The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

If you’re unfamiliar with the social/dating app MeetMe, you’re better off not knowing. Back in the before times of MySpace, MeetMe started out as MyYearbook. MyYearbook was developed by two teenagers who if memory serves me correctly marketed MyYearbook as a safer alternative to MySpace as it was geared toward high school age kids only. …

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27-year-old Tevin Vann of Wilmington, North Carolina was recently convicted and sentenced to life without parole for a disturbing 2016 murder. Vann brutally murdered 21-year-old Ashley Ann McLean who was in her first trimester at the time. McLean was beaten and stabbed and died from a lacerated liver according to the autopsy. Vann confessed to …

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Last week, you may remember the story about how a Wisconsin high school student was shot by a School Resource Offer. No, not that one, the other one. This was the one that happened at Oshkosh West High School where 16-year-old Grant Fuhrman allegedly stabbed the school’s resource officer. The SRO drew his gun and …

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I guess it’s time for our annual post about how Torey Adamcik has had his life sentence upheld by the Idaho Supreme Court again. For those of you who may be unfamiliar with the story, in 2006, 16-year-olds Brian Draper and Torey Adamcik brutally murdered their friend Cassie Jo Stoddart of Pocatello, Idaho. They stabbed …

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For the second time in two days, a Wisconsin high school student has been shot by a school resource officer. Yesterday, it was in Waukesha, today it happened in Oshkosh. At Oshkosh West High School a 16-year-old male student stabbed the school’s resource officer. This resulted in the officer drawing his service weapon and firing …

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As mentioned previously, Veron Primus of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has been charged with the 2006 murder of Chanel Petro-Nixon in Brooklyn. He was deported back to St. Vincent after doing time in a New York prison for violating a restraining order. While in St. Vincent he was arrested and charged with the murder …

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Chanel Petro-Nixon was 16-years-old when she was strangled to death on the streets of Brooklyn. Her body was later found in a garbage bag. For a decade, no one was charged with her murder. It was in 2016 when investigators were finally able to connect a person of interest to Chanel’s murder.  That person was …

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David Sparre was convicted in 2011 for the murder of 21-year-old Tiara Pool. The Jacksonville, Florida mother of one had met Sparre through craigslist’s Casual Encounters section in 2010. Sparre was just looking for a victim as he stabbed Tiara Pool 89 times in what Sparre admitted to being a thrill kill. In 2012 Sparre was …

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Last week, the conviction of Joseph Cyr in the 2011 murder of Jaymie Adams was upheld by the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals. Cyr was sentenced to two life sentences for supposedly killing the 26-year-old pregnant mother of four and her unborn child. Jaymie Adams was a prostitute who was being turned out in Oklahoma …

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Michael Bever’s defense team recently announced they would not be pursuing an insanity defense for their client. In 2015, a then 16-year-old Michael Bever, and his then 18-year-old brother Robert, stabbed and killed their parents, 52-year-old David Bever and 44-year-old April Bever, in their Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, home. However, they didn’t stop there. They also …

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