The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

18-year-old Kobe Jace Mahoney of Seminole County, Oklahoma, is accused of having a ‘sexual relationship’ with a 12-year-old girl he met through social media. Mahoney allegedly communicated with his victim through Facebook and Snapchat where he is said to have arranged eight sexual encounters with the girl while her father was at work. Normally, when …

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I’m usually dismissive of crime documentaries. It seems more often than not that they only provide one half of the story. Making a Murderer and the Paradise Lost series immediately come to mind. However, a Texas filmmaker is getting ready to make a documentary that I am more than willing to get behind. Carina Saunders …

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I’m not trying to pick on police officers today. Normally, I think that they have a thankless job in their duty to try and keep the peace. Having grown up Irish-Catholic in the Northeast you know that I have police in my family. However, as I said in my previous post, police do need to …

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Speaking of Oklahoma City and Columbine, late last week, an Oklahoma City mother turned her 14-year-old son in to police. She believed that her son was plotting an attack against Douglass High School. The mother not only found a hit list but she also found a journal detailing her son’s intentions… In one entry dated …

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Again, I have to apologize for being late in bringing you this story. The recent spate of school shootings has been keeping me busy, however, this story is no less important. Back in the Spring of last year,  21-year-olds Alize Smith and Jarron Moreland were shot and killed during a craigslist transaction gone wrong. Smith …

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There’s not a lot to this story but in a nutshell, Josh McGowen, age unknown, was arrested in Tulsa, Oklahoma for allegedly Snapchatting his junk to a 10-year-old girl. Hey parents, this is why you shouldn’t allow your 10-year-old daughters to be on Snapchat or any other social media platform. Do you really want them …

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I initially posted about the murders of Alize Smith and Jarron Moreland here. Back in April, the two 21-year-olds from Moore, Oklahoma, were shot and killed during a craigslist gun sale gone wrong. Their bodies were found days later, weighted down in a pond. 22-year-old Kevin Garcia-Boettler and 43-year-old Johnny Barker were charged with their …

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Just because craigslist removed its personals section doesn’t mean it’s any safer. Last weekend, two men, 21-year-olds Alize Smith and Jarron Moreland, went missing in Moore, Oklahoma, after witnesses saw them being taken into a van. Moreland’s family claimed that he was meeting someone to sell something through craigslist. Sadly, the bodies of Moreland and …

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Michael Bever’s defense team recently announced they would not be pursuing an insanity defense for their client. In 2015, a then 16-year-old Michael Bever, and his then 18-year-old brother Robert, stabbed and killed their parents, 52-year-old David Bever and 44-year-old April Bever, in their Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, home. However, they didn’t stop there. They also …

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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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