The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

Eric Hainstock Case Goes Back To Juvenile Court: A judge has granted a request to have a hearing on whether or not Eric Hainstock should be tried as an adult. Hainstock shot and killed his principal John Klang of Weston Schools in Wisconsin. Prosecutors are appealing this decision. If Hainstock were to be tried as …

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Attorney General Calls MySpace Sex Offender Registry “False Security Blanket,” Renews Call For Age Verification: Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has issued the following press release in regards to MySpace donating a sex offender database to the NCMEC. “MySpace’s sex offender data base is a false security blanket that ignores and distracts from the real …

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Man Accused Of Trying To Lure Teen For Sex: Another guy from Massachusetts soliciting underage sex on craigslist. This time it’s married father of two Fred Newhall III of Uxbridge. He posted an ad looking for a teenage “house cleaner”. What he ended up getting was Auburn Police Detective James Lyman posing as a 15-year-old …

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Not-guilty pleas in grisly slaying: From the “You’ve gotta be fucking kidding me” Dept. comes the story that both Zarate brothers have pleaded not guilty in the murder and dismemberment of 16-year-old Jennifer Parks. So let me get this straight. They invited Jennifer to their house, beat her and stabbed her to death, dismembered her …

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Archives vanishing act: This is an editorial from Rocky Mountain News that gives some great reasons for making the depositions of the Columbine killers’ parents public… The Rocky, along with several families of the victims, have repeatedly called for the depositions to be made public. They offer the only sworn statements from the killers’ parents …

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Ted Stevens Returns, Wants to Ban Kids from MySpace: Just when it seemed that DOPA was dead here comes Senator Ted Stevens. Yes that Ted Stevens. The one with the tubes and the dump truck. Except his is called the Protecting Children in the 21st Century Act. As far as sites like MySpace go Senator …

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‘It’s real’: Testimony in Campbell shooting: Campbell County High Assistant Principal Jim Pierce testified today in a hearing to see if Kenny Bartley will be tried as an adult or a juvenile. Mr. Pierce gave his account of the shooting… Pierce, an assistant principal, testified today in Campbell County Juvenile Court that he summoned Bartley …

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Principal: No Evidence Slain Teen Knew Attacker: The principal of Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, John M. Ritchie, addressed a group of parents at the school auditorium Thursday night. He stated that there was no pre-existing relationship between accused killer John Odgren and his victim James Alenson. So all of those claiming bullying as Odgren’s motive …

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Jonesboro school killer enters plea to drug, gun charges: Mitchell Johnson, one of the Jonesboro gunmen, pleaded innocent yesterday to charges of drug possession and unlawful weapon possession. Both are misdemeanors. So let me get this straight. Pot and a loaded 9mm are found in his van but he pleads innocent. I get the feeling …

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