The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

Man killed, family assaulted in Craigslist home robbery: Another craigslist related killing has happened this time in Edgewood, Washington. A family had listed a diamond ring for sale on craigslist which sparked a home invasion. 43-year-old James Sanders was shot and killed in the invasion and his wife and son were assaulted during the attack.  …

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Odgren convicted of first-degree murder, faces life imprisonment: John Odgren has been convicted of first degree murder in the 2007 stabbing death of 15-year-old James Alenson in the bathroom at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School. The mandatory sentence for first degree murder is life without the possibility of parole. He’s scheduled to be sentenced Friday morning. …

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Man and woman traveled around for prostitution, police say: Meanwhile, while craigslist is getting pounded by the collective Attorneys General, Village Voice Media owned Backpage.com still escapes their wrath. Even with stories like this. Linc and Julie over there (now I am really dating myself) are 35-year-old Quincy Gholar and 22-year-old Jennifer Russell. They were …

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Mesa mom leaves kids in car while she goes into bar: It’s not just men that leave their kids in the car so they can get their drink on. In Phoenix, Arizona 27-year-old Rebecca Barrera was arrested for allegedly leaving her 6 and 8-year-olds sleeping in the unlocked car in the bar parking lot while …

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Stepmother accused of killing baby from Batavia: Elmira mother accused of poisoning 21-month-old stepson pleads not guilty: I can’t remember the last time I posted a step-mother story before. Should we go with the classic Wicked Stepmother or the more modern Step-Monster. Either way 24-year-old Melissa S. Englehardt of Elmira, New York fits the bill …

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Craigslist CEO Jim ‘Pimp Daddy’ Buckmaster has descended from his Bay Area ivory tower to blog about the New York Times article that alleges that at least a third of craigslist’s money is made from the prostitution ads and that they are no longer donating the sex ad money to charity. You can see Jimmy’s …

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Colorado man pleads guilty in 13-year-old’s death: Alex Pacheco pleads guilty in murder of Kelsey Shannon, 13, of Broomfield: Tattoo over there is 19-year-old Alex Pacheco of Broomfield, Colorado. He’s a Juggalo that used to call himself “Tha Widowmaker”. Now he can call himself something else, convicted killer. In January of last year Pacheco was …

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Sex Ads Seen Adding Revenue to Craigslist: According to this article from the New York Times the Advanced Interactive Media Group claims that craigslist is on its way to making $122 Million this year. That is 22% more than the amount of last year’s projection. Also according to the New York Times this because craigslist …

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Facebook Page ‘Prays’ for Obama’s Death?: So as I’m sure you know by now someone started a Facebook group that basically prays for the death of President Barack Obama. Here’s the wording: “DEAR LORD, THIS YEAR YOU TOOK MY FAVORITE ACTOR, PATRICK SWAYZIE. YOU TOOK MY FAVORITE ACTRESS, FARAH FAWCETT. YOU TOOK MY FAVORITE SINGER, …

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Woman gets probation for starving son with cult: I originally posted about Javon Thompson at my other site here. He was a 1-year-old from Baltimore whose remains were found stuffed in a suitcase in Philadelphia. He was starved to death by his breeder Ria Ramkissoon on the urging of a cult that she belonged to …

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