The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

I’ve mentioned in the past how I used to a fan of the ‘To Catch a Predator’ series that used to be on NBC Dateline. My favorite parts were the excuses the suspects used to give after Chris Hansen asked them to have a seat. While Chris Hansen may not be involved, this alleged excuse …

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24-year-old Alejandro Cabrera Hernandez, of Frederick, Maryland, is said to have made the 300 mile 5 hour trip to Goldsboro, North Carolina to ‘have sex’ with a 15-year-old girl he had been in contact with on Facebook. Hernandez was arrested by local deputies after the girl’s mother reported a strange man in her home. He …

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Usually, I only deal with Snapchat creeps when they’re in some position of authority since anecdotally that’s where they seem to groom their victims. However, I couldn’t pass up this article from Winter Springs, Florida. 19-year-old Anthony Nave was arrested for ‘having sex’ with a minor girl that he met on Snapchat. The only indication …

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I’m not trying to pick on police officers today. Normally, I think that they have a thankless job in their duty to try and keep the peace. Having grown up Irish-Catholic in the Northeast you know that I have police in my family. However, as I said in my previous post, police do need to …

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I’ve previously posted about the potential of your child being approached by an online predator through the popular online video game Fortnite here. My conclusion in that previous post was that since Fortnite is popular with kids there is absolutely a chance that your kids could be approached. However, in my opinion, it’s more likely …

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28-year-old Alyssia Marie Reddy was a teacher at a boarding school in Mercer County in New Jersey. She’s accused of allegedly using Snapchat to communicate with a 16-year-old student before having sex (child rape) with him. In December 2016, Reddy gave the student her cell phone number and then added him on Snapchat, according to …

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Speak of the devil. 26-year-old Allyson Brittany Moran was a substitute teacher at a high school in Mason, Michigan. She’s accused of having a ‘sexual relationship’ with a male student after sending the student nude pics of herself on Snapchat. Conversely to what I asked in my last post, why do these teachers want to …

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48-year-old Chad Laverne Laughlin, of Noel, Missouri, was arrested in Miami, Ohio, when he was caught allegedly making out with a 14-year-old girl at a public library. It turns out that Laughlin was said to have bought the girl a cell phone so he could communicate with the girl on Kik. Her parents had no …

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If it wasn’t for Kik, I could rename this site ‘Teachers and Snapchat’, but I digress. 30-year-old Brock Smith, of Naples, Florida is accused of allegedly using photo sharing apps Snapchat and Instagram in an attempt to lure teenage girls for sex. Smith is a teacher at a local high school. Before you ask, no, …

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41-year-old Summer Sparrow, I can’t make this up, was a high school teacher in Cherryville, North Carolina. She was arrested for having sex with a 17-year-old student she had been chatting with on Snapchat. While the age of consent in North Carolina is 16, it’s illegal for a teacher to have a sexual relationship with …

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