The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

Bond Denied For Man Charged In Daughter’s Death: 38-year-old David Courson of Monticello, Florida, has been charged with manslaughter in the January death of his 6-year-old daughter Becca. Police allege that Courson was letting a 13-year-old drive his truck when the accident happened. They say that Courson was drunk and liquor, weed and what sounds …

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Reno police: Intoxicated man arrested after letting son, 11, drive car: Not a lot of detail on this one but police in Reno, Nevada arrested Carl Richard Buchanan for allegedly being drunk while letting his 11-year-old son drive him home. Luckily no one was hurt. To be honest the real reason I wanted to post …

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Mom’s designated driver: her 13-year-old son: 32-year-old Heather Choulos and her boyfriend got bombed at a restaurant in San Anselmo, California. Both have prior convictions for DUI. Rather than doing the sensible thing of calling a cab or not getting drunk when they know they have to drive they allegedly made Choulos’ 13-year-old son drive. …

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6-Year-Old Drives After Mom Smokes “That Stinky Stuff”: Police: 6-Year-Old Driver Says Mom Was ‘Smoking The Smelly Stuff’: Is that a mugshot of the year candidate or what? Anyway, that my friends is 30-year-old Lakisha Hogue of Coatesville, Pa. She was arrested after the Dodge Durango she was riding in was pulled over. The reason …

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Troopers: 7-year-old was mom’s designated driver: 37-year-old Karen K. Koch (nice initials) of Fairbanks, Alaska was arrested for letting her 7-year-old son drive the car while she was drunk. Not only was she drunk but police say that she was also passed out. When police finally caught up with her and woke her ass up …

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Father charged when 8-year-old driver causes damage: This story is almost comical if it wasn’t so dangerous. 34-year-old Mark A. Belanger of Sarasota, Fla. was arrested in Bradenton for letting his 8-year-old son drive his van. He claimed he was ‘feeling woozy’ and wanted to have a bonding moment with his son. The son then …

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9-year-old makes beer run; dad charged with child abuse: The driving age in most states is 16. In New Jersey it’s 17 and I think one of the Dakotas has a driving age of 14. Still, none of those are 9-years-old. That didn’t matter to Joshua Fagan of Cape Coral, Florida. When Fagan needed to …

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