The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

Kik Man sentenced to 3 years for sexually abusing teen in Olympic National Park A complaint filed in May says James Christopher Overton began communicating with a girl on the Kik app when she was 13 and he was 33. N.J. man traveled to Virginia to have sex with 14-year-old he met on Kik. Now …

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Female child porn traders are not unheard of, however, they are still quite rare. In my experience, when a woman trades or produces child porn it’s usually for a boyfriend they’re trying to hold on to. That doesn’t appear to be the case for 33-year-old Ashley Iverson of Page, Arizona. Iverson has been arrested for …

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In case you doubt my assessment that the mobile messaging app Kik is rife with sex offenders, pedophiles, and child porn collectors, here’s yet another story that further proves my standpoint. 32-year-old Jeremy V. Hoover of Oconto, Wisconsin, has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a girl who was between 7 and 17 months at the time of …

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Speaking of predators and social media, one of the worst places online you can allow your kids to roam free is Kik. Kik is a mobile messaging app that can be used as a replacement for text messaging and it also has rooms and groups that people can join. Because of that, many of their …

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31-year-old Bobby Dominguez of San Antonio, Texas, was arrested last month for allegedly sharing child porn on the mobile messaging app Kik with an undercover federal investigator. In a Kik group chat, Dominguez reportedly told the FBI agent that Dominguez had ‘access’ to a 6-year-old girl. Dominguez is said to have sent the agent explicit …

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The FBI is looking for more victims of Nikko Adolfo Perez of Atwater, California. Perez has been indicted on several counts of crimes relating to children and social media including receipt of child porn. The 26-year-old Perez is believed to have used a number of social media platforms including Omegle, Instagram, Snapchat, and Kik, among …

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Just because it’s been months since I posted a story about Kik doesn’t mean all their predators have been inactive. For example, 33-year-old Christopher Goodin of Elyria, Ohio, is accused of allegedly posing as a 12-year-old girl and the fake girl’s abusive bully in order to extort nudes from a 12-year-old girl over the mobile …

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What is it with child predators and buses? Since the days of MySpace, I’ve been posting stories about how either the predator traveled to meet the victim by bus or tried to have their victim come to them by bus. It’s probably because a passenger doesn’t necessarily need an ID to travel across the country …

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Local parent says he discovered teens using Snapchat to buy and sell drugs: (Bixby, Oklahoma) Man sentenced for enticing children through app: 40-year-old Aaron Anthony of Idaho Falls sentenced to 2-10 for trying to solicit underage girls through Kik. A pricey mistake: How to avoid accidental in-app purchases: Parent lets kid run wild unsupervised on …

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Kik, the mobile messaging app that’s home to sex offenders, pedophiles, and child porn collectors, recently announced they were forming a safety board. However, it seems like their motivation is more based in greed than user safety. If you read not only this article from Venture Beat, but Kik’s press release as well, it seems …

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