Archive for Speeding – Page 2

Friends describe man accused in freeway standoff as a family man, school volunteer — (The Sun Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Pillar of community on diet pills and antidepressants tried to kidnap woman, gets into standoff. Those how know him assume arrest case of mistaken identity.
Judge says Sliwinski fit to stand trial — (Chicago Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Zoloft, other psych meds deliberately drives into parked vehicle, killing three.
Driver accused in rampage said to be mentally distraught — (San Jose Mercury News)
SSRI Ed note: Man in withdrawal from antidepressant gets angry, goes on destructive rampage.
Volatile man pleaded guilty — (The Comet)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants has no self-control, is abusive to police.
Lawyer: Accused driver was under psychiatric care — (South of Boston)
SSRI Ed note: Teen, 19, taking Prozac due to death of mother, drinks, drives into 3 students, killing one. Charged with vehicular homicide.
Suicidal man dies in crash following police chase — (KARE11)
SSRI Ed note: Man takes too much Prozac, drives recklessly, chased by police, crashes car and dies.
Misdemeanor charges filed in bus stop deaths — (Las Vegas Sun)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on high levels of Xanax behaves recklessly, causes fatal crawsh.
Polite robber nice enough to plead guilty — (Lufkin Daily)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants robs bank, tries to evade police in car chase.
Borough man held on multiple charges after Thursday’s car chase — (The Phoenix Reporter and Item)
SSRI Ed note: Man prescribed Elavil and Lexapro, hooked on OxyContin, embarks on crime spree with assault, car chase, robbery etc. Incarceration certain, bail denied.
‘Why?’ the big question after suicide — (Brownwood Bulletin)
SSRI Ed note: Man in happy family takes antidepressants, medication is changed, he drives to another state and shoots himself.
Friends describe man accused in freeway standoff as a family man, school volunteer — (The Sun-Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Man on diet pills and antidepressants "goes crazy" tries to abduct a woman, high-speed chase, points a gun. Nobody believes he would do these things.
Tom Cruise Slams Brooke Shields’ Drug Use — (Hollywood)
SSRI Ed note: Tom Cruise criticizes Shields' endorsement of antidepressant use for postpartum depression. He is attacked in the media.
Driver allegedly waves gun, leads citizens on three-county chase — (
SSRI Ed note: Driver on a "cocktail of pain meds and antidepressants" drives recklessly, waves a gun, crashes into a parked car at 60 - 70 mph, wife badly injured.
Unhappy pills — (Belfast telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: Man given Prozac becomes reckless, ininhibited, suicidal but swears he feels better. After several suicide attempts he stops, realizes drug not helpful.
Man survives suspected suicide attempt — (Reno Gazette-Journal)
Chase driver is due in court — ( True Jersey)
SSRI Ed note: Man prescribed medications for depression becomes aggressive, attacks man in road rage incident, leads police on 50-mi car chase.
What drove Justin Strzelczyk to his death? — (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: Withdrawal psychosis. Former football player drank heavily, took Zoloft, goes on wild drive, appears delirious, dies in crash. Nothing in system.
Jury convicts man of battery — (The State Journal Register)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants becomes suicidal, tried to kill self and police officers by ramming their car at high speed. He forgets much of what happened.
Woman dies day after collision — (Indy Star)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Paxil and Xanax drives erratically, shows bad judgement, causes fatal car crash.
Angry Pima man attacks officers after traffic stop — (East Arizona Courier)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Prozac for anger management exhibits aggressive behaviour, threatens other drivers and assaults police.
The Good Life | Grieving parents promote suicide awareness — (The Columbus Dispatch)
SSRI Ed note: Well adjusted, popular 17-year-old takes antidepressants for stress, and dies by hanging herself.
Campbellsville Shooting and Kidnapping — (WBKO)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Lexapro kidnaps former lover at gunpoint, shoots his sister
Indiana, Pa., road rage suspect too ill for trial? — (The Post-Gazette)
Police release details about McAbee shooting at news conference — (Owyee Avalanche)
SSRI Ed note: Normal, nice 18-yr-old on antidepressant goes crazy, killed by police after car chase
Md. School Bus Driver Charged After Crash – At Least 2 Students Injured in Lusby — (Washington Post)
Defendant says he tried to help friend — (The Daily Courier)
Returning to the death of a princess — (Herald Scotland)
SSRI Ed note: Henri Paul on Prozac and booze at time of fatal crash
Bangor man arrested after late-night foot chase — (Bangor Daily News)
Family struggles with murder close to hearts; A sister is left to ask ‘Why?’ — (Visalia Times-Delta)
Robber pleads guilty to several felonies Another Yorker pleads in a separate case where he dragged a state agent with a car — (York Daily Record)
Summit Hill man gets 46 months ** Jesse Chuma, 19, will spend more than the minimum time in prison for drunken-driving crash that killed one of his friends — (The Morning Call)
SSRI Ed note: Young man on antidepressants drinks, smokes marijuana, drives with passengers, gets into car chase to evade police, crashes and kills friend.
Jury selection continues in hatchet murder trial — (The Birmingham News)
SSRI Ed note: Alabama man, 20, on Ritalin, Prozac and Klonapin attacks his family with a hatchet, killing his parents.
Defense to cite driver’s mental state — (The Indianapolis Star)
SSRI Ed note: Hyperventilating woman in distress gets Zoloft, becomes psychotic, drives 65 mph the wrong way on freeway, kills 7 including 4 of her children. Charged.
Police suspect teacher in rash of arson cases — (Columbus Dispatch)
Inquest rules that Emma’s death was an accident — (The Watford Observer)
SSRI Ed note: Teen on Prozac for relationship problems splits with boyfriend, takes overdose, drives at high speed into bridge w/o seatbelt, dies, coroner rules an accident.
Three Youths Held In Convenience Store Murder — (The Spokesman-Review)
SSRI Ed note: Youth, 15, with no record, no motive, taking Paxil shootsm kills shopkeeper, flees with 2 friends. Tried and convicted as adult.
Unhappy Prozac Customer – Speeding Cost Woman Funds, Night In Jail — (Daily News of Los Angeles)
SSRI Ed note: Woman fined for speeding, believes Prozac and another med impaired her diring.
Man Convicted In Wounding Of Trooper — (The Augusta Chronicle)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Prozac and anti-anxiety med (probably benzo) develops drinking problem, interaction makes him "high", he shoots a trooper. Potential 10 yr sentence.
Trial begins on attempted murder charge, La Mesan was shot at point-blank range — (San Diego Union-Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Man on steroids, Prozac, other meds is enraged when girlfriend breaks up, takes arsonal, drives around bent on murder, shoots a stranger in the face.
Wife blames Prozac for man’s shootout with police, suicide — (Tampa Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Divorced man on Prozac starts to carry guns, gets into high-speed chase, shoot-out with police, then kills himself with gun. Ex-wife blames Prozac.