Author Archive: Trench Reynolds

15 year independent crime, news and opinion blogger.

20/20 to air interview with mother of Columbine killer

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This coming Friday ABC News will be airing their interview on 20/20 that Diane Sawyer did with Susan Klebold, the mother of Columbine coward Dylan Klebold. They’re calling the episode “Silence Broken: A Mother’s Reckoning”. That’s because the airing of the interview coincides with the release of Klebold’s book “A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy”. You’ll have to forgive me if I don’t believe any actual reckoning will take place. I’ve posted about all this before so please indulge me while I copy and paste some of Sue’s greatest hits.

From my initial post on when the book was first announced

In the past during rare times that she has spoken to the media she has made excuses for her, her husband Tom and their hellspawn. In 2004 she told the New York Times that “I haven’t done anything for which I need forgiveness.” In 2009 in an essay she wrote for O Magazine she basically admitted how clueless she was when it came to her son and again she admitted as such in a 2012 book about children who commit crimes. So you’ll have to forgive me if I think the book is going to be anything but more of the same.

But I hear you say “She’s not being paid for the book.” Of course she isn’t, not directly anyway. The only reason the proceeds are going to charity is because the families of the real victims of her son would raise holy hell if she took even a penny. That doesn’t mean there aren’t other ways to get compensated especially if the book takes off.

Then from my post about when the 20/20 interview was first announced

Too many news shows these days try to portray criminals as victims or falsely accused and a number of gullible viewers believe whatever is spouted from the mouths of talking heads which in turn is helping to lead to a society where no one is held responsible for their actions. As having said before that she has nothing to apologize for, Sue Klebold will be their champion.

And I wrote that months before people were starting to be deceived by Making a Murderer.

Susan Klebold is not brave, she doesn’t deserve sympathy and she’s certainly no victim. For the past 17 years she’s been nothing but the poster child for not taking personal responsibility whether it be for her or her cowardly demon spawn.

RSO accused of running child porn ring on Kik

Robert J. Holloran

Robert J. Holloran

With the recent news of mobile messaging app Kik being connected to the murder of Nicole Lovell a copious amount of Kik creepers have emerged from the woodwork. Some of whom look like they literally came from the woodwork.

For example, take 39-year-old Robert J. Holloran of St. Louis. He is accused of running a child porn group on Kik called “youngtorture”. Let that settle in for a minute. Holloran was not only charged with allegedly downloading thousands of child porn images but since he’s a registered sex offender he was also charged with failing to register his social media accounts.

Sadly Holloran is probably far from the last sex offender or pedophile to be found operating within the confines of Kik.

Pervert priest in training pursued purchase of baby on craigslist

Joel Wright

Joel Wright

23-year-old Joel Wright of Columbus, Ohio, isn’t doing the Catholic Church any favors when it comes to shedding their pedophile priest image. The seminary student was arrested in San Diego for allegedly trying to buy and adopt an infant girl in Mexico. Wright allegedly placed an ad on craigslist looking for a child to adopt in Tijuana. Wright’s intentions were reportedly anything but altruistic.

Investigators said after the tipster began responding to the newest Craigslist ad, the conversation eventually revealed Wright’s “desire to engage in illicit sexual conduct with female infants.” In one email, Wright reportedly said, “I have not gone all the way before but I have made it very close in the past so I do have experance.” (sic)

Sadly this is not that uncommon of an occurrence on craigslist. Criminals like this are constantly posting ads either looking for children to have sex with or in some cases the parents are turning out their kids on craigslist to monsters like this. Craigslist still refuses to do anything to clean up their own yard preferring this child trade to continue unabated. For every creep that’s arrested for crimes like this how many more are getting away with it?

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Trench’s proposed rules for choosing the antichrist

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Facebook seems to be a never-ending source of both amusement and frustration for me. I used to block people who would post something completely ludicrous. Now I use it to see what bullcrap is being posted and being passed off as fact.

Today one of my Facebook friends posted a link to an article from an end times conspiracy website. The article was about Pope Francis and how something he said in a sermon was some kind of secret code for all Catholics to eat babies or something. The actual subject of the article is immaterial because what I want to focus on is that at the end of the article it basically states “We’re calling it right now. Pope Francis is the antichrist.” The same Pope Francis who has eschewed the financial trappings that many of his predecessors embraced. The same Pope Francis who has preached nothing but peace and love among all religions since being elected to his position. The same man who drives around in a used 1984 Renault. It’s kind of hard to take a website like that seriously when they claim that the Super Bowl was filled with hidden Illuminati propaganda. More than likely Pope Francis is not the first person they’ve claimed to be the antichrist. I’m sure if I dug deep enough they probably also accused President Obama, Peyton Manning and Justin Bieber of being the antichrist although they nay be right on that last one.

So I am officially imposing a rule on antichrist accusations right now. From now on you only get one so make it count. If you say that Pope Francis is the antichrist and it turns out that you’re wrong, you’re done. No more antichrist guessing for you.

Also here’s a fun game to play if you know someone like that. If they say that so and so is the antichrist bet them $1000 that they’re wrong. Tell them that if they’re so sure that they know who the antichrist is then they’ll have no problem putting their money where their mouth is.

Lastly as an aside before you go bashing all religions in the comments I am a religious man but what I’m not is a fundamentalist asshat who hides behind their faith in order to spread hate and ignorance.

When a podcast pursues prostitution

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I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts recently when the subject turned to prostitution. Now this wasn’t some hard-hitting news podcast but more of a humor/entertainment podcast. The podcast participants started commenting about how prostitution should be legal and how they don’t see it as a problem. I had to turn the podcast off at that point. I wasn’t offended but I just knew I would get frustrated listening to what essentially came down to the much cited myth of ‘consenting adults’. I just don’t see how legalizing prostitution would magically eliminate all the problems that go along with it. How would that eliminate human trafficking, child prostitution, rape, organized crime, drug addiction, violence against the prostitutes committed by both johns and pimps, and the like?

As is usually the case when this subject comes up a lot of people will point to places like Amsterdam and Nevada as examples of how legalized prostitution is flourishing. Sadly the reality here is even in legal zones like those mentioned all the aforementioned problems still take place.

Do I think the podcasters were trying to push some pro-sexual slavery agenda? No, of course not. Like too many people they are just uneducated on what prostitution really entails beyond the ‘consenting adults’ mantra.

Florida teacher suspended over explicit Snapchats

Dionne Younce

Dionne Younce

I’m going to level with you. Half of the reason I’m doing this story is because of the traffic it will generate to the site, however let me make it perfectly clear that so far no criminal charges have been filed.

28-year-old Dionne Younce is a high school phys ed teacher at a St. John’s County high school in Florida. She was recently suspended with pay for allegedly sending nude or suggestive Snapchats to some of the male students at her school. As of the time I’m writing this the ages of the students have not been made public but local police are conducting an investigation. Younce is not believed to have had any kind of sexual physical contact with the students in question.

The other reasons I’ve posted this story is because here we have another case of a teacher using Snapchat inappropriately with their students and the fact that since she’s young and reasonably attractive will she even be charged let alone see any kind of legal admonishment for her actions. I’m no woman hating neckbeard but this story has the potential to once again high light the double standard society has for female sexual predators. If this had been a male teacher he probably would have been arrested with extreme prejudice but since the alleged perpetrator is an attractive woman we have too many guys who think “I wish she could have been my teacher bro.” not unlike the case of Debra Lafave. Lafave was a young attractive Florida teacher who only got three years of house arrest for ‘having sex’ with a 14-year-old male student. If the gender roles had been reversed and a male teacher sent nude Snapchats to female students you’d be able to see all the pitchforks and torches looming over the horizon.

This one will be interesting to say the least.

Alabama Kik kreeper tried to check girl out of school

Carlton Carvel Bates

Carlton Carvel Bates

First I want to give props to AL.com for using the word rape in their headline regarding the following incident. Underage children can not legally consent to sex so it is a form of rape.

Anyway, 35-year-old Carlton Carvel Bates or Birmingham, Alabama, is accused of allegedly ‘having sex (i.e. child rape) with a 14-year-old girl that he met, where else, on the mobile messaging app Kik. Prior to his arrest Bates had already ‘had sex’ with the Blount County girl on at least one occasion. On this trip however Bates went to the girl’s high school in an attempt to check her put of class. Luckily the school staff didn’t fall for it.

Think about that for just a moment. This man allegedly went to the girl’s school an hour away from his home, walked into the school and spoke with school staff possibly posing as a relative in an attempt to check her out of class for the sole purpose of ‘having sex’ with a 14-year-old girl. That’s a new parents’ nightmare for you.

Luckily it was his hubris that caused his downfall. The school contacted police who posed as the girl on Kik and maybe no so ironically arrested him outside of an establishment called Mugshots.

Not to belabor the point but if you’re not keeping an eye on your kids’ online activities the many sex offenders and pedophiles using the Kik app will.

Colorado Kik kreeper caught in Connecticut

Nathaniel Smith

Nathaniel Smith

29-year-old Nathaniel Smith of Aurora, Colorado, was arrested in New London, Connecticut, after traveling there to allegedly have sex (i.e. child rape) with a 13-year-old girl he met on the mobile messaging app Kik. Smith reportedly took a bus from Colorado to Connecticut in order to take the girl back to Colorado with him. They missed their scheduled departure and Smith booked a hotel room where he ‘had sex’ with the girl.

Talk about a twisted determination. This assclown traveled for days by bus, which seems to be the preferred method of transportation for interstate child molesters, in order to basically kidnap a 13-year-old girl. God only knows what could have happened to this girl if they had made it back to his place.

Anyone who has information concerning this incident is encouraged to contact the New London Police Department’s Detective Division at 860-447-1481 or anonymous information can be submitted via the New London Tips 411 system.

By now I shouldn’t have to tell you that Kik is crawling with any number of sex offenders and pedophiles. While Kik does often cooperate with police they’re really not looking out for anyone’s kid. In our always connected world a vigilant parent is the best and in most cases the only line of defense between their kids and online predators.

Florida man charged with sexually assaulting girl he met on Omegle

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36-year-old Scott Prince of Naples, Florida, is accused of allegedly sexually assaulting an underage girl. He is said to have met the girl on the random web chat site Omegle. Here is a list of his alleged offenses courtesy of WINKNews.com…

The pair met on three different occasions between December 2015 and Jan. 23:

A Bob Evans restaurant off Northbrooke Plaza Drive in December. They had sex in a nearby parking lot, the report said.

At Prince’s home in January. She was asked to perform sexual acts, the report said.

On Saturday, she was forced to perform sexual acts in his den, then was sexually assaulted in his bedroom, the report said.

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office say that there may be more victims.

Here’s the thing about Omegle. Some reports call it an app but it’s not. Omegle is just a website, It can be used on any device that has a camera and an internet connection. It works amazingly well not only on PCs but on mobile devices as well. The only thing you need to use Omegle is a web browser. So if you’re looking for an Omegle app you won’t find one. If you’re looking for it on any of your kids’ devices you’ll have to check the browser history.

The other think about Omegle is that I don’t think enough law enforcement agencies are aware of the site. ‘Omegle arrests’ and ‘can I be arrested from Omegle?’ are the top search terms people use to find my website yet there aren’t enough arrests in proportion to the number of searches I receive. Kik makes many more headlines with arrests being involved yet hardly anyone searches for that. It leads me to believe that Omegle is possibly just as rife as Kik is with predators. The problem may be that Omegle doesn’t require any kind of user account as its purpose is to connect you with someone random regardless of age. That kind of anonymity combined with the number of kids that are on it and the lack of law enforcement involvement is a dangerous mix.

Dance teacher sent Snapchats to students letting them know it was ‘shower time’

Angel Pagan

Angel Pagan

Another case of a teacher using Snapchat to prey on students. This time it’s a 31-year-old dance teacher from a Chicago prep school. Angel Pagan is said to have allegedly taken pictures of his junk and sent it to some of his male students over Snapchat. That doesn’t even begin to cover how creepy this guy allegedly is.

From DNAinfo…

According to prosecutors, Pagan taught the first victim, a 16-year-old boy, in one of his dance classes. In early December 2015, Pagan allegedly walked in on the boy as he showered, fully nude, in a school locker room, and began to make comments about the teen’s genitalia.

Pagan also groped the boy several times, claiming he was performing a “cup check,” prosecutors said. In late December and early January, the boy received Snapchat photos of Pagan’s penis. The teen took a screenshot of one of the images and turned it over to police, according to prosecutors.

From ABC7…

Prosecutors also say Pagan fondled two students, exposing himself to one of them in the school’s locker room after showering. He also allegedly sent pictures of his genitals to the students with captions that said “fresh and clean” and “shower time.”

From the Chicago Tribune…

Later, when Pagan got out of the shower himself, he called the boy’s name, and the boy saw he was naked and aroused, prosecutors said.

And the Sun-Times…

When Angel Pagan sent pictures of his uncircumcised penis to a member of the dance team on the social media app, he added the hashtag “teamskin,” Cook County prosecutors said Thursday.

Again what is it with teachers using Snapchat to get in trouble with students. Just because someone is a teacher doesn’t mean they’re smart enough to know that pictures from Snapchat don’t always disappear.