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Woman Admits to Poisoning Boyfriend With Visine Drops
ABC News Blogs ^ | 5 hours ago | Katie Kindelan |

Posted on 08/14/2012 1:39:29 PM PDT by BenLurkin

A 33-year-old Pennsylvania woman could spend the rest of her life in prison after admitting to police that she repeatedly poisoned her boyfriend with Visine eye drops for more than three years in a bid for his attention.

Vickie Jo Mills of Ayr Township, Pa., was arrested Thursday and charged with 10 counts of aggravated assault, 10 counts of simple assault and 10 counts of reckless endangerment after she told authorities she slipped Visine eye drops into the drinking water of her boyfriend, 45-year-old Thurman Edgar Nesbitt III.

Mills, who has a child with Nesbitt, told Pennsylvania State Police she put Visine drops, medicinally used to "get the red out" of eyes, into his drinking water 10 to 12 times since June 2009.

Nesbitt had been sick for years with symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and blood pressure and breathing problems, according to police. His doctor, Dr. Harry Johnston, alerted authorities in after detecting traces of tetrahydrozoline, a chemical found in eye drops, in Nesbitt's blood tests.

A follow up test at the police station showed Nesbitt had 49 nanograms per milliliter of tetrahydrozoline in his system, categorized by medical experts as "an extremely high level, according to the Record Herald newspaper.

Mills, according to an affidavit, "never meant to kill him [Nesbitt], only wanted him to pay more attention to her."

The 30 charges filed against her carry a maximum combined sentence of 240 years in jail and more than $300,000 in fines, according to the judge in the case, Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.

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TOPICS: Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: ayrtownship; getstheredout; pennsylvania; poison; thurmanedgarnesbitt3; vickiejomills; visine

1 posted on 08/14/2012 1:39:34 PM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

(NOT Ms. Mills.)

2 posted on 08/14/2012 1:41:46 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: BenLurkin

new slogan: “Visine.....gets the Thurman Edgar Nesbitt III out”


3 posted on 08/14/2012 1:43:15 PM PDT by ZinGirl
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To: BenLurkin

Industrial strength stupidity.

One for poisoning him so that he would ‘pay more attention’ to her.

Two for admitting it to the Police.

Just how stupid you gotta be?


4 posted on 08/14/2012 1:44:13 PM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism)
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To: BenLurkin

Tetrahydrozoline’s a poison? Whoa. They used to advertise it on the afternoon after-school shows, along with shooting Bic pens through wooden boards and Duo-Tang Six-Pocket Organizers.


5 posted on 08/14/2012 1:47:24 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: BenLurkin

A bartender once told me that a drop of Visine in a patron’s drink would cause diahrea. Sometimes a good customer would have too much to drink. The bartender does not want to offend the customer by cutting him off. A drop of Visine makes him go away. A drop of dish detergent in the drink will make him go away and puke.


6 posted on 08/14/2012 1:48:56 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: Steely Tom

This was done on a CSI episode, iirc.


7 posted on 08/14/2012 1:49:40 PM PDT by DonaldC (A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
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To: BenLurkin

8 posted on 08/14/2012 1:54:17 PM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: Joe 6-pack

9 posted on 08/14/2012 1:55:53 PM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: DonaldC
This was done on a CSI episode, iirc.

I bet J&J loved that.

10 posted on 08/14/2012 1:56:15 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: BenLurkin

My ex wife tried to kill me with furniture polish.

I hit a stretch where I kept slipping and falling down in the kitchen every few days where I was in my stocking feet.

One day I was sitting at the bar between the kitchen and living room while my wife was spraying air freshener around in the kitchen behind me. I happened to notice the can on the bar next to me said “Air Freshener” on it so I asked he to show me the can she was using. She handed me the near identical can and it was furniture polish.


11 posted on 08/14/2012 1:59:10 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: BenLurkin

CAN YOU SEE ME NOW??? (Stabbing you in the eye)


12 posted on 08/14/2012 2:00:00 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama Kills))
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To: BenLurkin

Oops, Visine will probably be pulled from the shelves and become a Rx only item.


13 posted on 08/14/2012 2:02:22 PM PDT by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: DonaldC
This was done on a CSI episode, iirc.

CSI Episode 3-1: Revenge is Best Served Cold

14 posted on 08/14/2012 2:06:04 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Recycled Olympic tagline Shut up, Bob Costas. Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up!)
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To: Joe 6-pack

15 posted on 08/14/2012 2:10:41 PM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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To: BenLurkin
So, let me see if I have it straight. 'If he REALLY loved her.' She wouldn't have poisoned him?

That pretty well sums it up.

16 posted on 08/14/2012 2:15:22 PM PDT by Realman30 ("I've already made a donation to Haiti. It's called taxes". . . . El Rushbo.)
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To: BenLurkin

Here’s looking at you kid.


17 posted on 08/14/2012 2:19:33 PM PDT by upchuck ("Definition of 'racist:' someone that is winning an argument with a liberal." ~ Peter Brimelow)
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To: PetroniusMaximus

Re your pic: I think she looks a little bit like Margot Kidder.


18 posted on 08/14/2012 2:20:08 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: cripplecreek

My ex used concentrated Diazinon (organophosphate insecticide) on her way out the door in a meal.


19 posted on 08/14/2012 2:22:55 PM PDT by datura (Democrat = Socialist, Progressive Democrat = Communist)
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To: BenLurkin

dang, didn’t know that stuff was that toxic. I about live on the allergy kind when the pollen’s flying.


20 posted on 08/14/2012 2:41:10 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: allmendream

that was about the kindest thing we used to put in our Senior Chief’s cup when he wasnt looking.


21 posted on 08/14/2012 2:48:26 PM PDT by Docbarleypop
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To: Docbarleypop

Yikes! When I was in the Air Force we LOVED our Chief Master Sergeant.

One night we were getting all our trucks ready for deployment - all our trucks had passed inspection by 10 am - yet there we were at 2 am still getting OTHER units trucks ready for inspection - our Chief explained that we were DONE and going home.

A Captain in our unit contradicted him and said that we could stay to help the other units, the Chief said “Captain, can I speak to you in your office?” they went back there for awhile and when they came back the Captain said “You guys are DONE and going home. All of OUR trucks passed inspection.”.

GO CHIEF!!!!


22 posted on 08/14/2012 2:58:15 PM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism)
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To: allmendream

I had many chiefs in the Navy, all but one I would still do anything before, but that one...taught me the meaning of “respect the uniform if not the man”


23 posted on 08/14/2012 3:02:03 PM PDT by Docbarleypop
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To: cripplecreek

LOL. Once I sprayed furniture polish on something and it accidentally got on the floor. My husband went flying, falling down while his flailing arms knocked pictures off the wall. He was unhurt, so it was very funny (not to him).

Furniture polish is deadly.


24 posted on 08/14/2012 3:10:10 PM PDT by Reddy (B.O. stinks)
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To: forgotten man

I used to hear rumors about flight attendants doing that, too. Never saw it happen, just rumors. I cannot imagine wanting to give yourself that kind of bad karma....not to mention what would happen to you if you got caught.


25 posted on 08/14/2012 3:23:02 PM PDT by ponygirl (Be Breitbart.)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Saw the video that your picture is from on wimp.com and it’s a hoot, my daughter and grandkids liked it too.


26 posted on 08/14/2012 3:34:15 PM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again.")
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To: Pearls Before Swine
I think she looks a little bit like Margot Kidder.

I think she looks a lot like Clark Kent.

27 posted on 08/14/2012 3:35:10 PM PDT by Max in Utah (A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: BenLurkin

That drink must have been a real eye opener.........


28 posted on 08/14/2012 3:40:20 PM PDT by njslim (St)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks BenLurkin.
Autumn/Spring Romance

29 posted on 08/14/2012 3:47:24 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: datura

I think that would bug me.


30 posted on 08/14/2012 3:51:16 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: cripplecreek

I guess she didn’t take her pledge seriously.


31 posted on 08/14/2012 3:51:30 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: DonaldC

Yes, it was. At a poker game.


32 posted on 08/14/2012 3:57:04 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: BenLurkin

I hope she gets 240 years. Hope the judge isn’t swayed by her crying and apologizing. Too often women get far lesser sentences for the same stuff they’d put a guy away for no problem.


33 posted on 08/14/2012 5:34:31 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: BenLurkin

She’s nuts. I’ll bet she votes democrat.


34 posted on 08/17/2012 11:52:27 AM PDT by GOPJ ("Family: One of God's masterpieces." sign at Chris McMurray's bakery - Crumb and Get It)
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