The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

45-year-old Paula Watson of Strasburg, Pennsylvania was recently sentenced to 1-10 1/2 years behind bars for sharing child porn on Tumblr. Tumblr is a microblogging site that has had a long history with pornographic material proliferating on its site. Not too long ago Tumblr banned porn on their platform outright causing a massive influx of …

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12-year-old Ava Mitchell of Austin, Texas went missing last week. She is believed to be with 22-year-old Bryan Alan Quintanar who is said to have met Ava Mitchell on Snapchat. Ava was reported missing after she didn’t return home from school. If you see Bryan Quintanar or Ava Mitchell, you’re asked to call Austin Police …

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20-year-old Hulices Hernandez-Ruiz of Kent City, Michigan is accused of raping a 12-year-old girl that he met through Snapchat. Local police state that Hernandez -Ruiz “engaged in at least one sexual penetration act” with the victim in his car. Hernandez-Ruiz has been charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct which could put him in prison for …

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60-year-old Wayne Barnett of Hamilton, Ohio was recently arrested for allegedly sending and receiving sexual material to a minor. Barnett is said to have exchanged explicit material with a 12-year-old girl from Arizona over Snapchat for at least 8 months. I can’t stress this enough, 12-year-olds do not belong on Snapchat. Their terms of service …

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33-year-old Daniel Wayne Benner of Orangeville, California was recently arrested for allegedly being in possession of child porn that he traded on Kik. Investigators reportedly found child porn on his phone in a file labeled ‘young’. Benner also had a 2006 conviction for oral copulation with a person under 18 but that conviction was dismissed …

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Have you ever been driving to someplace new and get lost? Even with modern GPS, someone can still make a wrong turn into somebody else’s neighborhood. That’s what happened to a man from Big Lake, Minnesota, but he didn’t think he’d be labeled a public menace because of it. The unnamed man was going to …

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This story is as convoluted as they get, yet it’s still plenty disturbing. Back in July, 23-year-old Ronnie Lee Ely of St. Mary’s, Florida, was being treated for an overdose in his some by paramedics. Police searched his phone looking for any evidence that could be linked to Ely’s overdose.  Instead, investigators allegedly found a cache …

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18-year-old Kobe Jace Mahoney of Seminole County, Oklahoma, is accused of having a ‘sexual relationship’ with a 12-year-old girl he met through social media. Mahoney allegedly communicated with his victim through Facebook and Snapchat where he is said to have arranged eight sexual encounters with the girl while her father was at work. Normally, when …

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A new mobile app called OffenderWatch Safe Virtual Neighborhood is said to scan your kids’ mobile devices for contact from registered sex offenders. It is said to scan your kids’ Snapchat, texts, emails, GPS location, and phone calls and will send an alert to parents if an RSO tries to contact your child. It will …

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