Calif. Man Who Shot Deputy in Ambush Attack Is Killed in Standoff that Wounded 3 Officers — (People)Friday, June 12th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man on psych meds for years is aggressive and dangerous, possibly in withdrawal, steals guns and goes on crime spree, is killed by police.
Teen ‘serial killer in training’ gets life without parole in brutal death of 98-year-old Wadsworth woman — (The Chronicle-Telegram)Friday, January 4th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Formerly "sweet" teen prescribed Zoloft when Dad gets leukemia, also on Concerta, begins drinking, criminal behaviour, murders elderly woman. Mum blames Zoloft.
Mother speaks out after SIU lays no charges in son’s police shooting death — (The Star)Tuesday, June 6th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man diagnosed schizophrenic at 18 stops meds, has serious withdrawal reaction, is erratic, commits theft, is shot, killed by police. Shooting "justified".
Man accused of killing Island Lake woman claims he was insane at the time — (Chicago Tribune)Monday, September 12th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man on psych meds incl antidepressants, history of suicide attempts, odd ideas, is violent, antisocial, murders a woman. Schizoaffective disorder blamed.
Man killed by police officer in Cheektowaga was troubled — (The Buffalo News)Monday, March 7th, 2016SSRI 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.
Ranks of ISIS Recruits Include Mentally Ill — (NBC News)Friday, January 1st, 2016SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrized young man plans machete attack at restaurant, Fordham says ISIS actively targets vulnerable people with mental problems, many on psych meds.
Accountant who fled to Appalachian Trail pleads guilty to wire fraud in Ohio embezzling case — (Access WDUN.com)Friday, October 23rd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man embezzles millions, disappears.
Common antidepressants ‘linked to increased risk of violent behaviour in young people’ — (Belfast Telegraph) Rx for violence? — (LA Times)Tuesday, September 15th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Study shows antidepressants associated with violence, especially among young people. Study flawed because it counts period after discontinuance as drug-free.
KATRINA BLEW HER OFF COURSE — (The Andalusia Star-News)Saturday, August 29th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman who was medicated throughout her childhood/teen years becomes an addict, steals, loses house, kids, gets into rehab, discovers drug free life is better.
Gaule is prime example of Shafer’s criminal behavior — (The Las Vegas Tribune)Friday, June 12th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Corrupt Public Guardian gives woman Effexor, Paxil, other psych meds so she is "incapacitated", "incoherent". Motives different but physicians do this too.
Wisconsin teen shot dead by police had anxiety and depression, files show — (The Guardian)Tuesday, March 10th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Depressed and anxious teen, 19, on Xanax and illegal drugs acts strangely, is shot and killed by police.
Diagnosed depression linked to violent crime, says Oxford University study — (The Guardian)Wednesday, February 25th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Study finds depressed people 3x more violent than others. Researchers do not wonder why people are only more violent post-diagnosis.. Depression blamed.
Antidepressant gets blame for bank robbery — (Winnipeg Sun)Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
Lawyer: Wayne man who fatally stabbed grandmother was under influence of Prozac — (NorthJersey.com)Wednesday, May 14th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Man prescribed gradually escalating doses of Prozac murders grandmother, defence argues involuntary intoxication, is convicted, faces 10-30 years.
CSU student's October suicide prompts policy changes — (Coloradoan.com)Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
The silence of Abdelhakim Dekhar, unstable personality and mythomaniac — (Le Monde)Friday, November 22nd, 2013SSRI Ed note: Paranoid man on anti-anxiety meds has grandiose ideas about being persecuted, shoots and kills 5, shoots at photographer, kidnaps motorist.
Suicide watch teen’s prison death — (Yorkshire Evening Post)Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
Son learns to forgive mother who had father killed — (The Post and Courier)Saturday, October 19th, 2013
Husband holds 'enormous hate' for hit and run accused — (ABC News Australia)Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
Freefall into Madness: The Fresno County Jail’s Barbaric Treatment of the Mentally Ill — (Community Alliance)Thursday, May 16th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Inmate given Prozac becomes extremely suicidal, cuts and tries to drown himself. Other inmates suffer withdrawal from various meds, mistaken for relapse.
'Lack of communication' cited in hanging verdict — (Get Surrey)Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
Suspect threw gun in flowers as he fled — (Herald.ie)Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
Denton Musician Richard Haskins Attempted to Rob a Bank. He Was Also My Friend — (Dallas Observer)Tuesday, December 18th, 2012
Drugs in Martin’s cell were antidepressants — (Southern Illinoisan)Thursday, December 6th, 2012
ANDREW REID LACKEY v. STATE OF ALABAMA — (Court of Criminal Appeals of Alabama)Friday, September 28th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Man resists attempts to have his death sentence for murder reversed
Driver to stand trial over nurse fatality — (Canberra Times)Saturday, August 18th, 2012
Link between anti-depressants and gambling — (Harmony)Wednesday, August 8th, 2012
Two men jailed for BT cable theft – Hertfordshire — (South Beds News)Friday, July 6th, 2012
Flirting with trouble: Details of life of man accused of killing police officer begin to emerge — (Austin Statesman)Thursday, April 12th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Promising student takes Xanax for depression, loses motivation, gets into trouble, shoots and kills a police officer.
In the cart: Man from Stockport who stole 54 supermarket trolleys — (Manchester Evening News)Friday, November 4th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants with medication change steals shopping trolleys, stashes them in his yard. Given community service order.
Alleged bank robber gave in to pressure — (Baraboo News Republic)Monday, October 24th, 2011
Raised in chaos, David 'Joey' Pedersen turned to white supremacism, and is now accused of killings— (The Oregonian)Saturday, October 22nd, 2011
Officer cleared in fatal shooting — (Times Union)Sunday, October 9th, 2011
Report sheds new details in Rodrick Dantzler’s murder spree that killed 7, note he left to his mother — (Grand Rapids Press)Monday, October 3rd, 2011SSRI 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.
Family Of Depression Victim Speaks Out — (KETV Omaha)Sunday, September 25th, 2011
Man raped 85yo for thrill, court hears — (Sydney Morning Herald)Friday, July 29th, 2011
Famous Woman, Paris Hilton, Has Her House Robbed: Robber Was in Several Days WithdrawalThursday, April 28th, 2011
GARTRELL v. COMMONWEALTH — (Leagle)Friday, October 29th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Man takes too much of his antidepressant and robs a bank. He tells the court his actions were caused by meds, but this is not considered relevant.
PEOPLE v. CARDONA — (Leagle)Tuesday, October 12th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Man with drugs and alcohol problem, taking Prozac, commits a clumsy store robbery attempt, tries to abduct a clerk. Pleads PTSD, is convicted.
Home detention for robbing city taxi driver — (Bay of Plenty Times)Tuesday, June 29th, 2010
JEFFERY T. SILER, JR., v. STATE OF TENNESSEE — (Leagle)Monday, April 12th, 2010
Man’s Depression Med Was Changed to Another Depression Med: He Commits a Robbery — (The Daily Advertiser)Thursday, January 21st, 2010SSRI Ed note: Man changes antidepressant, goes on Robbery spree, not the first time this has happened. Has a drug problem but drug not named.
Army officer blames medication mixup for shoplifting incident — (USA TODAY)Monday, January 18th, 2010
It's Not a Game: Diary of a Private Investigator/Bounty Hunter — (AuthorHouse)Friday, January 1st, 2010
Psychiatrist: Sadowski was insane at time of crime — (The Daily Breeze)Wednesday, November 18th, 2009
Pilot gets 2 years in theft, foray into U.S. Canadian had hoped to be shot down — (St Louis Post-Dispatch)Wednesday, November 4th, 2009
Woman shows up for trial with ‘lost’ cash: Nackawic woman found not guilty of stealing community fundraising, but judge finds her story ‘fishy’ — (The Bugle Observer)Tuesday, August 25th, 2009SSRI Ed note: New Brunswick woman on depression medicaation collects money at a dance, fails to deposit it, is charged, money shows up at trial.
JetBlue manager sentenced to 3 years for embezzling — (Richmond Times-Dispatch)Wednesday, July 15th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Woman, formerly of "high moral character" takes Zoloft, embezzles money from employer for 2 years, gets 100 years in prison. Mental illness defense fails.