The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

Police say mother used drug in front of child: 26-year-old Jennifer Alexander of Bradenton, Florida was arrested after a witness saw her smoking crack in front of Alexander’s own 2-year-old daughter. Alexander admitted to police that she was a cocaine addict like that’s supposed to make it better. I’ll never understand how people get hooked …

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Murder charges for baby’s parents: Breeders Linwood Jones Jr. and Shawntay D. Jones, both 25, of Suffolk, Va. were arrested Monday and charged with murder in the December death of their 11-month-old daughter Zanya Jones. On December 1st paramedics were called to the house to find Zanya laying on the floor. Her body was already …

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Grand Jury Indicts Suspect in Craigslist Shooting: Do you remember the bizarre case of Willie Donaldson from Virginia? He’s the ex-marine who was arrested for shooting and killing 32-year-old Matthew Hicks after responding to a craigslist erotic services ad placed by Hicks and his girlfriend. Donaldson claims the shooting was in self-defense when Hicks allegedly …

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Marysville woman allegedly slams toddler: Police in Marysville, California responded to a house where four people were allegedly fighting. While there police witnessed 19-year-old Jennifer Yvonne Lafayette slamming her 16-month-old daughter on to a table. The house had no heat, no food, garbage strewn everywhere and marijuana and knives within the reach of children. Lafayette …

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La Crosse Teen Pleads Guilty in MySpace Nude Pictures Case: In case you’ve forgotten Alex Phillips was the then 17-year-old from La Crosse, Wisconsin who posted nude pictures of his 16-year-old ex-girlfriend on MySpace. When police recommended to him that he take the pictures down he told police “F*** that, I am keeping them up.” …

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Pilot accused of online solicitation in Texas: 28-year-old pilot for Mesabe Airlines Steve Anderson was arrested in Houston, Texas for soliciting a 12-year-old boy for sex. Anderson was arrested at the teens home whom he met over MySpace. Authorities were notified when the boy’s teacher caught the boy texting Anderson while he was in class. …

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Suspect in Teen Beating Accepts Plea Deal: Mercades Nichols has accepted a plea deal in the video recorded beating of Victoria Lindsay. According to the terms of the plea Nichols faces up to three years probation, 100 hours of community service, she must write a letter of apology to Victoria, and she can not profit …

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Breaking News: Police officer in Kauhajoki shooting case to be charged with negligence: The Finnish police officer who allowed Matti Saari to have his gun back has been charged with negligence. If you’ll recall the officer interviewed Saari on suspicion of violence the day before Saari launched his attack on Kauhajoki School killing several. The …

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Anthony lawyer wants more info about ex-boyfriend: In the almost nine years that I’ve been writing about crime I’ve read about some stupid lawyers that have made some pretty ridiculous claims. However I think Casey Anthony’s attorney, Jose Baez, may just take the cake in that category. Baez has filed a motion seeking more information …

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Mom accused of prostituting daughter, 5: A 48-year-old Wichita, Kansas woman has been accused of prostituting her 5-year-old daughter. The man accused of raping her daughter is 51-year-old Reggie Stafford. While the woman is facing charges for whoring her 5-year-old daughter out prosecutors say that she also did the same thing to her two other …

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