The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

Glenn Vass of Oak Hill, West Virginia was recently arrested for allegedly trying to solicit sex for a 13-year-old girl on craigslist. While some of the details are unclear, Vass is said to have communicated with someone on craigslist who Vass believed to be offering children for sex. While none of the articles I found …

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You can catch up on the story of Michael Louis McCarron here. To summarize, McCarron was a naval defense contractor working in Guam when he was arrested in 2017 for soliciting a 13-year-old girl he met through craigslist. The girl was actually an NCIS investigator. Back in October, McCarron was convicted in federal court of …

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31-year-old Petty Officer 1st Class Robert Houston Birchett of Portsmouth, Virginia was charged back in January for allegedly being in possession of child porn. The investigation into Birchett started back in November of 2018 when authorities were notified about a craigslist ad that was placed in the personals before they were shut down. Here’s what …

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The last time I posted about Ronnie “Jay” Adrian Towns he had his murder indictment thrown out because the grand jury was not chosen at random. Around the middle of last month, Towns was re-indicted for the 2015 murder of Bud and June Runion of Marietta, Georgia. Towns allegedly lured the Runions to their deaths …

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I normally do not write about serial killers. I tend to find that the people who are into serial killer stories are a little bit too into them if you know what I mean. However, for the Gilgo Beach murders, I’ll make an exception. Long story short, the remains of 10 people, mostly women, were …

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I’ve been talking about the modeling scam for over a decade now. Predators will place ads on marketplaces or social media promising young girls and women careers in modeling. In other cases, they’ll approach their victims directly on social media. In reality, these predators will use the modeling angle to either exploit or assault their …

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52-year-old Richard Logsdon was convicted in 2004 of second-degree murder in Hillsborough County, Florida. He was released from prison in 2016. He might be returning to prison again after his latest charge. Police in Ocala, Florida say that Lodgson responded to a craigslist ad posted by police where they posed as a 13 or 14-year-old …

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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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Last week, Representative Ro Khanna of California introduced a bill into Congress called the SAFE Sex Workers Study Act. The bill is designed to institute a study that would examine whether or not sex workers have been in more danger since the passage of FOSTA-SESTA. Sex workers claim that violence has increased against them since …

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27-year-old Tevin Vann of Wilmington, North Carolina was recently convicted and sentenced to life without parole for a disturbing 2016 murder. Vann brutally murdered 21-year-old Ashley Ann McLean who was in her first trimester at the time. McLean was beaten and stabbed and died from a lacerated liver according to the autopsy. Vann confessed to …

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