The Trench Reynolds Report

Without truth there is no justice

MySpace Link Yields Arrest: From the state that brought you such ‘luminaries’ as Scott Shefelbine and David Leonard comes the story of one Christopher Griswold. He’s a 21-year-old male from the Constitution State who caught by a 12-year-old girl’s mother trying to lure the 12-year-old for sex over MySpace. Region 10 School Superintendent Alan Beitman …

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Suspect in girl’s death denied bail reduction: A bail reduction request for Heather Trujillo has been denied. She’s currently being held on $100K bond in the death of her sister Zoe Garcia. Trujillo and her 17-year-old boyfriend Lamar Roberts killed Garcia by allegedly imitating moves from a Mortal Kombat game. 16-year-old Trujillo has been charged …

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Middle School Teacher Charged with Soliciting Sex on Craigslist: The Bob Backlund looking dude over there is Thomas Eric Allen Jr. He’s a teacher at Canton Middle School in North Carolina. He’s been arrested for soliciting sex on craigslist from a 15-year-old boy. It seems that Allen placed a rather descriptive ad looking to ‘play …

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Federal court jury convicts Jonesboro school shooter: Mitchell Johnson was convicted today on federal weapons charges. The best part is that the prosecution didn’t even bring up Jonesboro to do it. Government lawyers did not bring up Johnson’s violent past. The only clue during the two-day trial came during jury selection, when potential panelists were …

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Weapons trial begins for Jonesboro school shooter Johnson: The federal weapons trial for Jonesboro shooter Mitchell Johnson started earlier today. In opening statements, the prosecution stated that Johnson is a heavy marijuana user and had a nickel-plated 9mm in his possession at the time of the traffic stop on New Year’s Day 2007. The defense …

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New Trial to Begin for School Shooter: It seems that Jonesboro shooter Mitchell Johnson was on his way to California to make a new life for himself. Too bad he got caught traveling with another convicted murderer, and marijuana, and a gun. “Honest to God, I’m just trying to get to Cali, man,” Johnson told …

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Dana Trujillo, mother of murder victim Zoe Garcia arrested: Dana Trujillo, the mother of both Zoe Garcia and Heather Trujillo, was arrested this past Thursday on child abuse charges. Zoe Garcia was the 7-year-old killed by her sister and her sister’s boyfriend, Lamar Roberts when they supposedly practiced ‘Mortal Kombat’ moves on Zoe. Heather Trujillo …

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Huckabee’s book deal after Jonesboro tragedy still rankles: It seems that Mr. Huckabee cashed in on the Jonesboro tragedy while he was governor of Arkansas. Indeed, within days a publisher agreed to pay $25,000 to an Arkansas writer to produce a book on youth violence. Victims’ families were outraged. They called the payment blood money …

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