The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

Teen in notorious videotaped beating back in jail: The so-called ring leader in the videotaped beating of Victoria Lindsay is back in jail. 18-year-old Mercades Nichols was arrested this past Wednesday for violating the terms of her probation. It seems that Ms. Nichols got into some kind of dispute with a neighbor then drove her …

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YouTube beating defendant gets jail time: In a move that makes absolutely no sense to me 18-year-old Brittani Hardcastle was sentenced to 15 days in jail and three years probation for the videotaped beating of Victoria Lindsay. She also has the usual stipulations of not contacting the media for profit and can’t belong to any …

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2 More Teens Given Probation In Polk Video Beating: And the wrist slapping continues. April Cooper and Kayla Hassell were both given probation for their parts in the videotaped beating of Victoria Lindsay. Cooper was given two years and Hassell one. That brings the grand total of jail time that all of the suspects have …

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Teen Sentenced For YouTube Beating: Teen In Polk Video Beating Gets Probation, Community Service: And the sentences aren’t that much if you ask me. Anyway, 18-year-old Brittany Mayes was given the ever so harsh sentence of 1-year probation, $2000 in restitution paid to Victoria Lindsay’s family and she can not access any social sites like …

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Teen Takes Plea Deal In Video Beating Case: 2 Remaining Teens in Beating Case Accept Plea Deals: Sorry that I’m late with this one. The stories broke while I was on vacation. Anyway the last of the three suspects in the recorded beating of Victoria Lindsay have all agreed to plea deal ensuring that none …

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Suspect in Teen Beating Accepts Plea Deal: Mercades Nichols has accepted a plea deal in the video recorded beating of Victoria Lindsay. According to the terms of the plea Nichols faces up to three years probation, 100 hours of community service, she must write a letter of apology to Victoria, and she can not profit …

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Plea Deal Accepted In Teen Beating Case: 18-year-old Brittany Mayes has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery in the video recorded beating of Florida teen Victoria Lindsay. Under the plea agreement, prosecutors dropped felony charges of kidnapping and witness tampering. Mayes is facing a possible one year behind bars. Also, Mayes can have no contact with …

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Plea Deals Offered in Video Beating Case: Plea deals have been offered to all suspects remaining in the videotaped beating of Victoria Lindsay. The terms of the deal have not been made public and so far no one has accepted the plea. The remaining suspects are Kayla Hassall, Mercades Nichols, Brittini Hardcastle, April Cooper, and …

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Girl In Taped Beating Case Arrested Again: Mercades Nichols, she of the Victoria Lindsay beating, has been arrested once again for charges not related to the beating. Sometime between Oct. 31 and March 28, Nichols stalked and threatened the victim online and in person, even when Nichols was aware that an injunction had been placed …

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Legal Action Considered Against Polk Sheriff: This one is from the “Boy does that woman have brass ones” department. Christina Garcia is the mother of Mercades Nichols. Mercades is one of if not the main suspect in the videotaped beating of Victoria Lindsay. You would think that Ms. Garcia has more important matters to attend …

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