The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

This story is a month old but I’m posting it anyway because it shows a continuing and disturbing trend. In Centreville, Utah, an 8-year-old girl was allegedly solicited for explicit pics on the music sharing app Musical.ly. Musical.ly is a social app where you can share short videos set to music. Users can also message …

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Captain Combover up there is 65-year-old James Gnewikow of Wilton, Wisconsin. According to police from Holmen, Wisconsin, about 50 miles away, Gnewikow allegedly placed an ad on craigslist looking for a “real female, any age.” Holmen police responded to the ad posing as a 15-year-old girl. Gnewikow is said to have offered the ‘girl’ money …

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Earlier this week, I posted about the murder of former Tennessee police officer Jonathan Outlaw. He was shot and killed at a Robertson County gas station after going there to meet someone from craigslist he thought he was going to sell his car to. Just a few days later, another armed robbery was committed at …

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More news from back in September about the Freeman High School shooting near Spokane where one student, Sam Strahan, was killed and the 16-year-old shooter, Caleb Sharpe, was taken into custody. According to documents released by investigators, Sharpe allegedly claimed that he made the decision to commit the school shooting based on the flip of …

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Alex Hribal was 16 when he stabbed over 20 people at Franklin Regional High School in 2014. These are no mere cuts and scrapes we’re talking about either. Some of the injuries were so bad they included one that just missed a student’s heart, another where a student’s lip had almost been removed from his …

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For those of you who may not remember, in 2016, a 17-year-old boy from La Loche, Saskatchewan, shot and killed two brothers at their home before going to Dene High School at the La Loche Community School and shooting and killing two faculty members. In Canada, juvenile offenders can’t be named under the Youth Criminal …

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Recently, the FBI announced the outcome of a nationwide sex trafficking sting operation called Operation Cross Country XI. They were able to rescue 84 juveniles and arrest 120 people involved in sex trafficking. Of course, one of the sites they used during this operation was Backpage. One of the most disturbing aspects of the Operation …

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Speak of the devil. 26-year-old Allyson Brittany Moran was a substitute teacher at a high school in Mason, Michigan. She’s accused of having a ‘sexual relationship’ with a male student after sending the student nude pics of herself on Snapchat. Conversely to what I asked in my last post, why do these teachers want to …

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You know, it’s gotten to the point every time I see a story about a teacher sending out nude pics on Snapchat, I almost automatically assume it’s a female teacher ‘seducing’ a younger male student. Imagine my surprise when I clicked on the link to the news article to find this… Gregory Smith is a …

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