Dangerous Meth Serial Killers

Dangerous Meth Serial Killers

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No to Meth

Santa Cruz, CA

#1 Sep 12, 2010
One of two men convicted in serial murders to be freed
SACRAMENTO (AP)-- They were dubbed the "Speed Freak Killers," inseparable boyhood friends from the sticks who were finally brought in after a methamphetamine-fueled murder spree lasting 15 years.
No to Meth

Santa Cruz, CA

#2 Sep 12, 2010
Meth causes aggressive, belligerent and violent behavior.
Meth addicts are a huge danger to society and communities!
Profile of Socipath

Santa Cruz, CA

#3 Sep 12, 2010
Profile of the Sociopath

This website summarizes some of the common features of descriptions of the behavior of sociopaths.

Glibness and Superficial Charm

Manipulative and Conning
They never recognize the rights of others and see their self-serving behaviors as permissible. They appear to be charming, yet are covertly hostile and domineering, seeing their victim as merely an instrument to be used. They may dominate and humiliate their victims.

Grandiose Sense of Self
Feels entitled to certain things as "their right."

Pathological Lying
Has no problem lying coolly and easily and it is almost impossible for them to be truthful on a consistent basis. Can create, and get caught up in, a complex belief about their own powers and abilities. Extremely convincing and even able to pass lie detector tests.

Lack of Remorse, Shame or Guilt
A deep seated rage, which is split off and repressed, is at their core. Does not see others around them as people, but only as targets and opportunities. Instead of friends, they have victims and accomplices who end up as victims. The end always justifies the means and they let nothing stand in their way.

Shallow Emotions
When they show what seems to be warmth, joy, love and compassion it is more feigned than experienced and serves an ulterior motive. Outraged by insignificant matters, yet remaining unmoved and cold by what would upset a normal person. Since they are not genuine, neither are their promises.

Incapacity for Love

Need for Stimulation
Living on the edge. Verbal outbursts and physical punishments are normal. Promiscuity and gambling are common.

Callousness/Lack of Empathy
Unable to empathize with the pain of their victims, having only contempt for others' feelings of distress and readily taking advantage of them.

Poor Behavioral Controls/Impulsive Nature
Rage and abuse, alternating with small expressions of love and approval produce an addictive cycle for abuser and abused, as well as creating hopelessness in the victim. Believe they are all-powerful, all-knowing, entitled to every wish, no sense of personal boundaries, no concern for their impact on others.

Early Behavior Problems/Juvenile Delinquency
Usually has a history of behavioral and academic difficulties, yet "gets by" by conning others. Problems in making and keeping friends; aberrant behaviors such as cruelty to people or animals, stealing, etc.

Not concerned about wrecking others' lives and dreams. Oblivious or indifferent to the devastation they cause. Does not accept blame themselves, but blames others, even for acts they obviously committed.

Promiscuous Sexual Behavior/Infidelity
Promiscuity, child sexual abuse, rape and sexual acting out of all sorts.

Lack of Realistic Life Plan/Parasitic Lifestyle
Tends to move around a lot or makes all encompassing promises for the future, poor work ethic but exploits others effectively.

Criminal or Entrepreneurial Versatility
Changes their image as needed to avoid prosecution. Changes life story readily.
Profile of Sociopath

Santa Cruz, CA

#4 Sep 12, 2010
Other Related Qualities:

Contemptuous of those who seek to understand them
Does not perceive that anything is wrong with them
Only rarely in difficulty with the law, but seeks out situations where their tyrannical behavior will be tolerated, condoned, or admired
Conventional appearance
Goal of enslavement of their victim(s)
Exercises despotic control over every aspect of the victim's life
Has an emotional need to justify their crimes and therefore needs their victim's affirmation (respect, gratitude and love)
Ultimate goal is the creation of a willing victim
Incapable of real human attachment to another
Unable to feel remorse or guilt
Extreme narcissism and grandiose
May state readily that their goal is to rule the world

(The above traits are based on the psychopathy checklists of H. Cleckley and R. Hare.)
Profile of Sociopath

Santa Cruz, CA

#5 Sep 12, 2010
Antisocial Personality Disorder Overview (Written by Derek Wood, RN, BSN, PhD Candidate)

Antisocial Personality Disorder results in what is commonly known as a Sociopath. The criteria for this disorder require an ongoing disregard for the rights of others, since the age of 15 years. Some examples of this disregard are reckless disregard for the safety of themselves or others, failure to conform to social norms with respect to lawful behaviors, deceitfulness such as repeated lying or deceit for personal profit or pleasure, and lack of remorse for actions that hurt other people in any way. Additionally, they must have evidenced a Conduct Disorder before the age of 15 years, and must be at least 18 years old to receive this diagnosis.

People with this disorder appear to be charming at times, and make relationships, but to them, these are relationships in name only. They are ended whenever necessary or when it suits them, and the relationships are without depth or meaning, including marriages. They seem to have an innate ability to find the weakness in people, and are ready to use these weaknesses to their own ends through deceit, manipulation, or intimidation, and gain pleasure from doing so.

They appear to be incapable of any true emotions, from love to shame to guilt. They are quick to anger, but just as quick to let it go, without holding grudges. No matter what emotion they state they have, it has no bearing on their future actions or attitudes.

They rarely are able to have jobs that last for any length of time, as they become easily bored, instead needing constant change. They live for the moment, forgetting the past, and not planning the future, not thinking ahead what consequences their actions will have. They want immediate rewards and gratification. There currently is no form of psychotherapy that works with those with antisocial personality disorder, as those with this disorder have no desire to change themselves, which is a prerequisite. No medication is available either. The only treatment is the prevention of the disorder in the early stages, when a child first begins to show the symptoms of conduct disorder.
Profile of Sociopath

Santa Cruz, CA

#6 Sep 12, 2010
Flush the Tiolet

Santa Cruz, CA

#7 Sep 12, 2010
I agree with all the above posts.

Meth mirrors sociopathic behavior. People who are already sociopath are even more so!

Then makes Meth "tweekers" very dangerous.
cash poor

San Jose, CA

#8 Sep 12, 2010
Flush the Tiolet wrote:
I agree with all the above posts.
That's because you posted all of them, troll.
the original curious cat

Watsonville, CA

#9 Sep 13, 2010
cash poor wrote:
<quoted text>
That's because you posted all of them, troll.
you should be careful calling people names. that violates the Terms of Use. and you're wrong anyways.
the original curious cat

Watsonville, CA

#10 Sep 13, 2010
Serial Killers and Meth is a Facebook group:


but i think it's a joke.
cash poor

San Jose, CA

#11 Sep 13, 2010
the original curious cat wrote:
and you're wrong anyways.
wanna bet?
the original curious cat

Watsonville, CA

#12 Sep 13, 2010
read about this meth addicted serial killing couple, Ricky Davis and Dena Rile, and also about Dennis Rader. very, very sick and perverted.

what influence did Meth have on them becoming such twisted killers?


to quote:

Ricky and Dena

By David Krajicek
"Factor X"

Richard Davis

On May 25, 2005, Richard Dean Davis stood squinting against the springtime sun after his release from a state prison in Bonne Terre, Mo. At age 40, Ricky Davis was at a crossroads after a wasted life. He had been brought up in a broken home in the Kansas City area, and by age 13, he was a chronic delinquent. He spent most of his teen years in reform school or juvenile detention, and he soon graduated to adult lock-ups. In 1987, just months out of prison for stealing, Davis was convicted of raping a woman. He claimed the sex was consensual — never mind the knife he held to her throat.

A jury saw it differently and sent him away for 25 years. Davis claimed to have found religion during the 17 years and 11 months he spent in prison. His release gave him a chance to prove it. During his first nine months of freedom, he apparently did everything required of him under parole. He went to work, stayed out of bars, attended substance abuse and sex offender counseling sessions, reported to his parole officer, and registered new addresses when he moved.

But authorities say Davis also began nurturing an obsession with sexual domination, sadism and asphyxiation, polite descriptions that gild his sickening compulsion: to strangle a woman while having sex with her. Davis visited strangulation fetish websites on the Internet and began collecting videos that fed his sexual obsession. But his ultimate fantasy was to star in his own snuff-film show.

Sometime last winter, Davis took up with Dena Riley. Methamphetamine had lured the Missouri woman away from her husband, children and respectability.

Dena Riley

It was a match made in hell.

Davis and Riley now stand accused of acting out the ex-con's fantasy by murdering two women during videotaped sex sessions. To boot, they then allegedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted Davis' 5-year-old niece before they were captured.

Many wonder how yet another registered sex offender—after years of punishment and therapy — could relapse so completely. The depravity of his alleged acts recalls the BTK Killer's infamous "factor x" theory — that certain undefined but irrepressible urges make sexual killers different from the rest of us.

Dennis Rader

In a 1978 letter to a Wichita television station, the BTK Killer—later identified as Dennis Rader — tried to explain it:

"You don't understand these things because your (sic) not under the influence of factor x. The same thing that made Son of Sam, Jack The Ripper, Havery (sic) Glatman, Boston Strangler, Dr. H.H. Holmes, Panty Hose Strangler of Florida, Hillside Strangler, Ted of The West Coast and many more infamous characters kill. It seems senseless but we cannot help it. There is no help, no cure, except death or being caught and put away." Whatever "factor x" is, it seems pretty certain that Ricky Davis has it.

Dr. Kathryn Seifert

"People don't just wake up one day and say,'I'm going to be a serial rapist and a killer,'" Dr. Kathryn Seifert, a psychotherapist and forensic psychologist based in Salisbury, Md., told the Crime Library. "Something leads up to it."

Fremont, CA

#13 Aug 3, 2013
All the information was right on. I have a child from a sociopath who is also a meth addict. He has shattered my life, he is so good at what he does and when he gets in trouble he always gets out of it.

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