The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

The last time I posted about Ronnie “Jay” Adrian Towns he had his murder indictment thrown out because the grand jury was not chosen at random. Around the middle of last month, Towns was re-indicted for the 2015 murder of Bud and June Runion of Marietta, Georgia. Towns allegedly lured the Runions to their deaths …

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I originally posted about the 2017 murder of Hesham Kamel here. The 52-year-old man was shot in killed in Cleveland after leaving to meet someone who was interested in buying his car through the OfferUp app in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Kamel was approached by four individuals when a scuffle ensued. Someone produced a gun that …

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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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Over two weeks ago, there was a shooting at a high school football game in Pleasantville, New Jersey. Two children ages 10 and 15 were struck with the 10-year-old, Micah Tennant, dying five days after the shooting. The game took place between Pleasantville High School and Camden High School. You may have heard of Camden …

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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. Joshua was said to have met his assailant alone at a local intersection in Richmond, Virginia. The killer shot Joshua and then took his iPhone. Joshua was able to …

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Back in early 2015, retired couple Bud and June Runion of Marietta, Georgia, went missing after going to look at a classic Mustang they saw on craigslist. There was no actual Mustang as it seemed to be more of a  ploy to try to lure them into a robbery. A then 28-year-old Jay Towns was …

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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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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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18-year-old Terrius Randolph has been charged with Capital murder for allegedly shooting and killing a man he set up through mobile marketplace app LetGo. Randolph is accused of killing 67-year-old Oluwafemi Joseph Ogundana in Dallas, Texas. Police didn’t have to look far for Randolph for when the arrest warrant was issued Randolph was already in …

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This past Wednesday, 15-year-old Juan Mauricio Calderon was shot in Spartanburg, South Carolina after meeting someone through the LetGo app. Calderon was trying to buy a cell phone and had met the ‘seller’ at a home in Spartanburg. In what was believed to be a robbery attempt, Calderon was shot in the back of the …

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