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Team Sergeant
06-02-2013, 23:47
Donald W. Crangle Special Forces Liar and Fraud

Sgt. Donald W. Crangle is a retired veteran of the US Army Special Forces, who served our country in the 1980s, specialist in combat weaponry; explosives expert; taught mountain climbing and repelling (recondo), self defense and wilderness survival.
http://northcountyccw.com/aboutus.htm

Sgt. Crangle??? You mean PFC Crangle you lying bottom feeding piece of crap. We have your military records fat boy. And they even have you listed as going AWOL. You spent a whole three years in the service, as a tanker. (Except for the AWOL time, I don't think thats counted as active duty.)
Nice newspaper article about you scamming hundreds of people out of their hard earned money.


http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/charges-against-st-louis-county-gun-instructor-put-concealed-carry/article_c8d2659b-9f6c-5b39-91f1-acfd48305f52.html

Charges against St. Louis County gun instructor put concealed-carry permits in doubt
April 13, 2013 10:30 am • By Christine Byers cbyers@post-dispatch.com 314-340-8087

CLAYTON • A St. Louis County police records clerk was stumped when a concealed-carry permit applicant presented a certificate showing he had received the required eight hours of firearms training that very day.
She looked at her watch. It was about 1:30 p.m. March 5. She asked exactly when he took the class. It started at 10 a.m., he said. She alerted supervisors.
An undercover sting that followed resulted in criminal charges against Donald Crangle, 52, a prolific trainer of Missouri’s armed citizens and the first to be accused of wrongdoing.
Police are now enlisting other jurisdictions to identify the scope of the problem and are trying to decide what to do with at least 1,770 people toting guns in public on Crangle’s say-so.
Two undercover officers signed up for Crangle’s next class, on March 22, at his north St. Louis County home. In just three hours, Crangle told the 11 students they had completed the course, even though they had not met any of state-mandated criteria, said Lt. Chris Stocker, whose detectives obtained the charges.
“It didn’t even come close,” Stocker said. “He cut corners and he cheated the people he was training. The question is, is this an anomaly?”
The state requires permit seekers to have fired at least 140 practice rounds divided among revolvers and semi-automatic pistols during the training. Stocker said one of the undercover officers fired just seven shots on a range at Crangle’s home before Crangle told him: “I can tell you know what you’re doing,” and stopped him.
The law also requires demonstration of firearm safety, yet the officers said they saw one student turn the muzzle of a loaded weapon toward her own face after it jammed.
They saw another trainee fire at one target but hit the next one over, because of an improperly mounted laser sight. “Crangle told him, ‘That’s OK, at least you hit the center mass,’” Stocker said. “I’m very concerned that the students coming out of there didn’t get the proper training.”
Prosecutors charged Crangle in St. Louis County Circuit Court on March 27 with seven counts of falsifying documents, all misdemeanors.
Now, county police are reaching out to sheriff’s departments in surrounding areas, including the city of St. Louis and St. Charles and Jefferson counties, which also trusted certificates from Crangle in issuing permits.
Crangle did not respond to phone calls seeking comment; no attorney is listed on his behalf in the court file.
TEACHING SHOOTERS
Missouri has allowed citizens to carry concealed weapons since 2003. The sheriff of each county issues the permits, or in St. Louis County’s case, the police department. About 163,000 people have them statewide.
St. Louis County police issue the most. In January and February, the department processed an average of about 700 a month, said Lt. Jeff Burk.
The law requires each applicant to pass a background check and complete a certified training course of at least eight hours. Instructors also must meet specific requirements. Most of the approximately 500 of them in St. Louis County hold credentials from the National Rifle Association, Burk said.
Instructors set their own fees. Crangle charged $80 each. Police said they notified the Internal Revenue Service after Crangle told the class that included the undercover officers that he preferred cash.
The NRA confirmed that Crangle had certification, but did not respond to whether it has been revoked, or answer other questions.
Crangle submitted that certification to the county in 2008. Before he was removed from the list last month, the county issued 1,770 permits to his students, Burk said.
Crangle also is certified in St. Charles County, but sheriff’s Lt. Craig McGuire said he did not know how long Crangle had been teaching students there or how many of the 14,000 permits there are held by Crangle’s graduates.
Mike Guzy, a spokesman for the St. Louis Sheriff’s Department, said Crangle was certified as a trainer in the city in August 2008 and revoked after the county charges. Guzy did not know how many city permits hinged on his training.
Jefferson County Sheriff Oliver “Glenn” Boyer said Crangle had issued not more than a half dozen certificates there.
Crangle’s website for North County CCW says he and a partner provide classes. That partner was not charged.

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http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/charges-against-st-louis-county-gun-instructor-put-concealed-carry/article_c8d2659b-9f6c-5b39-91f1-acfd48305f52.html

JJ_BPK
06-03-2013, 06:43
Our new shower boy has a FB page..



Donald Crangle,
AKA:
Donald Winston Crangle
Donald W Crangle SR
Donald W Crangle JR
Donald Crangle

Age: 52
Florissant, MO
Warrenton, MO
Elsberry, MO


Work and Education:
The U.S. Army, sargent special forces Charlotte, North Carolina 1980 to 1994

U.S. Army Special Forces Command (Airborne)
Selff Employed Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Hidelberg: May 1984 to Jun 1985 Electronics/Computers Robotics

Engineering Mannheim, Germany

Hazelwood Central High, Florissant, Missouri

Living:
Florissant, Missouri

https://www.facebook.com/donald.crangle

SF18C
06-03-2013, 07:36
Can't these posers at least use spell check?


Donald W. Crangle is a Poser, Liar and Fraud

CW3SF
06-03-2013, 09:15
Another lying scumbag poser outed.:rolleyes:

Team Sergeant
06-06-2013, 11:37
Donald W. Crangle Special Forces Liar and Fraud

I wonder if the few thousand people he scammed/lied to are going to sue him?:munchin

http://northcountyccw.com/aboutus.htm

Telephone number: 314-614-2525

Fax: 314-741-9220

Email: donaldcrangle@sbcglobal.net

Address:

PO Box 2736
Florissant, MO 63032-2736

SF_BHT
06-06-2013, 15:25
What a POS.

Habu-MFFI 175
06-06-2013, 20:02
Sue him hell, whip his ass, you have already paid for that option.

Good work guys, stack em up like cord wood. Seems like they just keep coming.

CW3SF
10-04-2013, 17:09
The reporter on this posted a follow up, after Crangle pled guilty in this case. She emailed me a link to the follow up. Although they didnt get the terminology right, I am grateful that they included his "posing" inthe story.

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/gun-instructor-claims-innocence-despite-pleading-guilty-to-fraud-in/article_60dd6494-1a23-5f9a-a6d3-7e4f5becd1d1.html

Team Sergeant
10-04-2013, 18:59
The reporter on this posted a follow up, after Crangle pled guilty in this case. She emailed me a link to the follow up. Although they didnt get the terminology right, I am grateful that they included his "posing" inthe story.

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/gun-instructor-claims-innocence-despite-pleading-guilty-to-fraud-in/article_60dd6494-1a23-5f9a-a6d3-7e4f5becd1d1.html

I sent her an email concerning Crangle, I've no idea where she got the idea we were "Delta Force" veterans.....

I sent her another today and told her we were Special Forces soldiers aka the Green Berets......

His website is still up and he's still stating he's a former Special Forces soldier.

The Reaper
10-04-2013, 20:56
If he is profiting from it, is it a Stolen Valor violation?

TR

Team Sergeant
10-24-2013, 23:54
Donald W. Crangle Special Forces Liar and Fraud

At least his website is finally down....

Donald W. Crangle Special Forces Liar and Fraud I hope someone sues you for fraud...... and when someone you taught accidently kills another I hope they hang you in a court of law you fraud.