The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

Recently, a story came out about a 14-year-old California girl who was able to use Snapchat to notify her friends she had been kidnapped and sexually assaulted by three men. While her story was horrific, it showed that social media can be used for good. However, there will always be that dark side to social …

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36-year-old James Anthony Gonzales of Rolling Hills Estates, California was recently sentenced to almost 11 years behind bars for various child sex crimes. With a number of sex arrests already under his belt, it didn’t help when Gonzales showed up at the house of a 9-year-old girl. Gonzales tried to disguise himself as a food …

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46-year-old Michael O’Neal Fowler Jr. of Clay Township, Ohio was recently arrested for allegedly soliciting four middle school kids who he met at a New Year’s Eve party. As reprehensible as that may be that’s not why Fowler finds himself here on these pages today.  Instead, it’s from a previous arrest Fowler had back in …

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Let’s go straight to the quote… On Dec. 6, Josiah Chris Reeder, 29, was charged in 4th District Court with five counts of lewdness involving a child, a class B misdemeanor. Two days later, he was charged with sodomy on a child and aggravated sex abuse of a child, first-degree felonies. On Dec. 16 he …

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60-year-old Lester E. Testerman of Westminster, Maryland was recently arrested for allegedly soliciting a minor for sex on craigslist. The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office was reportedly investigating craigslist ads that had the word ‘young’ in them. One ad, in particular, seemed to be offering a rent-free place to live to a young girl. The Sheriff’s …

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You know, I’ve been giving Facebook too much of a free pass lately. While most online predators seem to be on apps like Kik and Snapchat, we can’t forget about good old Facebook. For example, take 21-year-old Austin Ballew of Cherryville, Kansas. He recently pleaded guilty to five counts of sexually exploiting a child and …

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Unfortunately, I can’t post about every sex offender, pedophile, and child porn collector from Kik even though it seems like I have been today. Usually, the kreeper in question either has to say something incredibly stupid to police, or they have to be one of the vilest creatures to ever slither upon the earth. This story is …

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You know, the way mobile messaging app Kik provides me with so much material would almost be funny if the app wasn’t full of sex offenders, pedophiles, and child porn collectors. For example, take 31-year-old Cody Williams of La Crosse, Wisconsin. Police in La Crosse received a tip that Williams may have been involved in an online conversation …

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19-year-old Rayan Hussain from Chicago was allegedly caught in the Canfield, Ohio backyard of a 14-year-old girl. The pair were said to have met on the mobile messaging app Kik. The 19-year-old Hussain claims that he was only there to counsel the girl who is said to have recently lost a friend. He also claimed …

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60-year-old Wayne Barnett of Hamilton, Ohio was recently arrested for allegedly sending and receiving sexual material to a minor. Barnett is said to have exchanged explicit material with a 12-year-old girl from Arizona over Snapchat for at least 8 months. I can’t stress this enough, 12-year-olds do not belong on Snapchat. Their terms of service …

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