of surprising particulars about Ethan’s family have emerged within the media, prompting many to accuse his dad and mom of being accountable for the bloodbath. One of many main allegations is that Ethan’s father had purchased him the handgun he used within the faculty, whereas his mom boasted of taking him together with her to apply capturing. Web sleuths have now discovered an open letter from Ethan’s mother to former President Donald Trump, the place she thanked him for permitting her proper to bear arms.
Ethan’s dad and mom James and Jennifer Crumbley have urged their son to plead the fifth whereas being arraigned. Nevertheless, they themselves stay on the threat of dealing with costs, primarily on the bottom that they did not maintain their firearms away from their teen son’s attain.
In a extra startling discovery, the rap sheets of the Crumbley dad and mom have revealed a protracted record of previous offenses, which could enhance their possibilities of being charged over the capturing incident. The couple has had a number of run-ins with the police in Florida, in response to the court docket data.
Each James and Jennifer Crumbley, who’re 45 and 43 years outdated respectively, confronted DUI costs on February 12, 2005. The fees had been filed individually of their names on the Duval County Court docket. They confronted a $652.50 effective every and pleaded no contest.
Previous to that, James was busted by the Atlantic Seashore Police Division for driving and not using a license. He paid greater than $200 in penalty at the moment for additionally having an improper tag. James Crumbley additionally acquired embroiled in authorized bother over little one assist funds to his ex-wife, with whom he shares 18-year-old son Eli. Except for authorized offenses, the contractor was fired from his final firm for undisclosed causes.
In 2003, Jennifer Crumbley was accused of writing a nugatory verify for $150. The case was later dismissed for some motive. Nevertheless, she repeated the identical offense the next yr and was penalized with a effective of $240.
Presently, prosecutor Karen McDonald highlighted Ethan’s father giving him the Sig Sauger 9mm handgun and said, “We all know that proudly owning a gun means securing it correctly and locking it and holding the ammunition separate and never permitting entry to different people, significantly minors. We have now to carry people accountable who do not do this.”