The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

If you were wondering how long it would take for a creeper to break quarantine, the answer is this past Sunday. That’s when 22-year-old Michael McDole was allegedly found in his car in Winter Haven, Florida with a 15-year-old girl. McDole was said to have met the girl on Snapchat. Police evidence seems to indicate …

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21-year-old Vinh S. Nguyen was arrested back in September by police in Plantation, Florida. Nguyen was allegedly using his phone to record a woman in a mall dressing room. When police went through his phone on the voyeurism investigation, they allegedly found several images of child porn on Nguyen’s phone along with instructions on how …

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Late last month, 37-year-old Robert Michael Berry of St. Petersburg, Florida was arrested for allegedly trying to meet a minor for sex over the social networking app Skout. Skout’s parent company also owns the equally questionable dating app MeetMe. Luckily, the 14-year-old girl he thought he was meeting for sex was actually an undercover detective …

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42-year-old Aaron Ferrell was recently arrested by the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office in Florida. Ferrell allegedly was grooming a minor over Snapchat. He was caught after he went to a florist and tried sending flowers to the minor. He is said to have requested the flowers be sent anonymously with the message of “To my …

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55-year-old  Julian Antonio Suarez is/was a school security guard in Weston, Florida. Reportedly he was at a school where he was not authorized to be armed. However, he also worked at another school where he was authorized. At the unauthorized school, Suarez reportedly showed his gun to a co-worker in the parking lot. Somehow, the …

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Since May, Florida schools have had to notify the state when one of their ‘Safe-School’ Officers has what you might call a mishap. Now, these aren’t police officers but armed security hired by the various school districts. The South Florida Sun-Sentinel has gotten a hold of the reports of these mishaps. One officer was practicing …

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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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Yeah, I don’t know what’s up with that mugshot either. Anyway, Austin Stephens of Panama City Beach, Florida is facing child porn charges after he allegedly posted explicit images of children to his Tumblr account. The incident is said to have taken place in March of 2018 which predates Tumblr’s porn ban by nine months. …

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If you’ve never heard of Omegle before, it’s a website, not an app, that allows strangers to chat with each other. It can be a webcam chat or not depending on the user’s preference. Omegle claims the video chats are monitored but I question how close they’re monitoring the chats since stories like this continue …

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Usually, I only deal with Snapchat creeps when they’re in some position of authority since anecdotally that’s where they seem to groom their victims. However, I couldn’t pass up this article from Winter Springs, Florida. 19-year-old Anthony Nave was arrested for ‘having sex’ with a minor girl that he met on Snapchat. The only indication …

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