October 8th, 2010
06:13 PM ET

Woman in missing girl's case gets 25 years on drug charges

Misty Croslin was also ordered to pay a $500,000 fine.

Misty Croslin, the last person known to see a 5-year-old Florida girl before she was reported missing in February 2009, was sentenced Friday to 25 years in prison on unrelated drug charges.

Croslin and her former husband, Ronald Cummings, were both arrested in January along with three others after selling about $3,900 worth of drugs to undercover officers, authorities said.

Cummings was sentenced in September to 15 years in prison and was fined $250,000 for selling prescription drugs.

Cummings is the father of Haleigh Cummings, who vanished after she was tucked into bed about 8 p.m. February 8, 2009, Croslin told police.

The Croslin and Ronald Cummings divorced after Haleigh's disappearance.

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  1. vanity

    I pray that the little girl is found

    October 9, 2010 at 3:59 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Rhonda

    You can commit murder and only get 10-15 years. 25 years for selling rx is excessive. Murder is worse. However, she does as the others involved need to be put away for life for whatever happened to Haleigh. You know they all had a hand in it. How stupid to do criminal activity knowing the authorities are going to be watching your every move because of suspisions about this missing girl.

    October 9, 2010 at 6:44 pm | Report abuse |
  3. ronni

    Well who is doing time over the little girl. Sick sick sick.wow the justice system is so devilish and evil. What about the child. Our country cares less about our children. Just ruining the american dream with the judicial system.???????????????????

    October 9, 2010 at 7:29 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Arar

    I just noticed this: half a million dollars in fines. Its called raping the poor for every dime they have today and every dime they will ever possess in the future. What a cruel country America is. CRUEL.

    October 10, 2010 at 7:31 am | Report abuse |
  5. talking trash

    Donna is right. Anyhowm them 2 killed that baby. A child just doesnt disappear. Too high on drugs. Cant remember. Whatever. Guilty. 25 years. Waow. Now u better talk cause u aint got nothing else to do. Where u all buried that baby at. Only 10 years older than haleigh. Ronald is a pedophile. Gross. Being older than this girl who could be haleigh sister. Naw. U all are guilty of jealous crime. Now u can think

    October 10, 2010 at 10:04 am | Report abuse |
  6. alex

    and lohan is free as a bird....only in america

    October 10, 2010 at 1:03 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Dawn

    y did she get more time?

    November 19, 2010 at 6:09 pm | Report abuse |
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