Archive for Public disturbance

Detroit police sniper shoots barricaded gunman who terrorized hostage — (Detroit Free Press)
SSRI Ed note: Man on medication for "bipolar" stops taking it, experiences mania in withdrawal, takes girlfriend hostage, killed by police after 9 hr standoff.
Brighton student took her own life two days after taking Xanax and Ketamine — (The Sussex Tab)
SSRI Ed note: Popular, gifted student takes Xanax and ketamine, suffers extreme mood change, dies by suicide, coroner records open verdict.
The Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan Has Died At Age 46 — (ET CANADA)
SSRI Ed note: Performer stressed by split with husband gets psychiatric medication for depression, bipolar, has air rage incident (no alcohol), in Jan 2018 "dies suddenly".
Stabbing suspect’s sister: Mental illness behind attack — (Burlington Free Press)
SSRI Ed note: Troubled homeless man subjected to periodic forced drugging, many assault convictions, finally kills someone. Mental illness blamed.
Dentist stabbed faith healer to death at black magic treatment centre while ‘possessed by demons’ — (The Mirror)
SSRI Ed note: Dentist, disillusioned by ineffective depression medications, seeks alternative therapy, murders healer, possibly due to withdrawal. Sectioned, locked up.
Man killed by police officer in Cheektowaga was troubled — (The Buffalo News)
SSRI Ed note: Man given antidepressants does not continue them due to cost when supply runs out, drinks, becomes aggressive, steals gun, threatens police, is shot, killed.
Mario Woods’ last moments: ‘You better squeeze that … and kill me’ — (SFGate)
SSRI Ed note: Man on marijuana, speed and antidepressants slashes a stranger, has confrontation with police, is shot to death in the back.
Inquest into the death of Edward Wayne Logan — (Queensland Coroner)
SSRI Ed note: Coroner finds that "despite" being on Lexapro, Celexa, man's personality was to blame for him being shot by police during manic, violent episode, not meds.
Police Shot Man over suspected Explosive — (Globe and Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Police shoot but do not kill an unarmed young man carrying a plastic bag.
The Secret Service scandals, explained — (VOX Politics)
SSRI Ed note: Troubled vet on antidepressants becomes increasingly paranoid,fstand tried to scale White House fence with a knife.
Wisconsin teen shot dead by police had anxiety and depression, files show — (The Guardian)
SSRI Ed note: Depressed and anxious teen, 19, on Xanax and illegal drugs acts strangely, is shot and killed by police.
Cleveland woman with mental illness died after police used takedown move, brother says — (
SSRI Ed note: Medical examiner does not know what killed a woman taking citalopram, quetiapine, Risperdal and Benadryl and held down on pavement by police.
Double killer Glen Patterson knifed dad and gran, court hears — (The Chronicle)
SSRI Ed note: Young man on antidepressants becomes delusional, paranoid, kills father and grandmother. Schizophrenia blamed.
A Troubled Marine’s Final Fight — (TIME)
THE MICHAEL ELIGON INQUEST: 6 unanswered questions — (NOW Magazine)
SSRI Ed note: Police shoot man behaving oddly. Many questions remain unanswered.
Lauren’s niece faces claims for compensation after air-rage fine—(
SSRI Ed note: Air rage incident involving antidepressant and alcohol
Bangor man allegedly threatened to ‘shoot up’ health care facility over Prozac prescription — (BDN Maine)
Assault alone didn’t cause Keith’s death: Inquest — (Shields Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: Man on amphetamines, high level of Celexa gets involved in a brawl, he dies from combination of head injury, heart problem and effects of meds.
Judge orders release of El Monte officers’ personnel records in Khoa Le suit — (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Police officers kill man on Zoloft who had argued with his father.
Whitley man died from a combination of prescribed medication and alcohol — (GetReading)
Knife waved in man's face in row over £100 — (Echo)
Police: Fear of losing guns led Granville man to fire at police — (The Post Star)
Blogging Stanley Cup rioter admits lying to police — (24 Hours Vancouver)
Mom of boy, 16, killed by cops: ‘He was bipolar, depressed’ — (The Chicago Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: "Normal teenager", good student, medicated for "bipolar" gets a gun and starts shooting in public, is shot and killed by police.
Ryan Freel seemed to have it all—a major league career, a loving family, a few million in the bank. But life without baseball was more than he could bear — (Sportsnet)
SSRI Ed note: Major league baseball player takes antidepressants, suffers concussion, marriage ends, he kills himself with gun.
Inquest examines fatal shooting of scissor-wielding man in East Huntingdon store — (Tribune-Review)
Woman hit man with saucepan in street attack — (Llanelli Star)
West Valley man gets probation for 2008 shootout with police — (Salt Lake Tribune)
Greg Matters, RCMP Shooting Victim, Was Veteran With PTSD — (Huffpost British Columbia)
SSRI Ed note: Soldier being treated (means drugged with antidepressants, antipsychotics) engages in confrontation with police, is shot and killed. Family does not understand.
Drink binge led Stoney Stanton man to racially abuse woman — (Hinckley Times)
OCEANSIDE: Assault trial begins for police chief's wife — (U T San Diego)
Officer cleared in fatal shooting — (Times Union)
Report sheds new details in Rodrick Dantzler’s murder spree that killed 7, note he left to his mother — (Grand Rapids Press)
SSRI Ed note: Man who tried to get help for depression but medication "didn't work" goes on rampage, killing 7, finally dies shooting self in head.
Man who threw a bin at his girlfriend jailed — (Plymouth Herald)
SWAT team arrests man after three-hour standoff in Hockinson — (The Columbian)
Suspect Shot and Killed By Deputy After Alleged Attack — (Prescott News)
Air rage passenger attacked her husband and flight crew on holiday jet to Caribbean — (Manchester Evening News)
Witness says Merritt ‘was on a mission’ in bar slaying — (The Knoxville News Sentinel)
SSRI Ed note: Man on cocktail of psych drugs including Lexapro, Wellbutrin, gets into a fight at a bar, shoots and kills a man and cuts and chews a piece of flesh. Gets life.
Drunk Westport man who assaulted garda in mid-afternoon jailed for three months — (The Mayo News)
David Barker: sudden escalation from life of petty crime — (The Courier)
Coroner's jury rules cause of death of man shot by Taser 'undetermined' — (The State Journal-Register)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Prozac, Wellbutrin breaks into neighbours' home, beats a woman, is subdued, dies en route to hospital.
Witnesses: Kenneth Shipp Shot Huntsville Police Officer Eric Freeman Between The Eyes During Crash Investigation — (NewsWire)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Xanax, hydrocodone; and Prozac (fluoxetine), drinks, shoots and kills police officer during investigation of traffic accident. Gets life.
Man, 21, faces charges for assaulting, threatening Benson cop during altercation — (West Central Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Man, 21, consumes bottle of antidepressants, becomes violent and abusive.
Woman tried to open aircraft door—(BBC News)
‘I'm messed up’: Iraq war veteran says PTSD led him to crime, prison—(The Tribune-Democrat)
‘I’m messed up’: Iraq war veteran says PTSD led him to crime, prison—(The Tribune-Democrat)
Ex-Nets star Jayson Williams possessed dangerous mix of psychiatric drugs—(Daily News)
Ousted Surrey school teacher wins round in court battle—(
SSRI Ed note: Teacher on antidepressants behaves abusively, inappropriately, "bipolar disorder" blamed.
Lifetime pub ban for drunk attack on PC — (This is Cornwall)
SSRI Ed note: Woman drinks while taking Prozac, causes disturbance, assaults police constable, is charged, banned from Pub for life. Has no memory of events.
DETROIT: Judge tosses out case against three Lincoln Park officers — (The News-Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Man, 27, drinking and on Prozac, has a manic episode, yells threats and waves knives. Judge deems police use of deadly force - i.e. killing him - justified.