The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

If you’re unfamiliar with the social/dating app MeetMe, you’re better off not knowing. Back in the before times of MySpace, MeetMe started out as MyYearbook. MyYearbook was developed by two teenagers who if memory serves me correctly marketed MyYearbook as a safer alternative to MySpace as it was geared toward high school age kids only. …

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Back in the MySpace days, a site called MyYearbook was created as a high school age alternative to MySpace. Since then, mostly through corporate acquisition, it’s become more of an adult hook up site called MeetMe. As with most hook up and dating platforms, MeetMe has its share of creeps as a mother from the …

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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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20-year-old Vladyslav Sergeevich Prykhodko, of Sapphire, North Carolina, is accused of allegedly posing as a 17-year-old boy on social and dating app MeetMe. Prykhodko is said to have lied about his age in order to meet a 14-year-old girl from Chatsworth, Georgia. He is then said to have made the three-hour, 150 mile drive, before …

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21-year-old Joseph Meili, of Russellville, Missouri, has been charged in the alleged rape and kidnapping of an 11-year-old Republic girl he met through MeetMe. This is said to have taken place in July of this year after Meili picked the girl up from her home and took her back to an apartment in Springfield. The …

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16-year-old Makayla Massey was last seen in her Victorville, California, home on August 25, 2017. Police say Makayla was using the social network/app MeetMe to possibly sell herself for sex. She reportedly posed as a 19-year-old with the names of Anita Green, Anitta Argintino, Anita Franchise, and Anita Massey. She is said to not have …

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25-year-old Ryan Soto of Wesley Chapel, Florida, was arrested for allegedly soliciting for child porn over social media. Soto was said to have asked users of the social network and dating app MeetMe for child porn and tried enticing people by saying “the more illegal the more $$$”. Thankfully, at least one MeetMe user reported …

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(Story broke 4/13/2017) 20-year-old Jim Persey, of Anchorage, Alaska, is accused of allegedly raping at least 10 women, some of whom he met through the dating app/social network MeetMe. Persey is said to have started his spree when he was 16 in 2014. He is accused of choking some of his victims into unconsciousness and …

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24-year-old Ronald Caryl, of Silver Springs, New York, has been arrested for allegedly receiving child porn from a woman he met on the social media site/dating app MeetMe. The woman, from Nashville, Tennessee, allegedly offered up herself for sex for money, but Caryl was reportedly looking for someone younger. To get the real effect of …

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