Archive for Vermont (VT)

Report reveals cyclist killed in crash was impaired — (WCAX)
SSRI Ed note: Man on high dose of 3 antidepressants hits cyclist, police judge him impaired, he dies in collision.
Police: Suspect ‘calm and laughing’ after slaying — (Burlington Free Press)
Vermont State Police: Mom replaced young son’s ADHD medication with sugar, Prozac — (The Republican)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Prozac tampers with son's medication, removing the stimulant from the capsules, consuming it herself, and replacing contents with sugar + Prozac.
Police: Fear of losing guns led Granville man to fire at police — (The Post Star)
Chantix Involved in Two Different Murders in Vermont: Lawsuits
Five Hour Stand-Off At VA Hospital Ends With Only Minor Injuries: Med For Depression Being Adjusted
Man Shoots at Policeman
Man Arrested For Firing Gun On City Streets
Prosecutors Offer Settlement to Former Police Chief That Led to his Resignation
Police Chief Charged With Four Criminal Counts
Man held on $75K bail in assault case—(Bennington Banner)
Suicide report faults hospital — (The Rutland Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Man in psychiatric hospital has Zoloft added to meds, dies by suicide 2 days later. Hospital tries to reduce opportunities for suicide, but not cause (meds).
State Police Officers Justified In Use Of Deadly Force In Death Of Darren Tufts — (WCAX3)
SSRI Ed note: Man on high dose of Effexor carries weapon, threatens police, they shoot and kill him.
Man allegedly flips car twice, drives away — (The Bennington Banner)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Paxil, Klonipin drinks, drives, has accident is charged for third incident of reckless driving.
Client admits to drugging workers — (The Barre Montpelier Times Argus)
SSRI Ed note: Man puts his fluoxetine in coffee of 2 coworkers for 4 days, one believes he is having a heart attack. Man charged with assault.
Montreal woman pleads innocent in son’s drowning — (The Rutland Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Mother on antidepressants, worried about pending separation from spouse drowns her 8-yr-old son, attempts suicide, Sentenced to 15 years.
Suit blames bipolar depression drug for suicides — (Monterey Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Brothers, 27 and 24, both on Lexapro, both commit suicide, within 17 months of each other. Parents sue Forest Labs.
Armed man subdued after 3-hour standoff — (Brattleboro Reformer)
ESPINOZA vs ELI LILLY — (United States District Court)