The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

Echols’ lawyers want access to tips about 1993 West Memphis murders: The Damien Echols Exoneration Task Force is still working on Operation: Spaghetti. They’re still throwing everything they can think of to try to get something to stick to Terry Hobbs. Now they’re trying to get the details about Crime Stoppers tips they say implicate …

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Ex-convict charged with capital murder in Downey slayings: Police in Downey, California say that 30-year-old ex-con Jade Douglas Harris shot and killed 3 people last Wednesday after responding to a craigslist ad for a used Camaro. The ad led Harris to a business where he allegedly shot and killed Josimar Rojas, 26 and Irene Cardenas …

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Philadelphia Man Facing Charges For Allegedly Luring Teen And Pimping Her Out On Craigslist: 21-year-old Samuel Ferraro of Philadelphia has been arrested recently and accused of repeatedly raping a 17-year-old girl and turning her out on Backp…wait. Is that right? It seems that it is. Ferraro is accused of turning the girl out for prostitution …

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Parents say bullying pushed Christian Helms to the edge: Two years ago a then 14-year-old Christian Helms walked into Socastee High School in South Carolina with a gun and some pipe bombs. A shot was fired in an ensuing scuffle with the school’s resource officer Erik Karney. Luckily neither Karney nor anyone else was struck …

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More time could be added to Elisa Baker’s prison sentence: While we were on hiatus some news came about the Sheen-Cow herself, Elisa Baker. For those of you who may not remember Baker pleaded guilty to the murder of her step-daughter Zahra Baker. Zahra’s dismembered remains were found in the North Carolina woods while Baker …

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Oklahoma judge agrees to remove ankle monitor of man charged in pregnant wife’s death: This comes straight from the ‘You’ve Got to Be Kidding Me’ department. It’s not bad enough that Justin Adams has been released on bail but this past week a judge in Oklahoma has ordered that his ankle monitor be removed. If …

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Man Charged with Having Sex with Pine Township Teen He Met through Craigslist Ad: 52-year-old Mark Doncic of Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania worked for an IT company in the Pittsburgh area. You would think that someone who worked for an IT company would be smart enough to know that his web habits at work would be …

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Pimp gets prison time after apologizing for peddling 13-year-old runaway on backpage.com: 21-year-old Kendale ‘Ace’ Judge was sentenced in a Brooklyn, NY court to 6 to 18 years in prison for prostituting a 13-year-old runaway girl on Backpage. During his sentencing Judge supposedly apologized to his victim… “I sincerely apologize,” Judge said in Brooklyn Supreme …

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Teen charged in plot to blow up school pleads no contest: Future career criminal Jared Cano, 18, has pleaded no contest to plotting to blow up Freedom High School in Tampa, Florida. A then 17-year-old Cano was arrested in August of 2011 when police were tipped off by another kid. Cano was found to be …

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Jersey City man charged with sending nude photos to teen: 33-year-old Paul Kleinman of Jersey City, New Jersey has been charged with allegedly sending explicit photos of himself to a 15-year-old girl that he met on MeetMe. He’s also accused of soliciting the girl for sex, or as I call it, child rape. At least …

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