The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

Yesterday, Douglas County District Judge Jeffrey Holmes ruled that 16-year-old Alec McKinney will be tried as an adult. This came after the hearings in which McKinney’s defense tried portraying the teen as having a traumatic home life who also heard voices telling him to hurt others. Judge Holmes acknowledged McKinney’s harsh upbringing but also acknowledged …

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Over the past few weeks, hearings have been held to determine whether or not 16-year-old Alec McKinney will be tried as an adult. McKinney and 18-year-old Devon Erickson are accused of shooting up STEM School Highlands Ranch in Colorado where 18-year-old Kendrick Castillo was killed. During the hearings, the defense put forth that McKinney suffered …

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Before we get to the heart of the matter, the school district that includes Saugus High School has announced that the school will be closed until after the Thanksgiving holiday. However, counseling will be provided at the school in the meantime. Now, a report has come out that says investigators are still wondering where gunman …

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Before we get started there are some corrections to be made. Previously I said that two victims had been killed and six injured at the Saugus High School shooting. That was an error on my part. While there were two students killed there were three that were wounded who weren’t the gunman. Also, it had …

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This past Thursday was a busy day in the world of school shootings. Not only was Jesse Osborne sentenced to life without parole for his role in the Townville Elementary School shooting but the Saugus High School shooting also took place.  It seems that this tragic day was not just limited to America as a …

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During 17-year-old Jesse Osborne’s sentencing hearing, his half-brother testified that their father was a mean drunk who would starve Jesse as punishment and would often beat Jesse with the proverbial switch. That testimony may have carried some weight if Osborne was only guilty of killing his own father, which he did. Osborne was also guilty …

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As I’m sure most of you know by now, there was a school shooting yesterday at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California. Before it was all said and done two students were killed and six were injured. The fatalities included a 16-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy. The shooter, 16-year-old Nathaniel Berhow, attempted to take …

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Back in September of 2016, a then 14-year-old Jesse Osborne shot and killed his father, 47-year-old Jeffrey Dewitt Osborne. Jesse Osborne then drove his father’s truck to Townville Elementary School in Townville, South Carolina, where he opened fire on the school striking two children and a teacher. One of the children, 6-year-old Jacob Hall,  later …

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Dimitrios Pagourtzis was 17 when he committed a school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas back in April of last year. Before it was all over, ten students lay dead. Pagourtzis was known to have a Columbine obsession as he would continually wear a trench coat along with a shirt that …

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The .32 caliber Ruger revolver used in last week’s shooting at Ridgway High School in Santa Rosa, California, was reported stolen back in 2016. While it’s not believed that the 17-year-old suspect stole the gun personally, it is believed that he bought the gun off the street. People who oppose gun control often bemoan that …

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