The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

A 38-year-old mother of 5, Malista Ness-Hopkins, was released on bail September 12 after having been arrested for five felony counts of child abuse on July 28. The children, ages 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6, were removed from the home by Accomack County Social Services in response to a complaint made about the home. …

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I’ve had fun at the expense of people who live in trailers in the past. To be honest I’ve been in some trailers that would put a lot of homes to shame. Unfortunately this is not the case in this story and this is what tends to perpetuate the trailer park stereotype. Recently in Spartanburg …

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(Special thanks to Catalina for the post) Wisconsin woman accused of raising kids in squalor: Burnett woman charged with child neglect: I admit, I’m still trying to lose some post-pregnancy weight, so losing my appetite after reading about this case isn’t a big loss. However, the details leave me feeling infuriated and wondering how anyone …

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Mom charged after son dies at ‘deplorable’ home overrun with animals: In Berwyn, Illinois a mentally handicapped 14-year-old boy was found in the backyard of a home, only partially clothed and unresponsive. He later died at the hospital of bronchopneumonia. You basically get bronchopneumonia from a common cold that goes untreated. If that is the …

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