The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

19-year-old Yunsong Zhao was the Virginia Tech student from China who was arrested back in January after allegedly trying to purchase 5,000 bullets for his AR-15. He was also supposedly researching how to obtain body armor and was in possession of a decommissioned police car that still had police markings on it. While in jail …

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Overshadowed by the news of the Parkland shooting in Florida, a school shooting was narrowly avoided in Everett, Washington. 18-year-old Joshua Alexander O’Connor was arrested for allegedly plotting an attack against ACES High School in Everett. O’Connor was turned in by his grandmother after she found evidence of his plot and the evidence was alarming. …

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Back in late January, just days after the shooting at Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky, that left two dead, a cache of weapons was found in the bedroom of a 14-year-old student of Uniontown Area High School in Pennsylvania. Police were tipped off to the juvenile suspect after another student recorded the suspect …

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I originally posted about Yunsong Zhao here. He’s the 19-year-old Virginia Tech student from China who allegedly was in illegal possession of a firearm and tried to buy 5000 bullets. First, a little clarification on my last post. In that post I said that it was illegal for Zhao to own a firearm since he’s …

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19-year-old Yunsong Zhao was a student at Virginia Tech who had recently been arrested for possessing an assault rifle and trying to purchase 5000 bullets. The reason that’s illegal in this case is that Zhao is not an American citizen and under the terms of his visa, it is illegal for him to own any …

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Back in March 2017, 18-year-old Nicole Cevario was arrested for plotting a school shooting against Catoctin High School in Thurmont, Maryland. This wasn’t just some teenage girl fantasizing about shooting up her school either. As you can see in the above photo, police seized a shotgun and several pipe bombs made by Cervaio. Cervaio had …

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Just a few days after the fatal shooting at Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky, a 14-year-old was arrested in Western Pennsylvania for allegedly plotting a school shooting. A student of Uniontown Area High School, in Uniontown, PA, is said to have heard the suspect making a threat against the school. That student told …

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Earlier this week there was a hearing in regards to the alleged school shooting plot targeting Zemmer Middle School in Lapeer, Michigan. The defense for the three teen suspects tried getting the charges thrown out, however, the judge ruled there was substantial evidence for a trial to be held. One of the defense attorneys seems …

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Two school shooting plots were said to have been thwarted in the state of Oklahoma recently. While the alleged plots were unrelated, the two targeted schools were only an hour apart from each other. The less serious of the two plots was discovered at Sequoyah Public Schools in Rogers County. That plot was said to …

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(Story broke 8/2/2017) I originally posted about the alleged school shooting plot against Zemmer Middle School in Lapeer, Michigan, here. If you’ll recall, two 14-year-olds and a 15-year-old were arrested and charged as adults for allegedly plotting an attack against the school. The teens made a video similar to the Columbine Basement Tapes, where these …

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