The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

Back in March, two different fathers were arrested in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles for the alleged school shooting plots of their sons. In the home of a 16-year-old, two revolvers, one semi-automatic handgun, a rifle and 90 rounds of ammunition were found to be unsecured in the home. In the home …

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Registered sex offender and possible missing link Christopher Coates, 41, of Carpinteria, California, recently pleaded not guilty in a Los Angeles court to allegedly making and receiving child porn on mobile messaging app Kik. Coates is no stranger to the world of child porn as he was previously convicted of child porn twice and for …

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Arrests Made in “Craigslist Murder” of SoCal Father: I originally posted about the craigslist murder of Rene Balbuena here. He was shot and killed on the streets of L.A. in front of his 15-year-old son. He was lured to his death by someone who was supposed to be selling him a cell phone. Instead two …

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Father Killed in Front of His Son While Responding to Craigslist Ad: Rene Balbuena and his 15-year-old son were sitting in his car on the streets of Los Angeles waiting for a craigslist seller who was going to sell them a cellphone. Instead two men came up to the car and started shooting killing Balbuena …

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Fatal stabbing at South East High prompts call for more security: Last week 18-year-old Abraham Lopez stabbed his ex-girlfriend, 17-year-old Cindi Santana, to death in the lunchroom of South East High School in Los Angeles. My guess is this macho douchebag lived by the ‘If I can’t have you no one can’ credo considering that …

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Lenny Dykstra Accused of Exposing Himself to Women He Met on Craigslist: I used to be a fan of Lenny Dykstra when he played for the Phillies but once he left I didn’t follow him much. From what I understand he’s had his fair share of controversy since then. I think this one tops them …

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LAPD seeks more victims in South L.A. teenage prostitution case: Police in Los Angeles arrested 34-year-old Leroy Bragg after they found him allegedly prostituting a 13-year-old girl. The girl was able to use a cell phone of a good Samaritan to contact her parents who contacted the LAPD. The girl was being held against her …

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Police: Girl Sexually Assaulted by Man She Met on MySpace: 13-year-old girl allegedly kidnapped, assaulted by man she met on MySpace: Police in Los Angeles arrested 35-year-old Samuel Francisco (yes kids, his name is Sam Francisco) for allegedly kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl that he met on MySpace. Police say that Fransisco lured …

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No Prison Time for MySpace Predator: I originally posted about Kevin Dale Pierce here. Back in 2007 the then 33-year-old Pierce was arrested for posing as a 19-year-old art student from UCLA soliciting nude pictures from underage girls over MySpace. When he was arrested he told police he did not believe he was breaking the …

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Mom charged with fatally stabbing 2 daughters: 37-year-old Antonia Gomez of Los Angeles has been charged with slashing the throats and killing two of her daughters. Gomez allegedly killed her daughters, Edith Moreno, 11 and Diana Moreno, 17, because she lost her job and could not make the mortgage payments. Gomez cut herself too but …

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