The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

I originally posted about the murder of 16-year-old Jamaa Khalik Scott here. He was shot and killed outside a middle school in Richmond, Virginia. Scott is said to have met up with someone who was selling a phone on LetGo, but Scott was allegedly planning on grabbing the phone and running. Instead, a struggle ensued …

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(Story broke 5/1/2017) 27-year-old Amelia Tat was a middle school teacher in Charlottesville, Virginia. Last June, she was arrested for having sex with a 14-year-old male student after communicating with the student on Instagram, and of course Snapchat. The ‘relationship’ (child rape) went on for 8 months before the boy’s mother discovered text messages between …

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(Story broke 4/26/2017) 40-year-old Larry Anthony Radebaugh, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, has been arrested by state and federal authorities on many child porn charges. The ones we’re concerned about have to do with our favorite mobile messaging app Kik. Radebaugh allegedly used Kik to pose as a 15-year-old girl in order to gain the confidence …

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(Story broke 6/6/2017) 37-year-old Chief Petty Officer Scott Lee Penny, of Norfolk, Virginia, is accused of allegedly soliciting a 13-year-old girl for explicit pictures on mobile messaging app Kik. While using the alias Mike Smith and the oh so tasteful screen name of ‘girthforu69’, Penny was actually conversing with a Homeland Security Agent. During the …

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16-year-old Jamaa Khalik Scott of Richmond, Virginia, was shot and killed outside of a middle school after he went to meet someone who he thought he would be buying an iPhone from. Scott found the phone on the classifieds app LetGo. One witness and friend of Scott said Scott allegedly couldn’t afford the phone and …

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As you’re probably tired of hearing me mention, the mobile messaging app Kik has been documented to be crawling with sex offenders and pedophiles. More recently, it seems Kik has an even bigger problem with child porn collectors who occupy an increasing number of secret rooms among Kik dedicated to trading the vile imagery. One …

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20-year-old Joshua Manuel Treat, of Virginia Beach, is accused of allegedly prostituting his 14-year-old girlfriend on Backpage. Treat is said to have started ‘dating’ the girl when she was 13. The girl was also a runaway from North Carolina. After an investigation by Virginia Beach police, the FBI and the NCMEC, Treat was arrested after …

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Investigators responded to a craigslist ad from the Virginia Beach area that reportedly said… “Im an older Spanish freak man in need of fetish sex with young girl” They posed as a 14-year-old girl and arrested 50-year-old John Francis Aragon after Aragon allegedly exchanged explicit texts with investigators. When law enforcement approached him, Aragon reportedly …

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31-year-old Robert Cox, of Virginia Beach, is accused of allegedly raping an 18-year-old woman who responded to his craigslist ad. Both the article and accompanying video state that the ad was for adult videos, but doesn’t specify what aspect of adult videos the ad was about. One could surmise that the ad was for an …

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27-year-old Christopher Dunkes is a police officer in Montgomery County, Maryland. He’s been suspended without pay because he was recently arrested in an online sting conducted by the Prince William County Police in Virginia. Officer Dunkes is accused of allegedly soliciting sex from an underage girl on craigslist who was actually Prince William investigators. Dunkes …

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