Pill Crazy, Mike Royko’s Son Gets 30 Months For Bank Robbery

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Rob Royko, son of the famous late Chicago columnist Mike Royko, was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison for an attempted bank robbery in 2005. What’s significant about this case (other than the son of a famous father gone wrong theme) is that Rob had problems with drugs and drink for years, was diagnosed with depression and bipolar disorder, suddenly began taking a ton of pills (including Zyprexa, Depakote, Valium and Vicodin) and, in his 50s, committed his first crime–trying to rob a bank

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