The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

This past Friday, the adoptive parents of Erica Parsons, Casey and Sandy Parsons, were both sentenced to federal prison time after being previously convicted on fraud charges. Casey was sentenced to ten years while Sandy was sentenced to eight. They were both immediately taken into custody at the time of sentencing. The Parsons’ were collecting …

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Last week the adoptive parents of Erica Parsons,Casey and Sandy Parsons, were arrested by federal agents on fraud charges. Erica has been missing from their Salisbury, North Carolina home since 2011 but the Parsonses have allegedly been collecting government benefits on Erica since that time. The pair have been charged with 76 counts of various …

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Prosecutors Seek 3 Years in Prison for Lori Drew: Apparently the last post I made about probation and a fine being recommended for Lori Drew was sort of incorrect. That recommendation was made by Drew’s defense. That’s what happens when I let my heart get a head of my brain. Thanks to Pat for pointing …

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Lawsuit says NY failed to protect disabled kids: The U.S. federal government has launched a lawsuit against Ne wYork City claiming that failed to prevent a woman who used fake identities to adopt 10 disabled children so she could collect $1.68M in subsidies. Of course the woman, Judith Leekin, 64, had no real interest in …

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Judge puts off ruling in Internet hoax case: U.S. District Court Judge George Wu said today that he will not rule on whether or not the charges against Lori Drew will be dismissed. Instead he cited a rule that allows him to wait after a verdict is reached before deciding on dismissal. Meanwhile the trial …

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More highlights from the Lori Drew trial. Drew’s former hairdresser, Christina Chu, testified that Drew considered the harassment of Megan Meier ‘a funny story’.. Chu even admonished Drew for what she was doing. When Chu asked why Drew wasn’t going to Megan’s wake Drew reportedly said “It’s not like I pulled the trigger.” Ashely Grills …

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Evidence of Megan Meier’s death will be permitted in Lori Drew’s cyber-bullying trial: On Friday after saying he probably wouldn’t allow it at trial U.S. District Judge George Wu ruled that prosecutors would be able to present Megan Meier’s suicide at Lori Drew’s fraud trial. I’m torn on this because it will lead to a …

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Suicide evidence likely out of MySpace hoax trial: Yesterday the federal judge presiding over the trial of Lori Drew said that he was leading towards excluding the suicide of Megan Meier as evidence. Personally I don’t have any problem with this. I don’t want Lori Drew to have any excuse if she is sent to …

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