The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

24-year-old Alejandro Cabrera Hernandez, of Frederick, Maryland, is said to have made the 300 mile 5 hour trip to Goldsboro, North Carolina to ‘have sex’ with a 15-year-old girl he had been in contact with on Facebook. Hernandez was arrested by local deputies after the girl’s mother reported a strange man in her home. He …

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Ugh, where to begin with this one? 38-year-old Paul Marino Castillo was arrested by Layton City Police in Utah for allegedly sexually harassing people over social media. This resulted in Castillo being charged with 13 third-degree felonies.  Castillo is accused of harassing a former co-worker over Facebook Messenger and Instagram by sending her nude photos …

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31-year-old Anthony Lamar Bishop of Duryea, Pennsylvania was recently arrested for allegedly receiving explicit videos from a 16-year-old girl. Bishop was said to have received the videos through Facebook Messenger. However, Bishop knew the girl in real life… She also said that she knew Bishop and that he would give her rides home and they …

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You know, I’ve been giving Facebook too much of a free pass lately. While most online predators seem to be on apps like Kik and Snapchat, we can’t forget about good old Facebook. For example, take 21-year-old Austin Ballew of Cherryville, Kansas. He recently pleaded guilty to five counts of sexually exploiting a child and …

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Apparently, it seems to be all the rage for people to start their own vigilantes ‘pedo-hunter’ Facebook pages. I’ve talked about groups like this before here and here. Basically, these groups follow the Perverted Justice business model. They pose as children and lure suspected online predators to a meeting place where the cell phone cowboys …

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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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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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For the betterment of my mental health, I’ve been mostly avoiding Facebook. Let’s face it, Facebook is a flaming trash heap that’s become nothing more than the trailer park of the internet. Adding gasoline to that dumpster fire are the numerous so-called predator hunter groups on Facebook. The Springfield News-Leader out of Missouri has published …

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That smug looking assclown up there is 33-year-old Schuyler Stuart Corado Corado from Manassas, Virginia. He’s accused of using a gamut of social media platforms to allegedly solicit explicit pictures from 10 to 13-year-olds. Corado Corado is said to have used Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Musical.ly, and TikTok to groom his victims. What, no Kik? Corado …

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It seems the Facebook vigilantes have graduated from Facebook itself to being vigilantes in meatspace. Previously these keyboard commandos would accuse people of various offenses online with little to no proof. Actions like this have not only ruined people’s lives but have caused others to take their own lives.  Now, some of these groups are …

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