Archive for Speeding

LaSalle officer in cleared in shooting of off-duty Adams County sheriff’s deputy — (The Denver Post)
SSRI Ed note: Off duty Sherriff's Deputy on Prozac drank, involved in high speed chase, behaves aggressively, is shot and killed by another officer.
Police release body camera footage of teenage girl’s fatal shooting — (ABC Eyewitness News)
SSRI Ed note: High school student on antidepressants goes on a bizarre rampage, driving recklessly, pointing a toy gun at police, who shoot and kill her.
Tennessee sheriff: Decatur slaying suspect taken for psychiatric treatment earlier this month — (The Decatur Daily)
SSRI Ed note: Diagnosed [read: history with psych drugs] woman speeds, gets "treatment", becomes worse, starts acting "crazy" kills husband, charged with homicide.
Benz driver likely to avoid drink-driving charge (Updated) — (Bangkok Post)
SSRI Ed note: Young man from wealthy family in Lexapro speeds, causes fatal crash, refuses alcohol test.
Man pleads guilty in death of East Penn CEO — (Reading Eagle)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Zoloft, Fentanyl, oxycodone, Vasotec, methamphetamine, clonazepam, oxycodone and marijuana drives 2x speed limit, hits and kills woman.
No Charges Filed Against LAPD Officers Who Fatally Shot Oceanside Man — (KPBS)
SSRI Ed note: Following car chase, police shoot, kill a vet on antidepressants as he exits his vehicle, continue shooting after he falls, killing him on live tv. No charges.
Sisto pleads guilty to assault — (Adirondack Daily Enterprise)
SSRI Ed note: Man, 21, on Prozac and 2 anxiety medications drives recklessly, kills a couple, speeds, resists arrest. Faces 35 years in prison.
Man killed after long highway chase — (Daily Inter Lake)
SSRI Ed note: Suicidal man on antidepressants exchanges gunfire with police, leads a high speed chase through two counties.
Justin Bieber arrested for drag-racing DUI: Did weed, alcohol & antidepressants — (The Examiner)
SSRI Ed note: Singer taking combination of drugs, including andidepressant, shows poor judgement
Man pleads guilty in Millcreek DUI fatality — (Erie Times-News)
Accidental death verdict for farmer killed in crash — (Lancashire Evening Post)
The silence of Abdelhakim Dekhar, unstable personality and mythomaniac — (Le Monde)
SSRI Ed note: Paranoid man on anti-anxiety meds has grandiose ideas about being persecuted, shoots and kills 5, shoots at photographer, kidnaps motorist.
Man indicted for death of former CJL director — (The Daily Princetonian)
SSRI Ed note: Young man on mood stabilizer and Zoloft gets into trouble repeatedly, drives aggressively and rams a vehicle, causing death.
AG: New details revealed in Manchester officer-involved fatal shooting — (WMUR New Hampshire)
Warning – Your Anti-Depressant May Induce Psychosis — (Turning Point Psychotherapy)
Husband holds 'enormous hate' for hit and run accused — (ABC News Australia)
Marshfield man who crashed car into van died from multiple injuries – inquest — (South Wales Argus)
WCO David L. Grove, and Christopher Lynn Johnson’s families testify during sentencing phase of trial — (Waynesboro Record Herald)
Driver to stand trial over nurse fatality — (Canberra Times)
Flirting with trouble: Details of life of man accused of killing police officer begin to emerge — (Austin Statesman)
SSRI Ed note: Promising student takes Xanax for depression, loses motivation, gets into trouble, shoots and kills a police officer.
Boston man faces multiple charges following chase with pregnant passenger — (Times Georgian)
Speeding results in DWI-2 charge — (The News Star)
Attorney: Driver accused of killing 3 teens ‘very remorseful' — (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
Drink driver led police on a high speed chase through Tewkesbury—(Glouscester Citizen)
James Idziak, former Comstock Park teacher, sentenced to 5 months in jail for high-speed chase—(
Neighbors reached out, but it was too late for Bill Olbert — (The Holland Sentinal)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants stabs estranged wife, sets house on fire, has stand-off with police, is shot,l killed.
Son charged in father’s stabbing death — (The Daily Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants 6+yrs runs out of meds, becomes delusional, paranoid, stabs father to death 30 times, charged, NCR, gets 60 years, Mental illness blamed.
Tip-off led to arrest of drink driver — (The Hartlepool Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Family warns police when drunk man on antidepressants takes car out, he is stopped, found impaired. Says meds made him feel weird.
Police chase driver 200 miles off course — (This is Devon)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants flagged by police for speeding travelled 200 miles from his home, he fails to stop, blames the meds.
Man Attacks Police with bottled gas — (Dubbo Your Guide)
SSRI Ed note: Man overdoses on antidepressants, drinks, has manic episode, threatens police with home-made explosive. Gets 2 yrs in jail.
Geske ordered to stand trial for fatal crash — (Green Bay Press Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: Woman taking fluoxetine and venlafaxine drinks, races her car at 90 MPH, runs a light and crashes, killing 2 teens.
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.
Airline chase suspect claims post-partum depression — (The New Orleans Advocate)
SSRI Ed note: Mom on Prozac speeds with baby in back seat, drives recklessly, hits another car, throws baby over barrier, caught by police, blames post-partum depression.
Banned boozer jailed — (The Gold Coast Bulletin)
SSRI Ed note: Man off depression meds 4 days drinks to excess, drives recklessly in front of police station, crashes, is jailed.
Road-rage murder trial — (The Courier Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Man in antidepressant withdrawal loses temper, deliberately hits back of car, causing fatal accident.
Troy man to seek insanity defense in office shooting — (The Detroit News)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Cymbalta, trazodone loses job, shoots up office killing one, wounding 2.
Local doctor’s license suspended (w/ documents) — (The Shelby Star)
SSRI Ed note: Physician takes Lexapro for depression, anxiety, has a drink, chokes wife, drives impaired, speeds to evade arrest, crashes car.
Court documents reveal arrested deputy’s state of mind — (Wood TV 8)
SSRI Ed note: Sheriff's deputy separates from wife, gets "cocktail" of meds inc;l antidepressants, starts to drink, threatens ex, is suicidal, in speed chase, standoff.
Drivers rampage — (Carlow People News)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressant who does not drive drinks, goes on driving rampage, crashes a van, charged, fined, banned from driving + 3 months.
State Rep. Rob Briley charged with DUI, evading arrest — (The Leaf-Chronicle)
SSRI Ed note: House Judiciary Chairman takes Cymbalta, drinks, drives impaired, speeds, resists arrest and damages police property.
Dentist charged in accident admitted using prescription medication — (The West Linn Tidings)
SSRI Ed note: Dentist taking Ambien, Prozac, & Demerol backs car up at high speed into 3 pedestrians, he loses license to practice, victims sue.
Pantless driver arrested after pulling into oncoming traffic — (The Boston Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Man taking Ativan, Cymbalta and Zoloft drinks, drives, is severely impaired, charged.
Pokie tycoon son’s quick getaway — (The Daily Telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants gets drunk, drives and speeds, is charged with impaired driving.
E-mails concerning Groe case gone — (Havasu News)
SSRI Ed note: Representative in Arizona Legislator takes sertraline (Zoloft), drinks, speeds, is charged with impaired driving.
Parker guilty on all counts — (The Cherokee Sentinel)
SSRI Ed note: Man, never had any trouble with the law, robs bank on impulse, goes gambling with ex, is caught because he did nothing to hide it. Blames Paxil, convicted.
Shooting suspect was turning corner on troubled past — (WTHR 13)
SSRI Ed note: Teen on antidepressant medication is pulled over for speeding, gets into fatal shootout with police.
Jail for man who crashed into cruiser — (
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants drives recklessly and speeds, then deliberately crashes into police cruiser.
Manslaughter charges filed — (Bartsville Examiner-Enterprise)
SSRI Ed note: Man taking Zyprexa, Ambien, Prozac and Wellbutrin drives, speeds, hits another car right off the road, killing a woman. Is clearly impaired.
Death crash driver jailed for eight years — (Get Surrey)
SSRI Ed note: Normally responsible man takes antidepressants, drives car so fast and recklessly he loses control and kills 3 passengers in another car.
Houston chase suspect talks with 11 News — (KHOU-TV)
SSRI Ed note: Man accidentally takes his dose of Zoloft twice, goes berserk, has high speed chase, shoots at police, attempts suicide, cannot remember.