The Blotter: Lawyers out to screw you June 11 2007

An officer talked to a 61-year-old man who said he was sexually assaulted at a group-care home on Beecher Road. The man has severe schizophrenia and Parkinson's disease. He said 12 men allegedly sodomized him in his bedroom, including Perry Mason (the TV trial attorney from days of yore); Gary Martin Hays (a Georgia personal-injury law firm that runs many TV ads); and Ken Nugent (an Atlanta personal-injury lawyer who also advertises on TV). His alleged assailants also included an 83-year-old man, a 40-year-old man who uses crutches because he can't walk, and the group-home caretaker. The caretaker said the man's statements are untrue and the man's schizophrenia medicine was just upped from 7 milligrams to 2,000 milligrams. (The Blotter Diva ain't no doctor, but that's a hefty increase. The medication type was not listed on the police report.) While the police officer was taking the report, the 61-year-old man asked him, "How do people walk through walls?"

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Items in the Blotter are taken from actual Atlanta police reports. The Blotter Diva compiles them and puts them into her own words.

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