The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

Back in January, 40-year-old Chad Laplante and a friend went to buy a video game system off of either OfferUp or craigslist. The pair was instead lured to a robbery where Mr. Laplante was shot. He spent close to a month in the hospital before finally succumbing to his injuries. According to Laplante’s family… “He …

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UPDATE 2/11/2018: 20-year-old Terrell Funches and an unnamed 15-year-old girl have been charged in the murder Atlaf Malik. Authorities were able to trace the suspects back through the LetGo app. So is this now a LetGo murder? *** The body of 43-year-old Altaf Malik, of Richmond, Texas, was found in a dumpster in Houston. Mr. …

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This story is back from late September. 65-year-old Murray Blackmon is accused of the fatal hit and run of a 44-year-old man who Blackmon may have scammed on craigslist. The victim was said to be there to buy a laptop from Blackmon, but Blackmon has a history of craigslist scams. The victim was holding on …

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42-year-old Jonathan Outlaw was a former police officer at Tennessee State University. Recently, he was shot and killed at a gas station in Robertson County, Tennessee. He was there to meet someone from craigslist who was interested in buying his car, instead three suspects tried to steal the car from Outlaw. One of the suspects …

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In addition to the arrest of 34-year-old Davis Rios, police in San Antonio also arrested 39-year-old Gilbert George Moran, in the alleged craigslist killing of Vicente Cruz in Atlanta, Georgia. Back in May, Mr. Cruz went missing after going to sell his truck on craigslist and never returned, His truck was found abandoned and his …

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Back in May, I posted about the disappearance of 44-year-old Vicente Cruz, of Austell, Georgia. He went missing after he went to sell his truck on craigslist. His body was found on May the 22nd, which I was unaware of. That officially made the story a craigslist killing. This past week, 34-year-old David Rios was …

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(Story broke 6/30/2017) Back in May, I posted about the murder of 26-year-old Mezaio Pickett who was shot and killed at a restaurant parking lot in Smyrna, Georgia, during a craigslist deal. At that time, it wasn’t made very clear if this was a robbery set up or something else. Back in late June, it …

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As some of you may know, I recently appeared on TV One’s #Murder to discuss the craigslist killing of Tiara Brown/Tiara Pool. As you can see by viewing the episode below, my screen time was very minimal which was ok. https://player.theplatform.com/p/L9TCEC/UcK_iMgi3Gzk/embed/select/VF4mc_6akJiX?autoPlay=true&t=1 I mean you had police investigators, members of Tiara’s family, accomplished journalists, and here …

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This Monday Night, July 24th 2017, I will be appearing on an episode of the TV show #Murder, that’s on the One TV Network. The show deals with the craigslist killing committed in Jacksonville, Florida, by David Sparre. The episode airs at 10PM Eastern and 9PM Central. If you don’t have TV One in your …

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(Story broke 7/9/2017) 54-year-old Robert Lee Covington was the personal assistant to the senior pastor at the Cathedral of Hope of Dallas. According to reports, the Cathedral of Hope is one of the largest LGBT churches in the country. Mr. Covington was found dead in his home on Friday night. He is said to have …

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