The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

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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This past Friday, it was six years since the remains of 19-year-old Carina Saunders were found inside a duffel bag behind a store in Bethany, Oklahoma. Also this past Friday, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation renewed the $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Carina’s killer. This reward has been offered multiple …

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A gravitational anomaly must have happened in Tulsa recently since a nine-month-old infant is now brain-dead after ‘falling off a bed’. Doctors who examined the child said the injuries the child sustained were consistent with that of being ejected from a car during a high-speed collision or falling from a third story window onto concrete. …

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I originally posted about former Oklahoma State Senator Ralph Shortey here. Back in March, he was caught in a motel with a 17-year-old boy he met through craigslist, who Shortey was allegedly paying for sex. When asked about the situation, Shortey reportedly said “he was just there to hang out with his friend.” More recently, …

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In July of 2015, 18-year-old Robert Bever and 16-year-old Michael Bever allegedly stabbed and killed their father, 52-year-old David Bever, their mother, 44-year-old April Bever, brothers Daniel, 12, and Christopher, 7, and their sister, 5-year-old Victoria. Thirteen-year-old Crystal, who had been stabbed, and two-year-old Autumn survived. The two brothers allegedly killed their family so they …

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A story is making the rounds that a family in Del City, Oklahoma, caught an alleged online predator in a homemade sting. The father was using parental software when he is said to have caught his 13-year-old daughter having a sexual conversation with a 33-year-old man. It wasn’t made clear what platform was being used …

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(Story broke 4/27/2017) 46-year-old Jennifer J. Hemstreet, of Enid, Oklahoma, was arraigned back in late April for allegedly sending explicit pictures and videos on Snapchat to two teen boys, ages 15 and 17. The 17-year-old was sent nude images of the woman, while the 15-year-old received similar images and explicit videos of her. You see, …

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(Story broke on 5/23/2017) 39-year-old Jerrica Lackey, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, is accused of allegedly sexually abusing her own 1-year-old daughter because her online boyfriend asked her to. The baby’s father is said to have discovered the images and messages to the boyfriend on Lackey’s phone on the Kik app. The boyfriend is reportedly a man …

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