The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

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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Last week, Violet and Phillip Walter have been convicted in the murder of Abilene, Texas, police officer Don Allen, in his Clyde, Texas, home. Both Walters have been sentenced to 40 years behind bars for Officer Allen’s killing. Officer Allen’s official cause of death was asphyxiation. Allen had placed a craigslist ad looking for a …

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You can see my first post on Veron Primus here. He’s been the main person of interest in the 2006 murder of 16-year-old Chanel Petro-Nixon. Primus had recently been arrested on murder and kidnapping charges in the island country of St. Vincent. Investigators in Brooklyn say thanks to that arrest they were able to obtain …

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Chanel Petro-Nixon was 16 in 2006 when she was strangled to death in Brooklyn, but to date no one has been charged with her murder. As recently as 2014 the NYPD said that they had a person of interest in her murder but could not physically connect him to the crime. The story took a …

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Police in Madison Heights, Michigan allege that 19-year-old Christopher Charles-Ruben King killed 59-year-old Fernando Gonzales on Halloween night. Gonzalez is said to have placed an ad on craigslist looking for a date. Sometime during the night King allegedly strangled Gonzales to death before setting fire to his house and stealing his car. Again I don’t …

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The body of 27-year-old Abilene, Texas police officer Don Allen was found in his home on August 31st of this year. According to recently released court documents Allen had placed an ad on the craigslist personals that one local media outlet called too explicit for publication. Investigators believe that his alleged killers, Violet and Phillip …

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28-year-old Daniel Tejeda, of Providence, Rhode Island, was recently indicted on first-degree murder charges for the death of 24-year-old Ashley Masi. Masi was found unresponsive back in March by police doing a welfare check on her. Police discovered that Ms. Masi was working as a prostitute on Backpage. Investigators say that Tejada responded to her …

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While I was off taking some downtime from the world of crime one of the most horrific craigslist related crimes happened in western Michigan. To be honest I’m having a hard time trying to come up with one that was more violent and cruel. 31-year-old Brady Oestrike of Wyoming, Michigan is believed to have killed …

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Mom seeks justice for slain honor student found in garbage bag: It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost 8 years since the murder of 16-year-old Chanel Petro-Nixon of Brooklyn. In June of 2006 Chanel’s body was found in a garbage bag after having been strangled to death. At that time of her death police …

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