The Trench Reynolds Report

Without truth there is no justice

Seven years after her disappearance, two years after her remains had been found, and on almost what would have been her 20th birthday, Erica Parsons‘ adoptive parents have finally been charged with first-degree murder in her death. Erica went missing in 2011 from her home in Salisbury, North Carolina, but wasn’t reported missing for two …

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Overshadowed by the news of the Parkland shooting in Florida, a school shooting was narrowly avoided in Everett, Washington. 18-year-old Joshua Alexander O’Connor was arrested for allegedly plotting an attack against ACES High School in Everett. O’Connor was turned in by his grandmother after she found evidence of his plot and the evidence was alarming. …

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In non-school shooting, but equally as disturbing, news, the Dunbar Village gang rapists are back in the news. In case you’ve never heard of this story back in 2007, a group of four teens committed the home invasion of a mother and her son in the Dunbar Village housing project in West Palm Beach, Florida. …

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UPDATE: Other groups are proposing a similar walkout but, for March 14th. I’m more comfortable with this date. In the wake of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, an anonymous Twitter account and a Change.org petition are calling for school students to walk out of class in order to protest …

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(Special guest post by Lady Gray) Where to start with all the things wrong with this article? Especially the assertions by Cruz’s defense attorneys that DCF, the FBI, the school system, local law enforcement and the local mental health center are all waaaay more to blame than he is. His defense is woefully misguided, and …

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The owners of the gun store who sold the AR-15 to Nikolas Cruz have closed their store and have withdrawn from the public. Reports are saying they’ve gone into hiding, but to me, that implies they’ve done something wrong. In my opinion they haven’t and in fact have done everything right. The owners of the …

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Last week I posted how an arrest warrant had been issued for Kenny Bartley. Bartley was once convicted of the 2005 shooting and killing of Principal Ken Bruce at Campbell County High School in Tennessee. In 2014, that conviction was overturned and Bartley was convicted on the lesser charge of reckless homicide. He was sentenced …

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So I go to the vast cultural void that is Facebook, and I see people posting memes and bullshit about mass shooters and psychiatric drugs. You know, things like this… People who post bullshit like this are the reason that seeking professional mental healthcare in this country is so stigmatized. You are all Luddites who …

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There’s a lot of news to dissect about the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, and I vow to get to it all in due time. However, one story came out today I definitely want to comment on right the hell now. According to Nikolas Cruz’s attorney, public defender Howard Finkelstein, Cruz will …

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I’m done. For 18 years I stood up for the rights of ‘responsible’ gun owners but no more. After yesterday’s school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17, mostly children, dead, I reached my breaking point. While I realize that shootings like this are part of the plane crash principle, where you …

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