The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

21-year-old Maribely Lopez of Lindenwold, New Jersey was shot and killed back in March outside a vacant home in Willingboro, New Jersey. Lopez was in her car and was there to meet someone she was supposed to be selling a phone to through the marketplace app OfferUp. Instead, she was shot once in the back …

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33-year-old April Vancleave of Arlington, Texas was murdered around Christmas-time in 2016. She was selling handmade jewelry on the marketplace app 5miles in order to buy Christmas presents for her 6-year-old daughter. She took just about every precaution in trying to ensure her safety as she took her husband with her to the meet, the …

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53-year-old Timothy Ray Walker, aka Timothy Ray Havelka, of Blount County, Alabama is accused of allegedly killing 70-year-old Dennis Allan Foltz. Walker was said to have met Foltz after placing a craigslist ad looking for an “older man” with “no family ties.” Foltz was shot twice in the back of the head and his body …

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I originally posted about the murder of Courtney Jackson here. She was the mother from Falcon, Colorado who died after being shot twice in the head. Her husband, 45-year-old Thomas Harry Jackson allegedly told police dispatchers that his wife was suicidal and that she shot herself during the call to 911 except no shots were …

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I normally don’t do missing person stories. I usually leave them for the armchair sleuths of the internet. I am no sleuth, but if I can help get the word out even a little bit, then I do what I can. Back in October, someone entered the home of 13-year-old Jayme Closs in Barron, Wisconsin. …

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To briefly recap the murder of 19-year-old Natalie Bollinger from  Broomfield, Colorado, reportedly, the despondent Bollinger took out an ad on craigslist last year asking someone to kill her. Friends say that Natalie Bollinger had mental health issues and was suicidal along with having a drug habit. That does not excuse 22-year-old Joseph Michael Lopez …

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In 2011, Timothy Smith of Woodstock, Illinois,  shot and killed 48-year-old Kurt Milliman. Smith was prostituting his wife on craigslist out of their home and Milliman allegedly got to rough with Smith’s wife. Smith jumped out of hiding and shot Milliman. The couple tried concocting a home invasion story to try to hide their activity. However, investigators …

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Back in October, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office responded to the home of Thomas and Courtney Jackson. Thomas Jackson told deputies that his wife was suicidal but Courtney Jackson denied the allegation. Previously, deputies had been to the home in Falcon, Colorado, in prior weeks due to the Jacksons accusing each other of domestic …

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I originally posted about the bizarre craigslist killing of 19-year-old Natalie Bollinger of Broomfield, Colorado, here. It’s alleged that Natalie was despondent and suicidal, according to her friends, and she took out an on craigslist looking for a hitman to kill her. 22-year-old Joseph Michael Lopez is said to have responded to the ad posing …

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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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