The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

In 2007, 16-year-old John Odgren brutally stabbed to death 15-year-old James Alenson in a bathroom at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School in Massachusetts. Odgren had an unhealthy obsession with knives and crime scene forensics and often bragged to classmates that he could commit the perfect crime. He was recorded in prison conversations with his parents admitting …

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So far I’ve only seen this being reported in the Daily Mail so take that for what it’s worth. However, they are reporting that 14-year-old Logan Clark was a special needs student. Clark was the student at Hug High School in Reno, Nevada, who was shot by police after wielding knives in the high school. …

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If Chris Harper-Mercer didn’t take the coward’s way out after the shooting at Umpqua Community College I imagine his defense would have been one of two things, either bullying or Asperger’s. In the 15 years I’ve been writing about school shootings those seem to be the two most popular scapegoats for those looking to escape …

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Blaming shootings on autism a mistake: experts: I was going to just add this as an update to my post about the Isla VIsta shootings but I decided that this not only needs its own post and I didn’t want to give that narcissistic pissant any more undue attention. Anyway, blaming killings on Asperger’s is …

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Don’t Blame Adam Lanza’s Violence on Asperger’s: I can’t believe we keep having to go over this. Then again it’s hard to wage a war on ignorance when the ignorant want to stay that way. For those of you who may not know Asperger’s Syndrome is a form of Autism where the sufferer has trouble …

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Two stories came out this past week about the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School. One the media took and ran with while the other has received little to no attention. As usual it’s my opinion that the media picked the wrong one. The story that has been all over the news is that gunman …

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Feds arrest man in Portland hotel on accusations of seeking sex with girl: The FBI has arrested 33-year-old Lucas James Gautreaux, of Portland, Oregon for allegedly soliciting sex from an underage girl on craigslist. The Portland PD notified the feds after they noticed a casual encounters ad that was posted by someone lookingt to have …

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Newtown Killer’s Obsessions, in Chilling Detail: The search warrants for the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut were made public on Thursday. You can read the article for the entire list of what they found at the home of Adam Lanza. I’m just going to over a few of the things …

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I’m a little scatterbrained trying to get this post together so you may have to bear with me if it seems a little disorganized but there’s a lot more ground I’d like to cover. First up a little news. We may never know the motive behind why Adam Lanza decided to attack Sandy Hook Elementary. …

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