The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

This is old news by now, but Jessie Miskelley, of the West Memphis Damien Echols + 2, was arrested over Thanksgiving weekend. He was arrested in West Memphis on traffic violations including driving without a license, driving without insurance and having no headlights. Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington doesn’t think this is enough …

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Tape with post-trial confession played in court: In their appeal to get a new trial the post-trial confession of Jessie Misskelley was played in court. On the audiotape, Misskelley said he, Damien Echols and Jason Baldwin were drinking alcohol next to a ditch when the boys approached. He said Echols grabbed 1 of the boys …

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