The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

This past Friday, an anonymous tip led to the discovery of two Glock handguns in the car of a 16-year-old student at Atrisco Heritage Academy High School in Alburquerque, New Mexico. Two full ammunition clips were also said to be found in the car. You would think that these guns being found on school grounds …

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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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Last week, 19-year-old Hunter Nicholson of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, was sentenced to 30 days in jail and three years of supervised release after pleading guilty to lying to a federal firearms dealer. You see, Nicholson bought an AM-15 assault rifle with the money his 16-year-old friend gave him. Nicholson then gave the assault rifle, or semi-automatic …

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Back before the Thanksgiving holiday,  an image was posted to Snapchat of a student of Carrboro High School in North Carolina brandishing a gun. Another student added a caption to the photo which indicated that students who attend the school could be in danger. Basically, police interpreted the Snapchat as a school shooting threat and …

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USA Today recently interviewed Terrance Hopkins who is a Dallas police senior corporal. Officer Hopkins exchanged gunfire with a gunman who was armed with an AK-47. The gunman ended up killing five Dallas police officers. When USA Today asked Officer Hopkins about ‘good guys with guns’ he had a lot to say about the subject… …

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Speaking of the Right getting things wrong about school shootings, because we were, another right-wing pundit claims that they have the answer to preventing school shootings. A Townhall columnist claims that a study done by the Crime Prevention Research Center shows that schools that allow their staff to be armed have not had a school …

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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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