The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

The Dread Pirate Roberts’ douchier younger brother up there is 28-year-old Alex Bawek of South Dakota. He was arrested by police in Altoona, Wisconsin for allegedly soliciting sex from a 14-year-old girl on craigslist. Bawek was said to have posted an ad looking for discreet, hot, fun. Discreet is a code word for ‘please don’t …

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37-year-old Jason Schultz is accused of allegedly posing as a 12-year-old boy on Instagram in order to solicit explicit pictures from underage girls in the Saginaw County area of Michigan. He is said to have solicited at least 50 school age girls using the aliases of Saginawbaseball;trevor, tKnightFreeland:Saginaw Baseball, and 23basketballJones23;Knight. Police say that the …

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Local parent says he discovered teens using Snapchat to buy and sell drugs: (Bixby, Oklahoma) Man sentenced for enticing children through app: 40-year-old Aaron Anthony of Idaho Falls sentenced to 2-10 for trying to solicit underage girls through Kik. A pricey mistake: How to avoid accidental in-app purchases: Parent lets kid run wild unsupervised on …

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I can honestly say that in 17 years, this is the first time I’ve ever posted a story about Guam. I’ve been somewhat fascinated with the island for years and would love to visit there someday. Sadly, this is not a story about my travel wishes. Defense contractor Michael Louis McCarron was staying in Guam …

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This is a story from back in October that has been ongoing since March. 38-year-old Bryan Leslie Pringle of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, has been charged with allegedly soliciting two 10-year-old girls from St. Paul, Minnesota, over the music and video sharing app Musical.ly. The girls say Pringle would ask them to send him nude …

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52-year-old Winston Blacker of St. Ann, Missouri, has been arrested for allegedly soliciting underage sex on craigslist. According to St. Louis County Police, Blacker reportedly placed an ad on craigslist that was “offering shelter to teen girls.” I’m sure it was purely out of the goodness of his heart and he had no other ulterior …

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25-year-old James Taylor, of Quechee, Vermont, thought he had a friend (see what I did there) in a 15-year-old girl he was allegedly meeting for sex through craigslist. Instead, it turned out to be the police from West Lebanon, New Hampshire. The West Lebanon police received a tip about a craigslist ad that appeared to …

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Federal investigators allegedly caught 46-year-old Matthew William Tolkinen, of St. Paul, Minnesota, creeping on craigslist for underage girls. The investigators posted an ad on craigslist posing as a 13-year-old girl looking for someone to take her to one of the Fifty Shades of Grey movies. Investigators say Tolkinen responded to their ad the next day. …

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This story is a month old but I’m posting it anyway because it shows a continuing and disturbing trend. In Centreville, Utah, an 8-year-old girl was allegedly solicited for explicit pics on the music sharing app Musical.ly. Musical.ly is a social app where you can share short videos set to music. Users can also message …

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Captain Combover up there is 65-year-old James Gnewikow of Wilton, Wisconsin. According to police from Holmen, Wisconsin, about 50 miles away, Gnewikow allegedly placed an ad on craigslist looking for a “real female, any age.” Holmen police responded to the ad posing as a 15-year-old girl. Gnewikow is said to have offered the ‘girl’ money …

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