The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

The student who was shot by the School Resource Officer at Waukesha South High School has been identified and his name is Tyrone Smith. Smith was 17 at the time of the shooting and has been charged as an adult with several weapons-related offenses. He has since turned 18. Not only was Smith actually armed …

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I guess it’s time for our annual post about how Torey Adamcik has had his life sentence upheld by the Idaho Supreme Court again. For those of you who may be unfamiliar with the story, in 2006, 16-year-olds Brian Draper and Torey Adamcik brutally murdered their friend Cassie Jo Stoddart of Pocatello, Idaho. They stabbed …

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A week after the Saugus High School shooting, a 13-year-old student of Ánimo Mae Jemison Charter Middle School in Los Angeles County was arrested for allegedly plotting a school shooting. Students at the school reportedly heard the suspect threaten a school shooting. They informed teachers who contacted law enforcement. When police the student’s home they …

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Back before the Thanksgiving holiday,  an image was posted to Snapchat of a student of Carrboro High School in North Carolina brandishing a gun. Another student added a caption to the photo which indicated that students who attend the school could be in danger. Basically, police interpreted the Snapchat as a school shooting threat and …

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Show of hands. Who has already forgotten about the shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California? Sadly, it’s nothing to be ashamed of if you did because incidents like this are becoming all too common. Sometimes it even feels like these incidents can blur together. Then allow me to act as your memory. …

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Yesterday, Douglas County District Judge Jeffrey Holmes ruled that 16-year-old Alec McKinney will be tried as an adult. This came after the hearings in which McKinney’s defense tried portraying the teen as having a traumatic home life who also heard voices telling him to hurt others. Judge Holmes acknowledged McKinney’s harsh upbringing but also acknowledged …

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I originally posted about Elizabeth Lecron here. The 24-year-old Lecron was arrested last year for plotting a bomb attack against a bar in Toldeo, Ohio. Lecron and her boyfriend were arrested back in December of last year when authorities discovered bomb-making materials in her home. Last month, Lecron was sentenced to 15-years behind bars and …

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While I was doing research for the shooting that took place at an Oshkosh, Wisconsin high school, I found an interesting tidbit about the shooting that took place at Waukesha South High School on Monday.  According to several news sources,  the student who was shot by the school resource officer was brandishing a realistic-looking pellet …

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For the second time in two days, a Wisconsin high school student has been shot by a school resource officer. Yesterday, it was in Waukesha, today it happened in Oshkosh. At Oshkosh West High School a 16-year-old male student stabbed the school’s resource officer. This resulted in the officer drawing his service weapon and firing …

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Over the past few weeks, hearings have been held to determine whether or not 16-year-old Alec McKinney will be tried as an adult. McKinney and 18-year-old Devon Erickson are accused of shooting up STEM School Highlands Ranch in Colorado where 18-year-old Kendrick Castillo was killed. During the hearings, the defense put forth that McKinney suffered …

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