The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

Backpage.com led to exploitation, says suit involving 2 Pierce girls: 3 Washington teenagers sue Backpage.com: Speaking of Backpage, Washington and lawsuits, because we were you know, three teenage girls from Washington State are suing the Village Voice Media owned Backpage.com. The suit alleges that Backpage did little or nothing to prevent the girls from being …

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US Judge Grants Injunction in Backpage.com Lawsuit: Last week a federal judge granted an injunction against a Washington state law that would require sites like Backpage to verify the ages of the women being advertised in their adult section. The decision U.S. District Judge Ricardo S. Martinez issued Friday stops the law from taking effect …

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Federal judge orders psychiatric exam for Oklahoma student who bought guns: Feds arrest Oklahoma high school student who bought guns, talked of hiding bodies: 18-year-old Timmy Dean Eike of Woodward, Oklahoma was arrested on federal gun charges this past Tuesday. Investigators say that Eike allegedly lied about having mental health issues and being committed on …

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Charge: Kent woman, boyfriend pimped girls online: Prosecutors charge Kent couple for pimping girls: Earlier this month police in Kent, Washington arrested 44-year-old Altesa Bernice Turner and her 32-year-old boyfriend, Bernard Demond Watkins, for allegedly prostituting underage girls on the Village Voice Media owned Backpage.com. Three of the girls were ages 15, 16 and 17. …

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Blanchard man accused of killing his wife is released from the Oklahoma County jail: Private Investigator Claims Discovery Proves Justin Adams Innocent: This past Wednesday 25-year-old Justin Adams of Blanchard, Oklahoma was released from jail after his bond was set at $100K. Adams is accused in the December, 2011 stabbing and beating death of his …

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Parolee in Donna Jou’s death arrested in Hollywood: Convicted Coed Killer, John Steven Burgess, Facing New Charges: For those of you who may not know John Steven Burgess is considered by most to be the original Craigslist killer. In 2007 he met 19-year-old Donna Jou through her craigslist ad for tutoring. One night she rode …

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Two men charged in Carina Saunders killing; affidavit details torture: Two Accused Killers Charged With Murder Of Carina Saunders: For those of you who don’t know the story the dismembered body of Carina Saunders was found stuffed in a duffel bag behind a grocery store in Bethany, Oklahoma. Then word came out that she was …

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Rape convictions overturned in Tigard Craigslist case: Ronald Leistiko of Tigard, Oregon was probably the first craigslist rapist I ever posted about. There may have been others before him but he’s the first one that sticks out in my mind. He was arrested back in November of 2007 and charged with raping women and girls …

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St. Paul men accused of prostituting 2 teen girls: 25-year-old Giorgio J. Baymon and 24-year-old Brandon D. Barnes, both of St. Paul, were arrested for allegedly pimping out two underage girls in nearby Eagan, Minnesota on the Village Voice Media owned backpage.com. The pair allegedly picked up a 17-year-old girl from her high school and …

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Police: Man lured victims with Craigslist ad: Police: Alleged Rapist Targeted Victims on Craigslist: Police: Craigslist predator lured women with ads promising work, housing: Police in McKinney, Texas arrested 40-year-old Roger Allen Stulce Jr. for allegedly raping two women he met through craigslist. He didn’t meet them through the personals or casual encounters section either. …

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