The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

Just because Backpage is embroiled in a legal battle for survival with the U.S. Congress doesn’t mean it’s still not a major avenue for the online sexual slavery of women and children. For example, 28-year-old Courtney D. Johnson was arrested in Memphis, Tennessee, for allegedly prostituting a 15-year-old runaway girl on Backpage. It wasn’t bad …

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Trial Date Set For Couple Who Allegedly Sold Baby: Greenville, Tennessee. Deanna Lynn Greer, 38, and John David Cain, 27, are accused of allegedly trying to see an infant on craigslist back in March. CSU Police report series of fraudulent checks, scams: Colorado State University, Craigslist, Fake Check Scam. Man shot by brothers while trying …

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In Brentwood, Tennessee, 22 men were arrested and indicted after a four-day sting involving child prostitution on Backpage. Two female agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) posed as girls, ages 14 and 16, being prostituted on Backpage. The 22 men who were arrested were said to be well aware of the age of …

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Earlier this week, I posted about the murder of former Tennessee police officer Jonathan Outlaw. He was shot and killed at a Robertson County gas station after going there to meet someone from craigslist he thought he was going to sell his car to. Just a few days later, another armed robbery was committed at …

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42-year-old Jonathan Outlaw was a former police officer at Tennessee State University. Recently, he was shot and killed at a gas station in Robertson County, Tennessee. He was there to meet someone from craigslist who was interested in buying his car, instead three suspects tried to steal the car from Outlaw. One of the suspects …

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39-year-old Brian Watson of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, has been arrested for allegedly soliciting for a 12-year-old girl to have sex with on craigslist. Watson’s ad, that was noticed by police reportedly said he was looking for “mothers who were looking for a guy to teach their daughter about the joys of sex.” Nothing too subtle about …

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Joseph J. Williams of Claiborne County, Tennessee, went missing after responding to a craigslist ad for a job on April 25th. Family members say he went to go work on a job with someone named Ben he met on craigslist six months ago. Anyone with contact information is asked to call the Claiborne County Sheriff’s …

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59-year-old Ellis Vogt, of Fayette County, Tennessee, went missing in the summer of 2016 after hiring a caregiver off of craigslist. Back in February, his body was found and the caregiver, Pamela Bingham, had been arrested for theft for being in possession of some of Mr. Vogt’s property. Recently, it was made public that Bingham …

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I originally posted about 59-year-old Ellis Vogt, of Fayette County, Tennessee, here. He went missing during the summer of last year after hiring a caregiver off of craigslist only known as ‘Janie’ or ‘Jaynie’. Sadly, Mr. Vogt’s body was found earlier last month and was just recently identified. Janie/Jaynie has been identified as Pamela Bingham …

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What would you do If you found your 14-year-old daughter posting inappropriate pictures on Snapchat? Would you sit her down and discuss the dangers of online predators, would you ground her and take away all her electronic devices or both? In the case of 45-year-old Christian Amason, of Hamilton County, Tennessee, he allegedly took matters …

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