The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

33-year-old Juan Carlos Ramon of Portland, Oregon pretended to be a girl on Musical.ly so he could communicate with two girls who were ages 6 and 8. Not a typo. Six and eight. I’m so disgusted by this story I’m just going to copy and paste the next bit… According to court documents, Ramon encouraged …

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For those of you who may not be familiar with Tik Tok, it’s a mobile app that allows its users to record and share short videos. Think of it as the heir apparent to Vine. Tik Tok’s parent company took over the Musical.ly app and merged it with Tik Tok. As you can imagine, Tik …

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Back in the MySpace days, a site called MyYearbook was created as a high school age alternative to MySpace. Since then, mostly through corporate acquisition, it’s become more of an adult hook up site called MeetMe. As with most hook up and dating platforms, MeetMe has its share of creeps as a mother from the …

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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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UPDATE: Ava Mitchell has been found safe. Quintanar has also been found. Police are saying that this is still an open investigation and will release more details in the future. *** 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 …

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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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