The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

60-year-old Lester E. Testerman of Westminster, Maryland was recently arrested for allegedly soliciting a minor for sex on craigslist. The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office was reportedly investigating craigslist ads that had the word ‘young’ in them. One ad, in particular, seemed to be offering a rent-free place to live to a young girl. The Sheriff’s …

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I could have sworn I posted this story before but when I checked the archives I found similar stories but not this one. Anyway, 16-year-old Dejuan Taylor of Indianapolis has been charged as an adult in botched OfferUp robbery that turned into a murder. The victim was 16-year-old Elijah Taylor who was not related to …

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Last week, Representative Ro Khanna of California introduced a bill into Congress called the SAFE Sex Workers Study Act. The bill is designed to institute a study that would examine whether or not sex workers have been in more danger since the passage of FOSTA-SESTA. Sex workers claim that violence has increased against them since …

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27-year-old Tevin Vann of Wilmington, North Carolina was recently convicted and sentenced to life without parole for a disturbing 2016 murder. Vann brutally murdered 21-year-old Ashley Ann McLean who was in her first trimester at the time. McLean was beaten and stabbed and died from a lacerated liver according to the autopsy. Vann confessed to …

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Back on Valentine’s Day of 2016, Byron Mitchell beat his roommate Danielle Jones so severely it put her into a coma for 24 days. Ms. Jones had placed an ad for a roommate on the Miami craigslist and Mitchell was the first responder. Mitchell is said to have become infatuated with Jones and when she …

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In September of last year, 23-year-old Joshua Grey was shot and killed in Richmond, Virginia after listing his iPhone for sale on the marketplace app LetGo. Joshua was said to have met his assailant alone at a local intersection in Richmond, Virginia. The killer shot Joshua and then took his iPhone. Joshua was able to …

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38-year-old Linda Michelle Dooley, aka Gucci, has been indicted for trafficking a 16-year-old girl for sex on a Backpage replacement website. The Texarkana, Texas woman is said to have advertised the 16-year-old on a website called Skipthegames for $200 a ‘date’ and expected the girl to have at least five dates. After the fall of …

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Michael Louis McCarron was a defense contractor working in Guam when he was arrested in 2017 for soliciting sex from an NCIS investigator posing as a 13-year-old girl on craigslist. Earlier today, McCarron was convicted of attempted enticement of a minor and attempted transfer of obscene material to a minor. Not surprisingly since McCarron sent …

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Back in early 2015, retired couple Bud and June Runion of Marietta, Georgia, went missing after going to look at a classic Mustang they saw on craigslist. There was no actual Mustang as it seemed to be more of a  ploy to try to lure them into a robbery. A then 28-year-old Jay Towns was …

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As I have been saying, just because craigslist got rid of its personals and casual encounters sections doesn’t mean that the creepers have left. And once again we have another example. 53-year-old Michael Hannan of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, allegedly placed an on craigslist for “companionship needed”. Police from nearby Altoona responded to the ad posing as a …

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