The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

Last week, in St. Paul, Minnesota, a 16-year-old student of  Jennings Community School was allegedly found to be in possession of a loaded 9MM handgun. The student was said to have taken a picture of himself with the gun in the school bathroom which was posted to Snapchat. School faculty was able to get the …

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Students from around the country are learning how to use gauze and a tourniquet to stop bleeding under a new government initiative called ‘Stop the Bleed’. While I’m all for school-age children learning first-aid, this program is specifically designed to stop the bleeding from bullet wounds. So rather than the government doing anything about the …

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I originally posted about Michelle Kolts here. She’s the 27-year-old woman who is reportedly obsessed with Columbine and Oklahoma City who was found to be making pipe bombs in her home. At the time of the initial reporting, it was stated that he was also in possession of smokeless pistol powder, 23 knives, and nunchucks. …

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Back in May, Angel Granados-Diaz brought a shotgun loaded with only one shell to Parkrose High School in Portland, Oregon. Before he could do any damage in the school, Granados-Diaz was stopped by the school’s football coach and security guard Keanon Lowe. Lowe is a former player for the Oregon Ducks football team so one …

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It seems that maybe parents are finally starting to wake up about the potential dangers that some of their more unstable children can pose. Just recently, we had the Oklahoma City mother who turned in her son to police after she found her son’s alleged plans for a school shooting. More recently, in College Place, …

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Speaking of Oklahoma City and Columbine, late last week, an Oklahoma City mother turned her 14-year-old son in to police. She believed that her son was plotting an attack against Douglass High School. The mother not only found a hit list but she also found a journal detailing her son’s intentions… In one entry dated …

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27-year-old Michelle Kolts of Wimauma, Florida was turned in by her parents for allegedly having a cache of potentially fatal pipe bombs in the homes. The bombs were said to have been loaded with nails and metal pellets. Investigators say that it would have taken  “less than 60 seconds per device to add the powder …

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I originally posted about 37-year-old Travis John Anthony Warner Busch here. He was arrested back in April for threatening to shoot up the high school he worked for in Duluth, Minnesota. Busch was said to have admired an unidentified school shooter and compared himself to the gunman from the Las Vegas concert shooting that left …

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Last week, there was an evidentiary hearing to determine if 19-year-old Devon Erickson should be held over for trial in the STEM School Highlands Ranch school shooting that left 18-year-old Kendrick Castillo dead. During the hearing, it was put forth by the prosecution that Erickson was forced into the plot by 16-year-old 16-year-old Alec McKinney. …

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Two weeks ago, the principal at Santaluces High School in Lantana, Florida, found a loaded handgun in the backpack of a 16-year-old student. The gun was said to be a  .380-caliber Taurus Spectrum like the one pictured above. While the gun appears toy-like, it can still hold 6 or 7 rounds. Each of which can …

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