The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

45-year-old Paula Watson of Strasburg, Pennsylvania was recently sentenced to 1-10 1/2 years behind bars for sharing child porn on Tumblr. Tumblr is a microblogging site that has had a long history with pornographic material proliferating on its site. Not too long ago Tumblr banned porn on their platform outright causing a massive influx of …

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33-year-old Daniel Wayne Benner of Orangeville, California was recently arrested for allegedly being in possession of child porn that he traded on Kik. Investigators reportedly found child porn on his phone in a file labeled ‘young’. Benner also had a 2006 conviction for oral copulation with a person under 18 but that conviction was dismissed …

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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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The last time we discussed mobile messaging app Kik, the preferred tool of sex offenders, pedophiles, and child porn collectors, we had heard that Kik may be sold off to an interested buyer. At the time I was skeptical of the news since I had only read that information from a random cryptocurrency blog. If you’ll recall, Kik’s parent …

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I’m not trying to pick on police officers today. Normally, I think that they have a thankless job in their duty to try and keep the peace. Having grown up Irish-Catholic in the Northeast you know that I have police in my family. However, as I said in my previous post, police do need to …

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Kik, the mobile messaging app that is a preferred tool of sex offenders, pedophiles, and child porn collectors, may still have some life left in it. I previously posted that Kik’s parent company was shuttering the app in order to avoid conflict with the SEC over their cryptocurrency called Kin. Well, the rumors of Kik’s death may have …

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In the past, I’ve shared stories with you about how mobile messaging app Kik is the preferred app of choice of sex offenders, pedophiles, and child porn collectors. Now, these scourges of society will have to find a new app to prey on children because Kik is shutting down the messenger app but not for the reason you …

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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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