06/25/2013

Police: Man on mushrooms ripped off part of penis

Police responding to a school's burglar alarm found the man screaming and called for an ambulance

By Sammy Stables Battaglia
Daily Record via Detroit Free Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A 41-year-old Columbus, Ohio, man is recovering after police say he ripped off part of his penis on a drug-fueled high in Ypsilanti Township, Mich.

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s deputies found the man naked and screaming after responding to a burglar alarm at Ypsilanti Middle School about 1 a.m. last Tuesday, Sgt. Geoff Fox said Monday.

The man was kneeling outside the school, bloody from the waist down, with parts of his genitals ripped off, Fox said. He said parts of the man’s body were transferred to the hospital with him. Officers subdued the man for his own safety and called for an ambulance.

The man later told investigators he picked up hallucinogenic mushrooms earlier in the day while he was in town visiting friends in a neighborhood near the school. The man does not have a history of mental problems or extensive drug use, Fox said.

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