The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

Just because craigslist got rid of its personals and casual encounters sections doesn’t mean that the creepers have left the site. 55-year-old Joseph Hutchinson of Covington, Kentucky, is accused of posting an ad on craigslist that read: “Looking for a young guy, 18-30, to meet today through Sunday. Let’s get to know each other.” A …

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David Sparre was convicted in 2011 for the murder of 21-year-old Tiara Pool. The Jacksonville, Florida mother of one had met Sparre through craigslist’s Casual Encounters section in 2010. Sparre was just looking for a victim as he stabbed Tiara Pool 89 times in what Sparre admitted to being a thrill kill. In 2012 Sparre was …

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Hensley told the officer to ‘bring her to me’ because he had a ‘machine’ that he would use to have sex with the child.

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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Again, I have to apologize for being late in bringing you this story. The recent spate of school shootings has been keeping me busy, however, this story is no less important. Back in the Spring of last year,  21-year-olds Alize Smith and Jarron Moreland were shot and killed during a craigslist transaction gone wrong. Smith …

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53-year-old Timothy Ray Walker, aka Timothy Ray Havelka, of Blount County, Alabama is accused of allegedly killing 70-year-old Dennis Allan Foltz. Walker was said to have met Foltz after placing a craigslist ad looking for an “older man” with “no family ties.” Foltz was shot twice in the back of the head and his body …

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As some of you may know, I’ve been writing about craigslist crimes for close to 13 years and even I have to admit that crime on craigslist has dropped significantly. That’s not to say craigslist is even remotely safe due to the number of robberies and ripoffs but as far as major crimes like murder …

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For years, craigslist was the online destination for sex trafficking and prostitution., It was also the destination for online predators looking for underage victims. Due to the pressure from legislators, media, and anti-human trafficking advocacy groups, craigslist closed its adult/erotic services section nationwide in 2010. This didn’t stop traffickers or predators as they just moved …

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To briefly recap the murder of 19-year-old Natalie Bollinger from  Broomfield, Colorado, reportedly, the despondent Bollinger took out an ad on craigslist last year asking someone to kill her. Friends say that Natalie Bollinger had mental health issues and was suicidal along with having a drug habit. That does not excuse 22-year-old Joseph Michael Lopez …

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