The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

Back in September of last year, 23-year-old Joshua Grey was shot and killed in Richmond, Virginia after listing his iPhone for sale on the marketplace app LetGo. At the time of my original post police had surveillance video but no suspects. Apparently, during one of my many absences, Richmond police found Joshua’s assailants. 18-year-old Demeco …

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As mentioned previously, Veron Primus of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has been charged with the 2006 murder of Chanel Petro-Nixon in Brooklyn. He was deported back to St. Vincent after doing time in a New York prison for violating a restraining order. While in St. Vincent he was arrested and charged with the murder …

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In April of 2018, Serafin and Deanna Lorenzo were found shot to death in an Estero, Florida office park. The couple reportedly went there to purchase a firearm from someone who claimed to be selling one off of Armslist. Armslist has been referred to as the craigslist of guns and it courts controversy because Armslist …

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Chanel Petro-Nixon was 16-years-old when she was strangled to death on the streets of Brooklyn. Her body was later found in a garbage bag. For a decade, no one was charged with her murder. It was in 2016 when investigators were finally able to connect a person of interest to Chanel’s murder.  That person was …

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18-year-old Terrius Randolph has been charged with Capital murder for allegedly shooting and killing a man he set up through mobile marketplace app LetGo. Randolph is accused of killing 67-year-old Oluwafemi Joseph Ogundana in Dallas, Texas. Police didn’t have to look far for Randolph for when the arrest warrant was issued Randolph was already in …

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David Sparre was convicted in 2011 for the murder of 21-year-old Tiara Pool. The Jacksonville, Florida mother of one had met Sparre through craigslist’s Casual Encounters section in 2010. Sparre was just looking for a victim as he stabbed Tiara Pool 89 times in what Sparre admitted to being a thrill kill. In 2012 Sparre was …

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Erica Parsons was 13 in 2011 when she went missing from her home in Salisbury, North Carolina. She wasn’t reported missing until 2013. Her adoptive parents, Casey and Sandy Parsons, continued to collect Erica’s government benefits while she was missing. Casey Parsons claimed Erica went to live with her biological grandmother ‘Nan’ who didn’t actually exist. …

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This past Wednesday, 15-year-old Juan Mauricio Calderon was shot in Spartanburg, South Carolina after meeting someone through the LetGo app. Calderon was trying to buy a cell phone and had met the ‘seller’ at a home in Spartanburg. In what was believed to be a robbery attempt, Calderon was shot in the back of the …

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17-year-old Garry Lee Higgins has been charged as an adult in the June shooting death of 16-year-old Johnny Peluyera. Johnny was selling an Xbox on OfferUp and met Higgins and an 18-year-old cohort at an abandoned home in Gary, Indiana. During the transaction, one of the suspects allegedly produced a gun and shot Johnny in …

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