The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

I could have sworn I posted this story before but when I checked the archives I found similar stories but not this one. Anyway, 16-year-old Dejuan Taylor of Indianapolis has been charged as an adult in botched OfferUp robbery that turned into a murder. The victim was 16-year-old Elijah Taylor who was not related to …

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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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Police: CEO of children’s aid group busted with teen in Clearwater hotel room According to arrest affidavits, 35-year-old Larry Eugene Lawson met the teen through social media, and the two have allegedly been conducting a relationship for about two years. Lawson allegedly picked up the boy from his home a week ago without his mother’s …

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Craigslist Probation plus jail time for man prosecutors said tried to meet 14-year-old girl for sex acts Puppy stolen from Santa Clarita woman’s home then sold on Craigslist Puppy seller falls victim to fraud You really shouldn’t buy or sell pets on craigslist. Woman profiled by 3 On Your Side arrested Kauai man sentenced to …

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Back in January, 40-year-old Chad Laplante and a friend went to buy a video game system off of either OfferUp or craigslist. The pair was instead lured to a robbery where Mr. Laplante was shot. He spent close to a month in the hospital before finally succumbing to his injuries. According to Laplante’s family… “He …

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Prostitution bust stemming from internet ads leads to two teens’ rescue from child sex trafficking: Lexington, South Carolina. India Tykeyeh Cuyler, 23, and Donnell Salethian Woodard, 29, are accused of allegedly coercing two 16-year-old girls into prostitution on Backpage. Mankato Police Seeking Help In Locating Suspects Involved In Robbery: Minnesota. Man was robbed while trying …

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20-year-old David A. Williams of Kansas City, Missouri, was arrested for allegedly robbing and carjacking a man in Independence, Missouri, and shooting his 15-year-old accomplice. Police say that the victim set up a hook-up on Snapchat, but when the victim arrived at the meeting place Williams was said to have robbed the victim with the …

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Cloned iPhone X costs Chandler couple big: Arizona. OfferUp. Knock off iPhones being sold online are actually Android phones. You can read more about it here as well. Police: Teens shot attempting to steal during meetup to buy jewelry: San Antonio, Texas. OfferUp. They’ll live. Rural Brandon man arrested for apartment rental scam: Iowa. 43-year-old …

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Trial Date Set For Couple Who Allegedly Sold Baby: Greenville, Tennessee. Deanna Lynn Greer, 38, and John David Cain, 27, are accused of allegedly trying to see an infant on craigslist back in March. CSU Police report series of fraudulent checks, scams: Colorado State University, Craigslist, Fake Check Scam. Man shot by brothers while trying …

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