The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

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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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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Back in early 2015, retired couple Bud and June Runion of Marietta, Georgia, went missing after going to look at a classic Mustang they saw on craigslist. There was no actual Mustang as it seemed to be more of a  ploy to try to lure them into a robbery. A then 28-year-old Jay Towns was …

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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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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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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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In 2011, Timothy Smith of Woodstock, Illinois,  shot and killed 48-year-old Kurt Milliman. Smith was prostituting his wife on craigslist out of their home and Milliman allegedly got to rough with Smith’s wife. Smith jumped out of hiding and shot Milliman. The couple tried concocting a home invasion story to try to hide their activity. However, investigators …

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I originally posted about the bizarre craigslist killing of 19-year-old Natalie Bollinger of Broomfield, Colorado, here. It’s alleged that Natalie was despondent and suicidal, according to her friends, and she took out an on craigslist looking for a hitman to kill her. 22-year-old Joseph Michael Lopez is said to have responded to the ad posing …

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