In April, 23-year-old Raymond Traylor arrived at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter. His arrival there was the result of an emergency transfer from a regional treatment center in Anoka, where he bit two staff members, groped female employees, and started fights with other patients.
When he arrived in St. Peter, a doctor, citing "his extreme aggression," asked for court permission to treat him with "as many medications as possible," and two weeks later was given permission to administer electroshock.SEE ALSO: Dayton signs law to move mentally ill offenders out of jail quicker
Four months later, Traylor is free. The reason? According to a Star Tribune report
, state officials simply missed a deadline to file his 60-day progress report, which resulted in Traylor being unceremoniously dropped off at a Minneapolis street corner nearby the Salvation Army's Harbor Light Center for homeless men and women.More »