Archive for Robbery/theft – Page 2

Suicidal boss blew £5,000 cafe takings — (Burton Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Woman taking antidepressants after boyfriend's death steals money from employer, spends it, attempts suicide. Gets 6 months, must repay.
23 Year Old Pleads Guilty to Six Crimes—(Duluth News Tribune—(Duluth News Tribune)
woman stole from clients with cerebral palsy—(Oregonlive)
‘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)
Man killed by guard had no weapon—(
Former parishioner invaded minister’s house, court told—(The Canberra Times)
Sorry for all the trouble —(The Suffolk Times)
SSRI Ed note: (Another) veteran addicted to psych meds including Venlafaxine, Xanax, exhibits erratic behaviour, commits multiple felonies, withdrawal even worse.
Mom accused of robbing store—(
SSRI Ed note: Mom on Lesapro gets prescription changed to citalopram, shortly after, she robs a store at gunpoint.
Man surrenders to police in heist—(Deseret News)
SSRI Ed note: Man prescribed antidepressants stops them, arranges robbery, jailed, goes back on meds (lithium and Prozac).
Robledo faces five felonies, from fleeing to theft, in Duluth courtroom — (Duluth News-Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Young man on antidepressants admits homicidal thoughts, commits multiple offences, thinks he can outsmart police, is charged on 5 felony counts.
Man claiming mental illness sentenced to prison for robbery — (The Argus Leader)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants robs a Casino at knifepoint, gets 20 years.
Mother apologizes for son’s crime spree — (Times Colonist)
SSRI Ed note: Man, 28, on or recently off Celexa and Valium embarks on carjacking, assault and kidnapping spree, injures 2, tells police to shoot him.
Drug addict jailed for bank robbery — (East Anglian Daily Times)
SSRI Ed note: Heroin on antidepressants robs bank.
Westporter pleads guilty to lesser charges — (The Hour)
SSRI Ed note: Young man on antidepressants breaks into home of girlfriend, threatens her with knife. Faces posible 10 yr sentence.
Inmate who attacked deputy gets seven-year sentence — (The Register-Guard)
SSRI Ed note: Former military gets antidepressants from VA, jailed for identity theft, cut of her meds in jail, serious withdrawal, attacks Deputy, 13 more years in jail.
Kidnap, robbery suspect caught — (Daily Newburyport News)
SSRI Ed note: Man taking antidepressants, anti-seizure meds embarks on senseless crime spree ending with vehicle crash.
Guinard Sentenced — (KTVB)
SSRI Ed note: Woman taking antidepressants, other meds steals money from her employer.
Suspect in deadly Texas shooting spree is ex-UHP trooper — (The Salt Lake Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Respected State Trooper, "ideal husband/father" seeks help for depression, personality changes, he drinks, is suicidal, steals, shoots people on freeeway.
Ex-Graham aide sentenced to 18 months for pilfering campaign coffers — (Independent Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Woman starts Zoloft and pilfering campaign funds "around the same time". Blames "bipolar illness".
Burglary investigation leads to Gurdon man’s arrest — (The Daily Siftings Herald)
Strange crime spree ends in suicide — (Las Vegas Sun)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants goes on crime spree including kidnapping, attempted robbery, shooting at people including 2 children, kills himself.
Four years for jewellery robber — (New Ross Standard)
SSRI Ed note: Young man addicted to antidepressants collects arsenal, commits robbery, engages in stadoff with police, his psychiatrist brings him AD, he surrenders.
Woman, 61, steals $28,000 from school — (The Fraser Coast Chronicle)
SSRI Ed note: Woman with no record takes antidepressants, steals money, makes no attempt to hide the crime, loses job, stays home, cannot repay funds,
Mistrial declared as jury deadlocks in Kalinowski murder case; Timetable for retrial being discussed — (
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants embezzles money, tries to hire hit man, murders her husband by shooting him while he slept.
CST Indiana Summary — (Tristate home page)
SSRI Ed note: Correctional nurse on antidepressants (likely Prozac since she stole that) forges inmate prescriptions, is caught, charged.
Man pleads guilty to theft — (Daily Gleaner)
SSRI Ed note: Young man takes antidepressants, conscience blunted, blatantly steals money from employer, no cover-up attempt, is immediately caught, loses job.
Car Chase Puts Man Behind Bars — (MyWebPal)
SSRI Ed note: Man on several drugs including Zoloft, clearly "out of it", steals car, leads police on a chase, crashes car, steals another, resists arrest.
Former paramedic pleads guilty to stealing from patients — (WCNC)
SSRI Ed note: Paramedic takes antidepressants, steals from patients, one heart attacke victim, one who was shot. Typical loss of conscience.
Alleged Kenk associate sentenced to14 days — (The Star)
SSRI Ed note: Man works 10 yrs as mechanic, graduates as engineer, diagnosed depressed. takes antidepressant, then his life "spirals downhill", he steals, is convicted.
Suicide verdict on man who set himself on fire — (Berkshire Live)
SSRI Ed note: Happy-go-lucky man drinks while on antidepressants, steals car, commits suicide by setting himself on fire.
Fired officer’s alleged drug use, poker acquaintances at issue — (The Joplin Globe)
SSRI Ed note: Policeman on methadone, Zoloft, Lunesta (eszopiclone) uses bad judgement, associates with sketchy people, involved in gambling, possible theft/fraud. Fired.
Forciea sues ex-psychotherapist, claiming misdiagnosis — (The Star Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Prominent sports marketer and political mastermind is prescribed Wellbutrin, he inexplicably turns to fraud, loses everthing, thinks he is bipolar.
Woman who poisoned husband jailed — (BBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Woman who once poisoned her 6-yr-old with antidepressants puts these and rat poison in husband's spaghetti. He lives, she gets 5 years.
Eagan couple’s sex ads on craigslist were a setup for ID theft — (West Metro Star Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Man addicted to antidepressants and girlfriend advertise for sex so they can rob people. Obvious, clumsy fraud.
Prison garb awaits costume bandit — (Honalulu Star Bulletin)
SSRI Ed note: Man takes stimulants with Prozac, commits multiple robberies wearing costumes, gets 9 years.
Ex-deputy receives jail term in theft — (The Record-Courier)
SSRI Ed note: Deputy with spotless record, known good character takes Zoloft, steals bail money, loses job, gets jail time.
Robbery attempt in bizarre disguise nets four years — (The Windsor Star)
SSRI Ed note: Man on increasing doses of antidepressant puts on bizarre disguise, makes clumsy attempt to rob store, fights with clerk, flees. "Inexplicable".
Racist taxi passenger refused to pay — (The Worcester News)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Prozac and sleep meds takes taxi ride, swears at driver, accuses him of being member of Taliban, refuses to pay. No memory of incident, is charged.
Suicide was teen’s intent, attorney says — (The Spokesman-Review)
SSRI Ed note: Teen given antidepressant for "anxiety" has "drastic" behaviour change, meds switched to Prozac, he steals guns and goes to school planning to kill himself.
Man Accused Of Hotel Threats Held On $22K Bond — (News 4jax)
SSRI Ed note: Man, "no history of criminal problems" takes Prozac, gets shotgun, threatens hotel staff, arrested. Judge calls incident "bizarre", blames "mental condition".
Taxi driver kidnapper jailed for 10 years — (The Grantham Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Man prescribed antidepressants drinks, assaults taxi driver, has no memory of it but turns himself in, charged.
Prosecutor wants to try juvenile as an adult — (The Bristol Herald Courier)
SSRI Ed note: Troubled teen given Seroquel, Effexor shoots store clerk shortly after, motion to try him as adult. Role of medication not ID'd. Mental illness blamed.
Aiello guilty on 10 counts — (The Times-Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Teen on Cymbalta carjacks a taxi, shoots at houses, faces potential life in prison.
Getto Smith sentenced to prison — (The Nevada Appeal)
SSRI Ed note: "Pillar of community" starts reckless theft from close associate after starting antidepressants, is caught, charged, gets 24 - 95 months in prison.
Murder accused ‘overdosed’ days after student died — (The Scotsman)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants randomly attacks, robs and kills a young woman, then attempts suicide.
Defense: Rage led to killings — (The Fayetteville Observer)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Prozac, Haldol murders 4, stabs girlfriend in frenzy of rage. Defence argues meds, alcohol a factor. Jury disregards, gives 4 death sentences.
Man, 27, stole DVDs to sell on — (The News and Star)
SSRI Ed note: Man on high dose of antidepressants attempts to steal DVDs to sell.
Teen attempts mental defect defense in robbery — (The Oregonian)
SSRI Ed note: Teen on Lexapro behaves recklessly, gets involved in car crash, carries guns, robs a store.
Last defendant receives 20-year sentence — (Mobile Press-Register)
SSRI Ed note: Teen, 19, on Prozac is diagnosed bipolar, gets her new boyfriend to kills her childhood friend.