The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

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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I originally posted about Michael Louis McCarron here. In 2017, he was a defense contractor staying in Guam. While there he was arrested for allegedly soliciting sex from an NCIS investigator posing as a 13-year-old girl from craigslist. He has not gone to trial yet for those charges. However, McCarron was back in Guam recently …

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Just because craigslist got rid of its personals and casual encounters sections doesn’t mean that the creepers have left the site. 55-year-old Joseph Hutchinson of Covington, Kentucky, is accused of posting an ad on craigslist that read: “Looking for a young guy, 18-30, to meet today through Sunday. Let’s get to know each other.” A …

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Back 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. At the time of my original post police had surveillance video but no suspects. Apparently, during one of my many absences, Richmond police found Joshua’s assailants. 18-year-old Demeco …

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