The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

Speaking of dudes who just can’t stop themselves, we have 41-year-old Arliss Burress of Valparaiso, Indiana. He’s been charged with allegedly molesting a child and was ordered to have no contact with the victim. While the victim blocked Burress on Facebook, Burress allegedly opened another account to ‘wave’ to his purported victim on Messenger. Burress …

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I could have sworn I posted this story before but when I checked the archives I found similar stories but not this one. Anyway, 16-year-old Dejuan Taylor of Indianapolis has been charged as an adult in botched OfferUp robbery that turned into a murder. The victim was 16-year-old Elijah Taylor who was not related to …

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Bennie Schuck II and Amber Talley, both of Indianapolis, have been arrested and charged with sexual exploitation of a child. The pair are accused of allegedly sexually abusing a less than 12-year-old girl and sharing the images with each other on the mobile messaging app Kik. Schuck was said to be sharing the images with …

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17-year-old Garry Lee Higgins has been charged as an adult in the June shooting death of 16-year-old Johnny Peluyera. Johnny was selling an Xbox on OfferUp and met Higgins and an 18-year-old cohort at an abandoned home in Gary, Indiana. During the transaction, one of the suspects allegedly produced a gun and shot Johnny in …

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Previously, I’ve posted about the murder of 16-year-old Johnny Peluyera who was shot and killed in Gary, Indiana after trying to sell an Xbox on marketplace app OfferUp.  Johnny and his father met the buyers at an abandoned house in Gary when the transaction turned deadly. One of the suspects allegedly produced a silver handgun …

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This story broke 10 days ago and once again I apologize for being so late with it, however, that doesn’t make the story any less important as the suspects are still at large. On June 12th, 16-year-old Johnny Peluyera of Gary, Indiana was shot and killed after meeting two people who wanted to buy his …

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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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30-year-old Adam Russell Hegyi, of Crown Point, Indiana, is facing federal prosecution for allegedly threatening and extorting an underage girl over social media. Hegyi is said to have used (deep breath) Omegle, Kik, Snapchat, Skype, Instagram, Facebook and FaceTime. What, no Friendster? All kidding aside, Hegyi is one scary dude. After he allegedly coerced the …

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In case you ever wondered if monsters exist in our world, read the story about 22-year-old Mekielle Pullins of Indiana. Back in July, she triggered an Amber Alert when she allegedly abducted her own kids, ages 2, 3, and 7. Luckily, they were found to be unharmed and have been placed with the Indiana Department …

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An Indianapolis woman had her cell phone stolen after trying to sell it on LetGo. In an attempt to try to catch the thieves she placed another ad, then told the people she believed robbed her to meet her at a local hospital parking lot. The woman informed hospital security to be on the lookout …

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