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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It’s been a while since I posted about a craigslist-like murder. In my absence, I’ve probably missed more than a few. Unfortunately, another one has happened recently. Last week, 23-year-old Joshua Grey was shot and killed after listing his iPhone for sale on the marketplace app LetGo. Joshua was said to have met his assailant …

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Back in April, 16-year-old Jamaa Khalik Scott of Richmond, Virginia, was shot and killed after meeting someone through classifieds app LetGo. Scott was planning on stealing the phone being sold by grabbing it and running. Instead he was shot and killed by the seller who drove off. Late in August, 20-year-old Roger Craig Brown III, …

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I originally posted about the murder of 16-year-old Jamaa Khalik Scott here. He was shot and killed outside a middle school in Richmond, Virginia. Scott is said to have met up with someone who was selling a phone on LetGo, but Scott was allegedly planning on grabbing the phone and running. Instead, a struggle ensued …

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16-year-old Jamaa Khalik Scott of Richmond, Virginia, was shot and killed outside of a middle school after he went to meet someone who he thought he would be buying an iPhone from. Scott found the phone on the classifieds app LetGo. One witness and friend of Scott said Scott allegedly couldn’t afford the phone and …

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Memphis man convicted of sex trafficking in Virginia: 32-year-old Dwane Washington of Memphis, Tennessee was convicted of prostituting a 14-year-old girl on Backpage. The pair was arrested in Richmond, Virginia this past April. The girl was a runaway from Maryland who met up with Washington. She testified that Washington beat her and choked her on …

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Woman, 23, arrested after ‘seducing teenager on MySpace and getting pregnant with his baby’: Richmond woman arrested on sex-crime charge: So the Daily Mail calls it ‘seducing’ and the local paper calls it a ‘sex-crime’. Again I have to point out that they should call it what it really is, rape. When did the term …

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Couple charged with offering daughter for sexual favors: Trial for couple accused of human trafficking delayed: Ky. Couple Accused Of Trafficking Daughters For Sex: As you can tell by the picture Ed and Bev Bighead up there are Anthony and Kathy Hart of Richmond, Kentucky. They’ve been charged with human trafficking for allegedly turning out …

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Human Trafficking Victim Speaks Out: I’m sure you’ve noticed that I haven’t made any posts for the past two days. That’s because on Thursday I drove up to Richmond, Virginia to attend a screening of a movie called Call + Response. It was held at Richmond’s Byrd Theatre and was organized by the Richmond Justice …

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