Paragraphs six through nine read: “According to a statement of facts agreed upon by the Crown and defence, during the summer of 2008 Francoeur was mistakenly diagnosed with major depression and prescribed an anti-depressant drug known as Effexor. During the next few months, she underwent a radical change.” “Francoeur actually has bipolar disorder rather than…
Paragraphs 9 through 12 read: “Like many people he knew, Mr. Goldberg had been on Prozac since college, during the height of its wonder-drug status. He blames the drug, and the emotional numbness he said it induced, for the heavy drinking binges in his 20s. “I couldn’t drink one beer,” he said. ‘It had to…
O’LEARY, Acting P.J.
Samantha Elizabeth Rothwell appeals from a judgment after a jury
convicted her of second degree murder and found true she personally used a
deadly or dangerous weapon, a knife, in the commission of the crime. Rothwell
argues her federal constitutional rights were violated when the trial court
refused to instruct the jury to consider evidence of her intoxication in
determining whether she acted with conscious disregard for human life. We
disagree and affirm the judgment.
Paragraph nine reads: “Steve Collins, defending, said his client had expressed “considerable remorse” and added: “He accepts it was completely out of order. Alcohol played its part and, perhaps, anti-depressants.” SSRI Stories Note: The Physicians Desk Reference states that antidepressants can cause a craving for alcohol and can cause alcohol abuse. Also, the liver cannot…
Paragraph 10 reads: “Garda Noonan agreed with Mr Orange that Mulligan had been on antidepressants at the time and the medication did not mix well with the alcohol he had taken that night.” SSRI Stories Note: The Physicians Desk Reference states that antidepressants can cause a craving for alcohol and can cause alcohol abuse. Also,…
Paragraph seven reads: “Supt Martin Sammut, who was an inspector at the time, testified that in his statement to the police, Mr Attard acknowledged stabbing the officer and expressed regret. Mr Attard also said that he was drunk – even though he was not supposed to drink because he was on anti-depressants – and that…
Paragraph four reads: “Michael Clare, defending, said Roberts was sorry for what had happened, that he suffered from depression, was on medication and could not remember anything when he drank alcohol.” SSRI Stories Note: The Physicians Desk Reference states that antidepressants can cause a craving for alcohol and can cause alcohol abuse. Also, the liver…
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) – A man is dead after being killed by a suspected intoxicated driver on Easter morning. An arrest reports says the 22-year-old suspect had been out at a club earlier in the night, drinking alcohol and popping pills.
The suspect is in jail, accused of killing Bob Childress who was simply on his way to work. Jacques Norton faces a charge of felony DUI causing death. The charge accuses him of being under the influence of drugs with enhancement of alcohol.
A LONG-TIME RAAF officer has piloted his way into
trouble after grabbing another man’s testicles at the Port Fairy Folk Festival.
Jeff Todd, 51, of Ramsey Court, Lowood, pleaded guilty in the
Warrnambool Magistrates Court this week to unlawful assault.
The widow of an Ohio man who died in police custody in Fort
Myers, Florida last March, will file a federal lawsuit for violating her
husband’s constitutional rights by failing to recognize that he was mentally
Joyce Christie, of Girard, Ohio, and her son, plan to file the
action against the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and Prison Health Services (PHS),
the private company that oversees medical care for the jail, which had taken
custody of Nicholas Christie for trespassing.