Archives for January 2013

Psych Handed Five-Year Sentence

Calgary Herald Calgary psychiatrist handed five-year sentence By Daryl Slade January 31, 2013 Once a prominent forensic psychiatrist tasked with interviewing and writing reports on offenders in custody, Dr. Aubrey Levin is now a convicted sex offender, facing a lengthy prison term. Levin, 74, who was convicted by a jury on Monday of sexually abusing […]

Sentencing for Psych Today

CBC News Ex-psychiatrist’s rabbi calls prison term ‘death sentence’ Aubrey Levin sexually assaulted 3 male patients in Calgary Jan 30, 2013 Sentencing arguments concluded late Wednesday afternoon for Aubrey Levin, the former psychiatrist found guilty this week of sexually assaulting three of his male patients. Levin refused to answer any questions asked by reporters outside […]

BUSTED

Globe and Mail Calgary psychiatrist found guilty of sexually assaulting patients Bill Graveland Jan. 29 2013 After days of deliberation, a jury found a Calgary psychiatrist guilty Monday on three counts of sexual assault against his male patients. Dr. Aubrey Levin stood quietly and without outward emotion as he was found not guilty on two […]

Psych’s Patients Asked to Contact the Police

London Free Press Former patients of suspended psychiatrist Stanley Dobrowolski asked to contact police By Jennifer O’Brien January 24, 2013 London police are asking former patients of suspended psychiatrist Stanley Dobrowolski to contact them after finding disturbing videos of women on his computers. In videos taken between 2007 and 2012, at least seven women are […]

“Respected” Psych Expected to be Taken into Custody

Austin American-Statesman Former state psychiatrist charged with public lewdness By Andrea Ball and Eric Dexheimer Jan. 23, 2013 The psychiatrist facing felony charges that he molested five adolescent psychiatric patients under his care while he worked at the Austin State Hospital was arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with public lewdness, according to police records. Charles […]

Jury to Start Deliberations in Psych Sex Case Friday

Vancouver Sun Defence wraps up argument in Calgary psychiatrist sex assault trial By Bill Graveland January 21, 2013 CALGARY – The lawyer for a Calgary psychiatrist charged with sexually assaulting several of his patients launched a verbal attack on the main Crown witness during his final arguments Monday. Dr. Aubrey Levin, 74, is charged with […]

Psychiatrists in the Courts

Courier Journal Edward ‘Dale’ Bagshaw’s murder trial delayed after defense objects to court-appointed psychiatrist By Charlie White Jan 17, 2013 The murder case against Edward “Dale” Bagshaw was delayed until at least Friday after a last-minute objection by his defense attorney over the possibility of the court-appointed psychiatrist having a conflict of interest. Bagshaw, 47, […]

Mass Killer’s Psych Sued

UPI Widow sues suspect’s psychiatrist Jan. 15, 2013 DENVER, Jan. 15 (UPI) — A woman whose husband was killed in a Colorado massacre has filed a lawsuit accusing a psychiatrist of failing to use “reasonable care” in treating the suspect. Chantel Blunk is taking legal action against the University of Colorado, Dr. Lynne Fenton and […]

Two Psychs Sued for Prozac Induced Stabbing

Sun News Teen who blames Prozac for his fatal stabbing of friend suing doctors January 13th, 2013 By JAMES TURNER WINNIPEG — A Manitoba teen who blames the antidepressant Prozac for causing him to fatally stab his friend is suing three doctors who treated him in the months before the killing, claiming they should pay […]

Psychiatrist Aubrey Levin Case Wrapping Up

Victim of Psych Fights Back

Calgary Herald Witness denies trying to extort psychiatrist By Jason Van Rassel January 8, 2013 Repeated outbursts on the stand earned a contempt-of-court citation for the Crown’s main witness against a former Calgary forensic psychiatrist accused of molesting several male patients. The witness, whose identity is protected by a publication ban, became angry when defence […]

Psychiatrist caught video-taping patient without her knowledge

Blackburn News Psychiatrist Case Back in Court January 8th, 2013 The case of a London psychiatrist accused of video-taping a patient without her knowledge returns to court today. Stanley Dobrowolski’s lawyer will appear to receive evidence from the Crown. The 64-year-old psychiatrist is charged with one count of voyeurism and one count of sexual assault. […]