The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

Police: Child abuse hotline supervisor sold pot with children in home: If this isn’t like rain on your wedding day I don’t know what is. In Glenville, New York police arrested 39-year-old Kristen Trapalis for selling weed out of her home while three young children, 7 months, 4 year and 6-years, were there. Police confiscated …

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Man who served as wife’s pimp charged in killing: Add yet another name to the ever increasing list of so-called ‘craigslist killers’. 26-year-old Timothy Smith of Woodstock, Illinois is accused of shooting and killing 48-year-old Kurt Milliman during a craigslist prostitution transaction. From what I can gather Smith was allegedly pimping out his wife, 28-year-old …

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Dorchester man who allegedly forced teen into prostitution held without bail: In Massachusetts police say that Norman s. Barnes of Dorchester held a 15-year-old girl captive for 10 days and forced her to have sex with men. At one point the girl was allegedly forced to have sex with 8 men in one night. Barnes …

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35-year-old Robert Nicholas McGuire is a registered sex offender in California. Part of his being a registered sex offender bans him from being on the internet. So rather than getting on the internet at home McGuire allegedly got on to Facebook at an Apple Store in San Luis Obispo. What McGuire was unaware of is that there were …

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Douchey McSoulpatch over there is 25-year-old Shaun Harrison of Paso Robles, California, a registered sex offender. He’s been recently arrested for allegedly molesting three girls, one as young as 13, that he met through Facebook and MySpace. Harrison used the usernames of  Shaun Harrison, Shaun Robert and sk8erboy805. Harrison has a previous conviction of lewd and lascivious acts …

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Craigslist Shooting Suspect May Be Tied to Similar Crimes: I originally posted about the murder of Garrett Berki here. The 18-year-old was shot and killed after being robbed in a phony craigslist transaction. Now it turns out that this may not be the gunman’s first rodeo when it comes to craigslist crime. 17-year-old Rashon Abernathy …

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Kennewick police uncover alleged prostitution ring: In Kennewick, Washington police have arrested 19-year-old Melissa Marie Salsbury and her husband, 20-year-old Stanley Lynn Salsbury Jr., for prostituting 17-year-old girls on the Village Voice Media owned backpage.com. The Salsburys allegedly used threats of violence and extortion to keep the girls working for them. The girls were recruited …

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Recently Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he would like to have children under 13 use his site. That’s not feasible right now because of the  Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) which says that websites can’t collect information on users younger than 13. The internet being what it is mostly everyone is cynical of Mr. Zuckerberg’s …

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Chicago teen charged with pimping 15-year-old — 2nd time in two months: This is exactly what the problem is with child prostitution and human trafficking in this country. 18-year-old Joseph Padilla was arrested back in April during this backpage prostitution bust in Polk County, Florida. He was the one who allegedly pimping out a 15-year-old …

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Oscar Winner Facing Sex Charges an Apparent Suicide: I’ve posted about 73-year-old Joseph Brooks before. He’s the Oscar winning songwriter who wrote the Debby Boone hit “You Light Up My Life”. He was facing charges that he used craigslist to lure aspiring actresses to his New York City home where he would date rape them. …

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