The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

57-year-old Thomas Collura of Joplin, Missouri, was arrested for allegedly convincing a Virginia girl to create over 140 explicit images for him. The pair communicate over both Instagram and Kik. Collura is even believed to have “mailed her some of the means to produce the videos.” The victim is said to be under the age …

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I often seem to joke about how the mobile messaging app Kik is overrun with sex offenders, pedophiles, and child porn collectors. Granted it may be dark humor, but it underlies a serious problem the app has that little is being done about. For example, let’s take Richard Schmeling of Wyoming, Michigan. Schmeling is a registered sex offender …

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Let’s go straight to the quote… On Dec. 6, Josiah Chris Reeder, 29, was charged in 4th District Court with five counts of lewdness involving a child, a class B misdemeanor. Two days later, he was charged with sodomy on a child and aggravated sex abuse of a child, first-degree felonies. On Dec. 16 he …

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I originally posted about Aaron Matthew Manning of Bozeman, Montana here. Back in 2016, he was arrested for allegedly molesting a 12-year-old girl who he met over the mobile messaging app Kik.  When the victim told Manning her age he reportedly responded by saying “It’s a good thing you’re so mature.” I was unable to …

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21-year-old Talin C. Ross of Ripon, Wisconsin was recently arrested for allegedly taking a 15-year-old girl to Arizona, but that’s not why he’s here. Prior to his most recent arrest, Ross was under investigation for allegedly trading child porn on the mobile messaging app Kik. In 2018, Ross was allegedly posing as a woman on …

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Unfortunately, I can’t post about every sex offender, pedophile, and child porn collector from Kik even though it seems like I have been today. Usually, the kreeper in question either has to say something incredibly stupid to police, or they have to be one of the vilest creatures to ever slither upon the earth. This story is …

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Police in South Florida received a tip from Homeland Security that a Kik user called ‘hardrivefl’ had shared child porn on the mobile messaging app. The IP address was said to have been traced back to 61-year-old Jeffrey Darter of West Palm Beach. Darter was an IT manager at the Supervisor of Elections office. When …

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You know, the way mobile messaging app Kik provides me with so much material would almost be funny if the app wasn’t full of sex offenders, pedophiles, and child porn collectors. For example, take 31-year-old Cody Williams of La Crosse, Wisconsin. Police in La Crosse received a tip that Williams may have been involved in an online conversation …

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19-year-old Rayan Hussain from Chicago was allegedly caught in the Canfield, Ohio backyard of a 14-year-old girl. The pair were said to have met on the mobile messaging app Kik. The 19-year-old Hussain claims that he was only there to counsel the girl who is said to have recently lost a friend. He also claimed …

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42-year-old Travis John Kraemer of Idaho Falls is a real piece of work. He’s accused of allegedly sharing child porn on the mobile messaging app Kik, but it’s much worse than that sounds. Kraemer is said to have used a hidden camera to record children without their knowledge before sharing the videos on Kik. He …

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