Amber Alert :Haleigh Cummings Case


Mom says Ron Cummings beat kids: Reports to DCF

Dad retains Law Firm to field Media Requests and Other, Misty SOL

The search for Haleigh Cummings, 5, has turned to a showdown
between her parents. Inside sources from Putnam County have confirmed that
Ronald Cummings has retained two attorneys to deflect the recent child
abuse allegations lodged by Haleigh’s mother Crystal Sheffield.

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Posted March 19, 2009 by
Haleigh Cummings, Main | 23 comments

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    23 Responses to “Amber Alert :Haleigh Cummings Case”

    1. Greg on March 19th, 2009 10:18 pm

      Why does Ron Cummings still have custody of the boy?
      Ron & Misty have already proven they are unfit parents. These numb nuts get married after the daughter disappears under Ron & Misty’s care.
      Did the police do a drug test on cheech and chung?
      The keystone Florida police have no clue on what happened! Geraldo said,”Ron Cummings was stoned when he interviewed him.” Believe me Geraldo is a expert on Stoned. :-)

      I remember a Dragnet episode were the pot heads left the baby in the bathtub. Probably happened in this case!

    2. ANewGirl on March 20th, 2009 6:15 am

      Add on just one more embarrassment for America as another dysfunctional families’ dirty laundry is aired out in the process of finding an innocent child. These people are NOT a good reflection of what the pulse of America is…..hardly!

      And, the biological Mother is also just taking advantage of the tragedy in the media. DFS/DSS doesn’t just take your children away or a Judge grant custody to the opposite parent for absolutely no reason at all—she also had a past history with drug problems….so they ended up with the “most fit” or able parent at the time? These poor children have not had much of a chance since the beginning.

      Hope Haliegh is found, but it doesn’t look promising. Some of those family members have not been ruled out yet as being suspected in their involvment with her disappearance, either….somethings just don’t jive in the on-going investigation.


    3. Susan on March 20th, 2009 8:38 am

      By the time the truth finally comes out as to what happened to Haleigh, Ron “thug wanna be” Cummings will need more than two attorneys! Ron and Misty are both involved in Haleigh’s disappearance and the authorities damn well know it.

      As I said in the beginning, I feel more sympathy for Crystal Sheffield than anyone else. When Nancy “Dis”grace interviewed her and her attorney a few nights ago, Ron and Crystal’s past relationship fell into to place, and things started to make sense. He had complete control over her and she was afraid of him due to his repeated physical/mental abuse.

      I couldn’t watch Nancy “Dis”grace last night because of the way she mistreated Crystal and her attorney a couple of nights ago. I can not stand Nancy’s “pitbull mentality”!!

    4. BUN on March 20th, 2009 11:17 am

      Susan..I’m with you…how in the world does she get those attorneys to come on and make comments for her to instantly jump all over them? Any idea? Maybe they are paid a lot; but I don’t think I could be paid enough to put up with some of her remarks..

    5. Susan on March 20th, 2009 12:32 pm

      BUN, I don’t understand it either. If I were one of Nancy “Dis”grace’s so called panel members, I’d have to get up out of my chair to smack the holy crap out of her for her personal attacks against me. Nancy is such a rude, self righteous, ignorant b*tch!

    6. Me Me on March 20th, 2009 8:20 pm

      I’m with you about Nancy Grace and for the VERY same reason but notice how see handles Ron with kid gloves? I feel sorry for NG children can you picture how snappy she will be with them?

    7. Susan on March 20th, 2009 10:30 pm

      Yes, Me Me, I agree with you…Nancy “Dis”grace has taken Ron “thug wanna be” Cummings side, while she treats Crystal like sh*t.

      I would not want to be a child of hers for obvious reasons…

    8. chitown lady on March 21st, 2009 9:24 am

      ((edit))I hope they find this sweet child. I am not buying what this Misty says, not for one minute. It will come out that she was not at home, but out screwing around with some other guy…Watch and see….She is the KEY to this whole thing……..

    9. Tmaximus on March 21st, 2009 12:31 pm

      If one is really listening:

      it is the attorney for Crystal who stated . . “people in the community made formal statements regarding child abuses they witnessed perpetrated by the father upon the children”

      The neighbors reported him: punching the kids, poking with sticks, belt whippings,
      hitting, etc.

      There is the son to consider, one child already missing, both children reported as victims of domestic violence by the father’s neighbors

      ….even if the birth mother was deceased, it would be outrageous to keep the little boy at risk just because the “timing” is inconvenient.

    10. Audrey Papke on March 25th, 2009 2:04 am

      I had dreams, recurring . . . the middle name and a recent mention of the name . . . I generally do this . . . Bad bad vibes about the dad and Misty’s stories. Why is Ron answering questions that were asked Misty? If he wasn’t even home at the time??? Like he scripted a story before the police arrived. He knew it was a “cinder block,” and so many other freudian slips. Hopefully Nancy is playing good cop bad cop, though I’m not sure, and Mark Klass remarks calling some families low class . . . I don’t get it, Nancy acting like a defense attorney for Ron – belittling the real mother, Crystal, who lost her kids – literally defaming her. The court granted custody to Ron three times, and Nancy’s usual opinion of courts: judge, you are in contempt – not this time.

      Enough about Nancy.


      Who is this mystery person Greg? And we do not know the child was alive when Ron left for work. Who ties knots like the one tied about the door? Two frightening scenarios: I wondered a few times if Ron’s mother isn’t crying a funny cry, and I’m sure she misses Haliegh like nobody’s business, but I wonder if she doesn’t know or suspect something, as the grandmother stated she stopped by that night, and how convenient relative to the timing of the disappearance, and I just can’t picture the grandmother stopping by at night. Can’t say why.

      I really hope this case has a good end. One can only pray. The second I saw the little girl I saw Junoir, my Junoir from childhood.

      Good thing for COBRA. This case will get solved. Did Ron know something? Why’d you let someone take my little girl bitch? Like for what? A dairy queen? For dope?

    11. Audrey Papke on March 25th, 2009 2:11 am

      I have to write one more thing: I know women who have been battered into oblivion. And to witness a program trashing her so badly . . . Crystal is being treated like her little daughter was with her when she disappeared. I did appreciate – extremley – Geraldo pointing out to Ron that he is stoned, just after little Haliegh went missing, and that Ron has been a drug snitch, which is a danger to an immediate family.

    12. Rrainne on March 25th, 2009 5:50 pm

      It seems everyone agrees that drugs probably played some role in this child’s dissappearance, and i’m inclined to agree.
      I’m bothered by NG’s treatment of the mother Crystal too. If anyone looks guilty here, it’s Ron and Misty,…not Crystal.
      I might suggest writing to CNN about NG if you’re really that disgusted, because I happen to know they DO read thier mail. ;)
      She does need to draw the line sometimes…
      This is serious and I want to know where Haleigh is!! Omgg….enough already! This is too long. With all the BS they should know something by now. I’m afraid to hope for the best, like I did with Caylee. Lets hope and pray for a better outcome, and SOON. You’re all right…Ron and Misty are full of sh*t. So where is that child???

    13. me on March 27th, 2009 7:12 am

      Oh my God, are you serious? We’re gonna blame pot now? NEWSFLASH: most parents would need a valium or xanax if their kid were missing and those drugs are significantly more dangerous than pot. Give me a freakin’ break. Shut up about the pot. Pot doesn’t amount to a pee drop in a p*ss pond in this case. Now, if Dad’s dealing coke or crack or you’ve got some meth involvement, then you’re turning over a different coin but if all you’re talking about is pot? Good Lord. Give me a break.

    14. The Viking on March 29th, 2009 12:53 pm

      Okay, so the blogger named ‘me’ has established itself as a pot head and addiction to prescription drugs – we get it. For those of us who don’t do drugs, you come off like a real idiot. Most parents who do not use drugs don’t think about grabbing a Xanax or smoking dope when something goes wrong. Man, are you in a bad place or what? – if you think most people rely on drugs to cope with life then you are really blind and dysfunctional in your own little world. Get some help.

    15. JD on April 6th, 2009 1:49 am

      “Me”, get a clue… The man was arrested before on possession of mariuana AND cocaine…trafficking not personal possession! Check into it. In order to keep his sorry ass out of jail, he became a police informant. I watched the interview with Geraldo, he was under the influence, but it didn’t look like he was stoned, it looked like he was wired for sound. As for Nancy Grace, I quit watching. She jumped on the Ron & Misty bandwagon pretty much from the beginning. Her focus should be on that little girl NOT trashing her mother! She wasn’t with her when she went missing! Whatever happened in my opinion, even though he didn’t actually do this to his daughter himself, it was HIS fault! HE’S the person that brought these kind of people into those children’s lives!!

    16. b jo on April 8th, 2009 9:24 pm

      jd; i totally agree with you. he brought the drug dealers and drug takers into his childrens lives. he left those 2 kids with a teenager that had been on a 3 day bender. misty probably had crashed and didnt know she or those kids was even in this world. most people caught with drugs, do the time rather than turning into informant. its dangerous for the informant and there family. rons mother being a dispatcher for county, probably had this set up for him with the law enforcement & judge to keep him out of jail. now at his childs expense. i have thought of every scenario possible. just when you think you got those folks figured out. your mind has a mind of its own. it would take a philadelphia lawyer to understand this crowd. ron get your prioritys in order and tell what happened, so haleigh can come home or at least have a descent memorial. god bless you haleigh wherever you are. i pray you are safe………………………………..

    17. Observer on April 14th, 2009 8:57 am

      Am wondering why this case is not on Nancy Grace anymore. I see two posible scenarios. The father has a violent temper, and in a rage he could have struck Haleigh and unintionally killed her. Was she in school that same day? If he unintentionally killed her, then the body would have to be disposed of somehow. Why did Misty, after they got married, say that Misty would have wanted it. Using the past tense, implies that Misty knew that the child was already dead, or she would have said that Haleigh would want it. If there was an intruder at night, how did he know where Haleigh slept in the dark room? The boy said he saw the man in black, which would indicate that somewhere the light was turned on. How come Misty didn’t wake up, while the boy did? Then there is the way the door was held open by a piece of clothing, and also the screen door. It had to be someone who was inside the house, because according to the father, no one could have gotten through the back door from the outside, and Misty was INSIDE with the children. Ron and Misty are definitely covering something up. As far as NG goes, she is full of herself. “Good night, friends”!!!!!!

    18. Pain of my own on April 14th, 2009 11:01 pm

      I am hoping for the best here, but its not looking good in my eyes. That girl, Misty…..just seems to be hiding something. When answers finally come out I bet anything she is “KEY” to this whole thing. And those 2 getting married while that lil’ girl is missing, just says something isn’t right in their heads.
      I hope Haleigh is found alive and well, but I fear something horrible has happened here. I hope the father isn’t involved in this , but even if it’s not I’m very upset for him leaving his 2 children with a 17 yr old girl with obvious problems. Children are too precious. Sure anything can happen but you can tell that girl isn’t right……..too risky to leave your children with.

    19. sinjon on April 18th, 2009 11:37 pm

      Did it ever occur to anybody including the police or investigative team that the reason why Misty & Ron had gotten married, is so as husband and wife they cannot testify against one another…Not that Haliegh would have wanted it that way!!… It is so obvious this was a planned story & event and both Misty & Ron were in on it…It is also obvious from TV interviews that the father & girlfriend are substance abusers..which was verified by Geraldo while interviewing the father… Their demeanor are consistent with low lives…And, the little boy should be taken out of their custody for his own safety……And, their phone records should be gone over by the detectives working this case…
      As,far as Nancy Grace is concerned, she is a nothing more than a big joke, with a very annoying voice.. an over paid sensationalist who has to justify her salary somehow …She condemns everyone who should not be trashed until proven guilty by a jury of their piers.. but low lives such as Misty & Ron, she supports openly & sympathetically,from only bits and pieces from reporters..and could care less about showing any respect & concerned for Haliegh the missing child the VICTIM,..all in a days work to earn her sensationalist paycheck…There is a difference in professionally reporting the facts objectively and sensationalizing them to sell TV time …She needs to stay at home with her twins because she serves no purpose flapping those jaws of hers every night…All she does is bad mouth people which she has not investigated herself…Has never done anything for children being abducted either…spewing spit every nite is not the same as accomplishing legislative laws to protect abducted children or generating funds for special task forces to aid in situations of abducted children …perhaps surveillance cameras in parks/ playgrounds etc and MH parks…Nancy Grace is a disgrace to all those who have dedicated their time to prevent children from being abducted, such as the “Amber Alert” or Broadcasting the “Wanted Show”.. no all she does is screams and raises her voice on TV like she is someone special, she wants everyone to think she was some big time prosecutor… Well maybe Nancy has never heard of the saying “Actions speak louder than words” …She should make that her motto…

      “Get a Clue”

    20. len on April 27th, 2009 7:58 pm

      in the mist of a custody battle and a clear motive, the inconsistencies with Crystal Sheffield’s stories are becoming more apparent.

      That could be why Ronald Cummings said that: “This is some of the garbage that Crystal, the mother, has made up.”

    21. Unknown on May 3rd, 2009 3:41 pm

      Ron has custody because he passed the DCF drug screens and Crystal failed two. DCF could I think still take Junior. We just have to wait and see.

    22. Mom of 3 on May 28th, 2009 3:31 pm

      Reading this story about poor little Haleigh it makes me want to cry so much. I am a mother of 3 and if someone was to take my children I know that I would not be smoking pot but I would be out every night until my little one was found. I would not care how long and how far I would have to search I would not trust no one not even my own husband. I think that Ron & Misty are responsible for this little girls dissappearance and I truely believe that God will let the truth come out and they will rot in jail for the rest of their lives. They don’t even deserve that much.

    23. Jessica on August 11th, 2011 9:38 pm

      what happens with haileys case now that they are possibly facing alot of JAIL time… does the case end until they get out???/

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