The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

28-year-old Kevin Gowsell of Middletown, Ohio, was arrested in Eau Claire, Wisconsin for allegedly soliciting sex from police posing as a minor. Goswell, allegedly posted a craigslist ad stating he would be passing through town and had a room and hot tub to share. At the time of his arrest in Eau Claire, Goswell is …

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(Story broke 6/1/2017) A 42-year-old from La Crosse, Wisconsin, was arrested after he allegedly placed a craigslist ad that asked for “a little girl to play with for the night.” Police responded to the ad posing as a 14-year-old girl. The suspect reportedly asked for explicit images of the girl to make sure she wasn’t …

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(Story broke 5/25/2017) 19-year-old Desmond Taper of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was arrested for allegedly prostituting his 15-year-old ex-girlfriend on Backpage. The girl is said to have been turned out on Backpage’s dating section after Backpage falsely claimed censorship and ‘shut down’ their adult section. It seems Backpage’s alleged safeguards designed to prevent underage girls from being …

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(Story broke 5/18/2017) 18-year-old Daniel Loyola of Burlington, Wisconsin, was arrested for allegedly sending graphic images of himself to a 13-year-old girl on Snapchat. When police searched his phone they reportedly found over 50 explicit images of underage girls. He is also said to have referred to child rape on some of his social media …

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(Story broke 5/9/2017) 24-year-old Benjamin Chastain of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was a youth volleyball coach who is accused of inappropriate sexual contact with one of his 14-year-old female players. Since Chastain was a coach, of course his transgressions started on the picture sharing app Snapchat. Chastain allegedly would message the girl on Snapchat about sexual matters, …

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(Story broke 5/9/2017) 46-year-old Eric Beckman of Browntown, Wisconsin, is accused of allegedly using the Kik messaging app to solicit a 13-year-old girl for explicit pictures. Beckman posed as a 19-year-old pig farmer named Tommy Lee Holmes. While the article doesn’t explicitly state it, it gives the impression that Beckman did allegedly receive explicit photos …

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(Story broke 4/25/2017) Hey readers, do you want another story that shows why you should really keep up with your kids’ online activities? Too bad because you’re getting another one because not everyone has learned yet. 43-year-old James Daniel Werner, of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, is accused of allegedly abducting a 14-year-old girl from her Saginaw, …

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Normally, I don’t like to post the mug shots of school shooters and plotters anymore, because it gives them some of the attention that they’re usually craving. However in this case, I mean come on, just look at him. How could I not? Anyway, Grimace up there is 21-year-old Joshua Bagemehl of Sheboygan, Wisconsin. He’s …

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60-year-old Brian Lee Kersten is a veterinarian from Pleasant Valley, Wisconsin, which has a population of not quite 3,000. I’m sure you can just imagine the kindly looking old man mending injured puppies or delivering a litter of kittens, but police consider him part of a major sex trafficking ring. Kersten is not only accused …

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The father of a 12-year-old girl has taken to the local media to warn others about what his daughter went through. The girl was approached by a man on Snapchat who attempted to coerce the girl into sending explicit photos of her. “She’s just distraught, my daughter is usually just a little ray of sunshine, …

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