The Trench Reynolds Report

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Officials: Craigslist doesn’t protect kids: I’m torn on how I feel about Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox. On the one hand, he was one of only 10 AGs who didn’t sign the agreement with craigslist about their new safeguards to prevent illegal activity in the erotic services section. He’s also a heavy critic of craigslist …

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Asperger’s defense raised in Craiglist trial: If you followed this site for a while you may remember the story of Katherine Ann Olson. She was the 24-year-old woman from Minnesota who answered a craigslist ad for a nanny only to be shot and killed by 20-year-old Michael Anderson. Previously Anderson’s attorney tried using a mental …

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Ky shooter, Carneal, asks judge to overturn sentence: Michael Carneal is at it again. After having his plea to have his life sentence overturned by the Kentucky Supreme Court the Heath High school shooter is now appealing to a federal judge to have it overturned. Carneal was the 14-year-old gunman in the 1997 school shooting …

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Santa Cruz man lied about age to seduce underage girl on Myspace, detective says: 29-year-old Edgar Atilano Silva of Santa Cruz, California was arrested last week for allegedly forcing a teen girl that he met over MySpace to have sex with him. Silva allegedly lied about his age to gain the girl’s trust before forcing …

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Gonzalez lawyer files motion regarding neighbor: The lawyer for Ernesto Gonzalez has filed a motion about Gonzalez’s neighbor who has assisted police in their investigation. As you should know by now Ernesto Gonzalez is being held in the disappearance of his 5-year-old son Giovanni Gonzalez. He was the last person seen with Giovanni and he …

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Man guilty of Internet luring: 38-year-old Gary Collins of St. Marys, Ontario almost fits the stereotype of a child molester. In March of 2007, Collins showed up with two Toblerone candy bars for 13-year-old Shelley Wyatt of London, Ontario. Collins had met Wyatt over Netlog, a social site favored heavily mostly by Europeans. Except Shelley …

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Brooke’s stepdad seeks deal in porn case: The former stepfather of murder victim Brooke Bennett is trying to get a plea deal on child porn charges filed against him in Texas and Alabama. If you’ll recall Gagnon traveled from Texas to Vermont when 12-year-old Brooke was reported missing. While in Vermont he instructed his landlord …

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Nationwide prostitution ring busted locally: That gentleman at right is one Yul Na of Leesburg, Virginia. He stands accused of running a prostitution ring of around 400 women across the country. He operated under the name of CSH Entertainment. He advertised his ‘business’ on craigslist, Backpage and Adult Friend Finder. He’s looking at 10 years …

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Delray Beach man, 23, charged with sexually assaulting Jupiter girl, 13: 23-year-old Jarrod Oliver White of Delray Beach, Florida has been arrested in the sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl he met over MyYearbook. Based on just my anecdotal evidence it seems that MyYearbook is starting to become the new predator playground. But I digress… …

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Facebook has removed 5,500 sex offenders since May: Facebook removed over 5,500 convicted sex offenders from their site between last May and this January. That’s roughly an average of 600 per month. In two years MySpace removed 90,000 sex offenders. That works out to 3,750 a month. But the question remains does MySpace have more …

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