The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

30-year-old Devon Holder was shot and killed by an off-duty New York City cop when Holder allegedly tried to rob the cop. The policeman was responding to a craigslist ad for a used car but when he arrived to meet the sellers in Queens he was met with a gun pointed at him and his …

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‘Black Hitler’: Alleged hooker made the whole thing up: I originally posted about 54-year-old Sherman Gamble of Manhattan, aka Black Hitler, here. He was arrested back in March for not only allegedly prostituting several women on Backpage but also for attempted murder, kidnapping, assault and strangulation. The name Black Hitler is derived from what he …

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‘Black Hitler’ charged with pimping women online: court papers: Man who called himself ‘black Hitler’ now hit with pimping charges: court papers: 54-year-old Sherman Gamble of Manhattan was recently indicted for allegedly turning out five women on Backpage for prostitution. Backpage would probably tell you that the ads passed all their safeguards. The hobbyists, aka …

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I’ve been in the medical corporate world for 24 years now. I’ve done and said some pretty stupid things to advance in the corporate world. Nothing malicious. Mostly admitting to skills that I didn’t have or pretending to share an interest with my superiors. Some times the gamble paid off other times it didn’t. One …

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Alicia Keys Rallies Fans To Join Protest Against Sex Trafficking Ads: I’ll be honest with you. I wouldn’t know an Alicia Keys song if it bit me in the face. However I do know that she’s an award-winning R&B artist who has an enormous fan base. Recently Ms. Keys took to that fan base to …

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$7 million prostitution ring busted in New York City, police say: Police bust prostitution ring catering to Wall Street: In New York City the NYPD busted a major prostitution ring that involved an ‘escort service’ called High Class NY. Those indicted were Mikhail Yampolsky, his wife Bronislava Yampolsky, their son Alexander Yapolsky, a stepson Jonathan …

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Oscar Winner Facing Sex Charges an Apparent Suicide: I’ve posted about 73-year-old Joseph Brooks before. He’s the Oscar winning songwriter who wrote the Debby Boone hit “You Light Up My Life”. He was facing charges that he used craigslist to lure aspiring actresses to his New York City home where he would date rape them. …

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Crime Reporter Trench Reynold’s Gutsy Take on Downtown Independent Dems: I’d like to thank Don MacPherson of the Soho Journal in New York City for his kind words about me and for reposting my entry on the Downtown Independent Democrats resolution against Village Voice Media owned Backpage as far as their human trafficking record is …

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I was sent a press release from the Downtown Independent Democrats who say they are the oldest and largest progressive Democratic organization in lower Manhattan. The press release contained the candidates they have endorsed for the next New York elections and that’s their prerogative. I’m not too pleased that they’ve endorsed current New York state …

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