The Trench Reynolds Report

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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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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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Suspect arrested in death of Broomfield girl: Back in October of last year 13-year-old, Kelsey Shannon of Broomfield, Colorado disappeared. She was reported as a missing endangered runaway. Last week her body was found in a drainage ditch and showed signs of being there for quite some time. 18-year-old Alex Pacheco (pictured) has been arrested …

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Conn. AG to MySpace: Turn over sex offender data: Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has subpoenaed MySpace, again, to get them to turn over information about sex offenders belonging to their sites. Yet another PR move from the AG’s office in my opinion. You know MySpace isn’t the only site where sex offenders reside. You …

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Tech suspect Zhu was attracted to female victim, friend says: According to the article Virginia Tech murder suspect Zhu Haiyang had romantic feelings for his victim, Yang Xin. If this was a case of spurned advances had Ms. Yang already rejected his advances? Or even worse did Zhu take the knife with him to the …

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MySpace tryst leads to charges for Catawba man: 31-year-old Robert Patrick Regan of Catawba, South Carolina was arrested for taking a 16-year-old girl that he met on MySpace to New York City. Regan was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The girl was supposed to have been staying with a friend while …

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