The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

To be honest, when I first read this story I thought it was a repeat. It turns out that it isn’t. Anyway, 20-year-old Seth Nieters of st. Charles, Missouri has been charged with first-degree sodomy/attempted sodomy, child molestation, rape/attempted rape and attempted sodomy. Nieters allegedly promised vape pods to two underage girls in exchange for …

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Speaking of dudes who just can’t stop themselves, we have 41-year-old Arliss Burress of Valparaiso, Indiana. He’s been charged with allegedly molesting a child and was ordered to have no contact with the victim. While the victim blocked Burress on Facebook, Burress allegedly opened another account to ‘wave’ to his purported victim on Messenger. Burress …

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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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This story is as convoluted as they get, yet it’s still plenty disturbing. Back in July, 23-year-old Ronnie Lee Ely of St. Mary’s, Florida, was being treated for an overdose in his some by paramedics. Police searched his phone looking for any evidence that could be linked to Ely’s overdose.  Instead, investigators allegedly found a cache …

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Bennie Schuck II and Amber Talley, both of Indianapolis, have been arrested and charged with sexual exploitation of a child. The pair are accused of allegedly sexually abusing a less than 12-year-old girl and sharing the images with each other on the mobile messaging app Kik. Schuck was said to be sharing the images with …

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Bradenton man who had a terabyte of child porn sentenced to 30 years in prison Police say Miguel Bonilla Rivera admitted to having a terabyte of child porn on his devices, trading images and videos of child porn on Tumblr and the Kik messaging app, and engaging in online masturbation sessions with a 15-year-old boy. …

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Police: CEO of children’s aid group busted with teen in Clearwater hotel room According to arrest affidavits, 35-year-old Larry Eugene Lawson met the teen through social media, and the two have allegedly been conducting a relationship for about two years. Lawson allegedly picked up the boy from his home a week ago without his mother’s …

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Craigslist Probation plus jail time for man prosecutors said tried to meet 14-year-old girl for sex acts Puppy stolen from Santa Clarita woman’s home then sold on Craigslist Puppy seller falls victim to fraud You really shouldn’t buy or sell pets on craigslist. Woman profiled by 3 On Your Side arrested Kauai man sentenced to …

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Kik Man sentenced to 3 years for sexually abusing teen in Olympic National Park A complaint filed in May says James Christopher Overton began communicating with a girl on the Kik app when she was 13 and he was 33. N.J. man traveled to Virginia to have sex with 14-year-old he met on Kik. Now …

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Speaking of predators and social media, one of the worst places online you can allow your kids to roam free is Kik. Kik is a mobile messaging app that can be used as a replacement for text messaging and it also has rooms and groups that people can join. Because of that, many of their …

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