The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

I mean the headline says it all. 20-year-old Tyler Austin Erickson of Salt Lake City has been charged with attempted rape of a child, aggravated sexual abuse of a child, lewdness involving a child and enticing a minor. Erickson allegedly met a 12-year-old girl on the website Omegle. Again, for  the uninitiated, Omegle is a …

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Ugh, where to begin with this one? 38-year-old Paul Marino Castillo was arrested by Layton City Police in Utah for allegedly sexually harassing people over social media. This resulted in Castillo being charged with 13 third-degree felonies.  Castillo is accused of harassing a former co-worker over Facebook Messenger and Instagram by sending her nude photos …

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Let’s go straight to the quote… On Dec. 6, Josiah Chris Reeder, 29, was charged in 4th District Court with five counts of lewdness involving a child, a class B misdemeanor. Two days later, he was charged with sodomy on a child and aggravated sex abuse of a child, first-degree felonies. On Dec. 16 he …

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20-year-old Tristan Todd Larson of North Logan, Utah, was arrested this past week for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl. Larson is said to have posed as a classmate of the victim on Snapchat asking the victim if she wanted to come over. When the victim arrived at Larson’s home, Larson reportedly grabbed her into the …

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The FBI is looking for more victims of Nikko Adolfo Perez of Atwater, California. Perez has been indicted on several counts of crimes relating to children and social media including receipt of child porn. The 26-year-old Perez is believed to have used a number of social media platforms including Omegle, Instagram, Snapchat, and Kik, among …

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34-year-old Borzin Mottaghian, of Provo, Utah, has been charged in the sexual assaults of several women while posing as a doctor. According to police, Mottaghian placed an ad on craigslist offering women $200 for testing a new medical device. When the women showed up to Mottaghian’s office, he would perform ‘exams’ with his fingers and …

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This story is a month old but I’m posting it anyway because it shows a continuing and disturbing trend. In Centreville, Utah, an 8-year-old girl was allegedly solicited for explicit pics on the music sharing app Musical.ly. Musical.ly is a social app where you can share short videos set to music. Users can also message …

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54-year-old Nick Deelstra, of Logan, Utah, has been arrested for allegedly soliciting a child for sex on craigslist. The way he was caught may be the first time I’ve ever heard of something like this. Deelstra is said to have called the FBI, claiming to be the victim of a craigslist scam. What scam is …

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(Story broke 4/21/2017) 40-year-old Aaron Karl Esplin, of Hurricane, Utah, is, or was, a high school teacher. He’s accused of allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old female student of his. Considering this is a teacher we’re talking about, you know that Snapchat is involved. Esplin is believed to have requested nude pictures of …

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I really wanted to find a mugshot of this creep, but I couldn’t find one with 100% certainty that it was him, but I digress. 44-year-old Isaac Kemp of Draper, Utah, has been charged with 65 felonies in the state of Utah concerning the solicitation of two underage girls from Nebraska and North Carolina, but …

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