The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

Court Filing Challenges Florida’s New Execution Drug: Dane Abdool is appealing his Florida death sentence over the new lethal injection drug midazolam. Abdool’s supporters argue that it could be cruel and unusual punishment after a prisoner moved more than usual during past executions. When this argument comes up I always have to give a dark …

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Man charged with raping 13-year-old he met online: Waitress explains what tipped her off to soldier accused of child rape: First it’s nice to see two separate articles calling this crime for what it is, rape. Not sexual assault, not had sex with, but rape. Anyway 47-year-old Glen Winans was arrested in Lakewood, Washington for …

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Arrests Made in “Craigslist Murder” of SoCal Father: I originally posted about the craigslist murder of Rene Balbuena here. He was shot and killed on the streets of L.A. in front of his 15-year-old son. He was lured to his death by someone who was supposed to be selling him a cell phone. Instead two …

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Teen stayed after final bell with Danvers High School teacher before killing her, buying Wendy’s meal with her credit card: EXCLUSIVE: Student,14, PLANNED to ‘slash teacher to death’ but refuses to say why, police reveal: As I’m sure you’ve heard by now another teacher lost their life this past week at the hands of student. …

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Attica man pleads guilty in child pornography case: 48-year-old Paul J. Havlen Jr. of Attica, New York, (the town, not the prison) recently pleaded guilty to charges of attempting to receive child pornography. It seems that Havlen placed an ad looking for, as the article puts it, a young man interested in smoking marijuana and …

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Former Ohio doctor pleads guilty in heroin death of expectant mom who answered Craigslist ad: I originally posted about the murder of Deanna Ballman here. She was the pregnant Ohio mother of two who died after responding to a craigslist ad placed by Dr. Ali Salim. Salim is believed to have raped her and injected …

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Sparks Releases Name of Sparks Middle School Shooter: Sparks police did finally release the name of the shooter from Sparks Middle School last week and his name is Jose Reyes. Reyes ended up taking his own life after shooting two classmates and killing teacher Michael Landsberry. Moms: Wounded sons weren’t targets in NV shooting: The …

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Scottsdale police arrest man in ‘Snapchat’ encounter with minor: A 19-year-old man from Scottsdale, Arizona, was recently arrested for the alleged statutory rape of a 14-year-old girl that he met through mobile texting app Snapchat. Supposedly he received her Snapchat ID from a friend and she allegedly told him that she was 18. The girl …

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Police: Boy Scouts volunteer solicited sex from undercover officer posing as a 14-year-old boy: Michael Engler: Boy Scout Volunteer Arrested In Undercover Sting For Coercing Minor Into Sex: 50-year-old Michael Engler of St. Charles, Missouri, has been arrested for allegedly soliciting sex from a 14-year-old boy that he met through craigslist. The Boy Scout volunteer …

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OK Mother Says Teen Was Sexually Assaulted By Man She Met Online: 29-year-old Boualiane Heuangvilay of Norman, Oklahoma has been charged with allegedly having sex (child rape) with a 14-year-old girl that he met on anonymous webcam chat site Omegle. Think of it as Chatroulette with even more penises. Police say that Heuangvilay posed as …

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