The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

20-year-old KilianThomas of Westmoreland County in Pennsylvania is accused of the alleged rape of two underage girls. Thomas is believed to have met the girls on Snapchat. The victims’ ages are 11 and 13. Thomas is said to have tried using the defense of ‘they lied about their ages.’ Not quite ‘they said they were …

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Recently, a story came out about a 14-year-old California girl who was able to use Snapchat to notify her friends she had been kidnapped and sexually assaulted by three men. While her story was horrific, it showed that social media can be used for good. However, there will always be that dark side to social …

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I have a lot of blog posts I need to post in the next couple of days so gird your inboxes and news feeds. 29-year-old Dennis M. Kerr of Meadville, PA was already awaiting federal trial on child porn charges when he allegedly sent lewd images of himself to a 12-year-old girl on Snapchat.  Some …

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46-year-old Michael O’Neal Fowler Jr. of Clay Township, Ohio was recently arrested for allegedly soliciting four middle school kids who he met at a New Year’s Eve party. As reprehensible as that may be that’s not why Fowler finds himself here on these pages today.  Instead, it’s from a previous arrest Fowler had back in …

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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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Usually, I only deal with Snapchat creeps when they’re in some position of authority since anecdotally that’s where they seem to groom their victims. However, I couldn’t pass up this article from Winter Springs, Florida. 19-year-old Anthony Nave was arrested for ‘having sex’ with a minor girl that he met on Snapchat. The only indication …

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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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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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