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  • What Is Flakka and What Does it Do to You?

    08/16/2016 9:12:21 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 63 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016 | Debbie Lord
    A horrific story out of Florida on Tuesday has shined a spotlight on a “designer drug” whose effects can be so extreme that some call it “the devil’s drug.” A man in Tequesta, Fla., was arrested and charged with two counts of murder in the stabbing death of couple there. When police arrived on scene, the man was found crouched over the body of a male victim, tearing the flesh from the man’s face with his teeth. Police say they believe the man was likely under the influence of a drug called αlpha-Pyrrolidinopentiophenone, or as it is more commonly known,...
  • Police: Man gnaws face of Palm Beach stabbing victim

    08/16/2016 8:32:06 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 34 replies
    Wink News ^ | August 16, 2016 | Unattributed
    <p>TEQUESTA, Fla. (CNN) A husband and wife are dead after a gruesome stabbing attack Monday in Palm Beach County, police said.</p> <p>Deputies arrived on scene after a report of a stabbing. Officers found the suspect in a driveway on top of another man, biting and removing pieces of the victims face with his teeth.</p>
  • Dangerous drug 'Flakka' discovered in Maine community

    01/28/2016 9:44:53 PM PST · by Steely Tom · 22 replies
    WMUR 9 ^ | 28 Jan 2016 | David Charns
    ELLSWORTH, Maine —Maine police said they have discovered the dangerous drug Flakka for the first time. Flakka, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, is a synthetic drug similar to bath salts. It has been found commonly in the southern U.S. Ellsworth police said a test of a brown powder they seized from a man in August 2015 came back positive for Flakka. Police said, Ryan Miller, 33, of Southwest Harbor, Maine, was issued a summons for unlawful possession of a schedule W drug.
  • Flakka, the new killer drug, is spreading across the country

    08/16/2015 1:12:14 AM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 85 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | August 14, 2015 | By TONY RIZZO and GLENN E. RICE
    Its a new drug. And its a killer. Known on the street as flakka, the synthetic concoction is hitting hard in Florida, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio and other parts of the country. Its causing a rash of emergency room visits and overdose deaths. In one highly publicized Florida case, a man reportedly high on flakka gnawed on and disfigured another mans face before he was shot to death by police. Another user tried to break down the door of a police station in Fort Lauderdale, and a few weeks later, a man impaled himself while trying to climb a fence around...
  • Watch Moment Armed Man Is Tasered After Shouting 'I am Your King' at Police in Hackney

    05/24/2015 3:31:04 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 47 replies
    London Evening Standard ^ | 5/25/2015 | Ramzy Alwakeel
    This video shows the dramatic moment an attempted murder suspect was tasered and bundled into a police van by 20 officers following a tense stand-off in east London during which he allegedly shouted: 'I am your king.' Before tasering him and knocking him to the ground, police are shown spraying the man with CS gas - which has no effect. After firing the taser, they rush to surround the man, who has dropped his weapon, and appear to secure him to a stretcher while he shouts. Neighbours in the Hackney street, alerted by the noise, rush out of their homes...
  • Woman Dies After Taking Off Clothes At OC Market

    09/28/2014 5:03:05 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 53 replies ^ | September 24, 2014 8:15 PM
    SANTA ANA ( Police are investigating a mysterious death at a market in Santa Ana. A woman was acting violently Wednesday at El Toro Carniceria-Meat Shop at 1340 West 1st Street when a security guard placed her in handcuffs, according to investigators. A witness said she was behaving erratically and began removing her clothes. She was jumping like crazy. And then she made a mess inside the liquor store. And thats why the security guard had to do what he had to do, and grab her and handcuff her, Joseph Castellan said. Moments later, she died. Detectives have not...
  • TEMECULA, CA: Driver Claims Zombies Chasing Him After Big I-15 Crash (Punk Steals Big Rig, Crashes)

    04/10/2013 6:55:35 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 28 replies
    Press Enterprise ^ | April 9, 2013 | Sarah Burge
    TEMECULA: Driver claims zombies chasing him after big I-15 crash A Tennessee man, 19, is accused of taking a big-rig Saturday and causing a crash that injures 7 people A big-rig crash that blocked Interstate 15 in Temecula for hours Saturday evening, April 6, was caused by a 19-year-old driver who claimed he was on the run from the walking dead, authorities said. He said zombies were chasing him and he had to get out of here, said Officer Nathan Baer, a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol. The crash was no laughing matter. Not only did it cause a...
  • Bong Shop Sells Bath Salts to Dad's Son ... Watertown Father Smashes Up Shop, Pleads Guilty

    02/26/2013 6:53:39 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 23 replies ^ | February 25, 2013 | John O'Brien
    Watertown father admits guilt for smashing up head shop Watertown, NY -- A Watertown man has pleaded guilty to a criminal charge for smashing up a head shop after his adult son overdosed on bath salts from the store. Dan Avery, 49, pleaded guilty Friday in Jefferson County Court to a misdemeanor charge of fourth-degree criminal mischief. He was sentenced to a one-year conditional discharge and ordered to pay $638 in restitution for the damage he did to Tebb's Headshop in Watertown. Avery was charged in July with a felony count of third-degree criminal mischief and criminal possession of a...
  • Homeowner shoots naked intruder found choking dog, police say

    01/11/2013 11:52:27 AM PST · by grundle · 32 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | January 2, 2013 | Donna Rapado and Brian Hamacher
    A naked intruder who was trying to choke a pet Rottweiler was shot by a homeowner in Miami Wednesday morning, police said. The bizarre incident happened around 5 a.m. when the occupants of the home were awoken when they heard a commotion and dogs barking. When the homeowner went to check out the noise, he confronted the suspect, who was completely naked and trying to choke one of the dogs, police said. "He comes out and spots a person who is not only fighting with this dog but is naked fighting with this dog," Miami Police spokesman Det. Willie Moreno...
  • Navy video gives frightening look at misuse of bath salts

    01/05/2013 5:05:43 PM PST · by Morgana · 11 replies
    starsandstripes ^ | 1.5.2013 | Navy
    The U.S. Navy recently released a video meant to scare people from getting high on bath salts, according to a report on CBS News. In the video, produced by Navy Medicine command, a sailor ingests some lines of white powder. And then freakish things happen to him. The faces of people he knows turn into demons, while they're asking him if he's OK. Eventually, the sailor is taken to a hospital where medical personnel working on him indicate that his vital signs are dangerously high. Lt. George Loeffler, a psychiatry resident who works at the Naval Medical Center San Diego,...
  • Naked Man Who Was Choking Dog Shot by Homeowner in Miami: Police

    01/02/2013 8:47:00 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 67 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | January 2, 2013 | Donna Rapado and Brian Hamacher
    A naked intruder who was trying to choke a pet Rottweiler was shot by a homeowner in Miami Wednesday morning, police said. The bizarre incident happened around 5 a.m. in the area of Northwest 2nd Avenue and 56th Street when the occupants of the home were awoken when they heard a commotion and dogs barking. When the homeowner went to check out the noise, he confronted the suspect, who was completely naked and trying to choke one of the dogs, police said. "He comes out and spots a person who is not only fighting with this dog but is naked...
  • BANK MEDIA HONCHO Snag in Brutality Lawsuit He's a Bath Salts Addict

    10/15/2012 1:42:52 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 12 replies
    tmz ^ | 10/15/2012 | tmz
    The Deutsche Bank honcho who claims LAPD officers beat the holy hell out of him back in May contacted police 2 days before the alleged beating and confessed he was addicted to bath salts. TMZ obtained audio ... recorded moments after Brian Mulligan flagged down a Glendale police officer on May 13th -- claiming a helicopter was following him. FYI -- Mulligan is the Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Media and Telecommunications for the bank. In the audio -- released by the LAPD -- the officer can be heard explaining to Mulligan that there were NO helicopters, and Mulligan...
  • Fan bites Danny Bonaduce at Wash. state casino

    09/30/2012 11:34:36 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 29 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sept. 30, 2012
    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -- Former child TV star Danny Bonaduce says a crazed fan bit him during an event at a Washington state casino. The former "Partridge Family" actor tells The News Tribune of Tacoma ( ) the woman asked him if she could kiss him and then sunk her teeth into his cheek for about a minute until others pulled her off.
  • Sheriff: Elderly woman killed by naked intruder in Fair Oaks

    FAIR OAKS, Calif. (KCRA) - The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department is investigating the murder of a woman in her 80s. Deputies arrested a naked man covered with blood seen leaving her home Sunday evening. The man has been identified as 32-year-old Moses Trotter. Detectives said he has no connection to the victim, and that this appears to be a random act of violence. Crime scene investigators are collecting evidence at the home on Olympic Way. The Sheriff's Department was called by a homeowner about 7:30 p.m. Sunday to report that a man without a shirt had broken into his home....
  • "Zombie" attacks continue: Naked man arrested after biting Fla. man

    07/12/2012 9:57:59 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 17 replies
    UPI ^ | July 12, 2012 | GABRIELLE LEVY
    "Zombie" attacks continue: Naked man arrested after biting Fla. man Despite assurances from the CDC that zombies do not, in fact, exist, strange things keep happening in Florida. The Center for Disease Control says we have no reason to fear a zombie virus. But that hasn't stopped a series of strange events, including one in which Rudy Eugene brutally attacked a homeless man, biting off chunks of his face. Perhaps 22-year-old Jeremiah Haughee found Eugene to be an inspirational figure. That's our best guess for why he was climbed naked onto the roof of a St. Augustine, Fla., home, bit...
  • Witness: Woman Working At Inn Brutally Murdered By Naked Man

    07/09/2012 12:26:41 PM PDT · by null and void · 43 replies
    CBS Sacramento ^ | July 8, 2012 11:12 PM | Derek Shore
    TRACY (CBS13) A naked man who may have been on drugs was arrested Saturday for killing a Tracy motel employee. Andrew Carreiro, 25, is behind bars accused of killing the 62-year-old woman who cleans rooms at the Hacienda Inn on the 600 block of West 11th Street. Witnesses say they found Cerreiro covered in blood and standing near the partially naked body of the woman, say witnesses. [Its] most definitely the craziest thing Ive seen in my life; most definitely, said Jermaine Haynes, a motel resident who made the gruesome discovery. The scene is something Haynes says he wishes...
  • Cops: Gwinnett man ate feces after snorting bath salts

    07/07/2012 7:08:25 AM PDT · by Drew68 · 31 replies
    AJC ^ | July 6, 2012 | Christopher Hong
    A 21-year-old Gwinnett man allegedly under the influence of bath salts was arrested this week after he tried to fight a police officer and consumed his own feces, police said. Officers arrived at a residence on the 2100 block of Worrall Hill Drive around 4 p.m. on July 3 after a woman told police her son, Matthew Hammond, was "walking around out of his mind, armed with a knife," according to a police incident report. When the officer pulled up to a house, the man sprinted towards his car. Hammond chased after the car as the officer pulled away. When...
  • Vampire Attack in Corpus Christi?

    07/05/2012 10:18:13 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 12 replies ^ | July 5, 2012 | Jim Forsyth
    Is a vampire on the loose in Corpus Christi? Police say a 16 year old boy was walking down Shoreline Boulevard near Corpus Christi Bay Wednesday night, when he accidentally bumped into a man, who turned around and bit him in the neck. "Apparently he left a bite mark and broke the skin and took some skin off," Senior Police Officer Julia Hernandez-Garcia told 1200 WOAI news.
  • 'Zombie' attack Indianapolis video: David Martin fights off cops, stun gun shocks in 'ninja' attack

    07/04/2012 5:27:02 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 26 replies ^ | 7-4-12 | WPTV Web Team
    A naked man went on a rampage against police officers, doing ninja-like flips and ignoring stun gun shocks -- and it was all caught on video. David Martin, 27, was recorded running down the middle of a street, punching people during a violent frenzy in Indianapolis on May 20, Fox 59 reports . According to , police attempted to subdue Martin with a stun gun, tackling him to the ground. Despite Martin's shrieks and screaming, the shocks had no effect on his mobility, and he continued to fight the officers with kicks. He is seen doing somersaults while fighting...
  • (Zombie Apes?!? Banana Bath Salts?!?) Adult Chimpanzee Fatally Mauls Baby Chimp at LA Zoo

    06/27/2012 9:29:21 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 28 replies
    NBC 4 Los Angeles ^ | Wednesday, Jun 27, 2012 | Beverly White and Sam
    Adult Chimpanzee Fatally Mauls Baby Chimp at LA Zoo The unnamed infant was born March 6 to Gracie, who is being allowed to keep the infant overnight to grieve, zoo officials said. The first chimpanzee baby born at the LA Zoo in 13 years was mauled to death Tuesday by an adult chimp in front of a crowd of visitors, including children, zoo officials said. The unnamed infant was born March 6 to Gracie, who is being allowed to keep the infant overnight to grieve, zoo officials said. When the adult male chimp began attacking the infant, zoo staff were...
  • Local Man Arrested After Family Pet Killed, Eaten

    06/26/2012 7:17:48 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies
    KWTX ^ | June 26, 2012
    WACO (June 25, 2012)Michael Terron Daniel, 22, of Waco, was in custody Monday charged with cruelty to a non-livestock animal in a bizarre incident on June 14 when a man who claimed to be on the synthetic drug K-2 chased a neighbor while barking a growling like a dog and then attacked a family dog, which he beat, strangled and then started to eat.
  • Zombie Apocalypse Goes Cajun: Louisiana Face-Eating Incident Continues Trend

    06/09/2012 7:01:42 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 21 replies ^ | June 9, 2012 | Norman Byrd
    The cannibalistic actions of several individuals in the last week of May that the media began calling the "zombie apocalypse" might have been a grisly sign of things to come. The rash of bloody, flesh-eating attacks seemed to have continued into the first week of June, despite a strange statement from the CDC that the they knew of no means by which a person could become reanimated after dying. But it isn't the undead that people have to worry about. The latest flesh-eating incident occurred in Lafayette, La., when Carl Jacquneaux got into an altercation with Todd Creduer, the boyfriend...
  • Zombie Bullets In High Demand Following Flesh-Eating Attacks

    06/07/2012 2:18:33 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 51 replies
    CBS Detroit ^ | June 7, 2012 | CBS Detroit
    Zombie Bullets In High Demand Following Flesh-Eating Attacks DETROIT (WWJ) – Worried about a zombie attack? Buy zombie bullets. Talk about zombies and a possible zombie apocalypse has increased due to recent gory accounts of drug-induced, flesh-eating attacks in the news. Stores across the U.S., including in Metro Detroit, are getting in on the undead action by selling Zombie Bullets, made by Hornady Manufacturing. In promoting the product on their website, Hornady suggests, “Be PREPARED – supply yourself for the Zombie Apocalypse with Zombie Max ammunition from Hornady! Loaded with PROVEN Z-Max bullets… MAKE DEAD PERMANENT!” So, will this ammunition...
  • Cops: Man Bit Off Large Chunk Of Victim's Face

    06/06/2012 1:21:37 PM PDT · by matt04 · 29 replies
    From the Zombie Apocalypse news desk comes word of the arrest of a Louisiana man who bit off a chunk of the face of a victim whom he allegedly battered during a bloody attack Saturday. According to cops, Carl Jacquneaux, 42, attacked Todd Credeur outside the victims home in Scott, a city in Lafayette Parish. After punching Credeur in the face, Jacquneaux bit the 48-year-old victim in the face, removing a large amount of flesh, police reported. An arrest warrant affidavit charges that Jacquneaux began biting Mr. Credeur in the face, removing flesh the size of a quarter below the...
  • Cannibal Copycat? Police Say Man High On Bath Salts Threatened To Eat Officer

    06/06/2012 10:41:55 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 26 replies
    CBS Tampa ^ | June 6, 2012
    MIAMI (CBS Tampa) If imitation is the highest form of flattery, then Rudy Eugene, the Miami cannibal who chewed off a homeless mans face while reportedly high on bath salts, has an admirer in his own neighborhood. Brandon De Leon, 21, was arrested Saturday after getting into a fight at a local Boston Market and resisting arrest, but his threats of wanting to eat a Miami police officer followed by his attempt to bite the officer have raised more concern following the recent act of cannibalism in the Miami area that has made international headlines. CBS News reports that...
  • Police: Man High On Bath Salts Assaults EMS Medic (Austin, TX)

    06/04/2012 3:15:08 PM PDT · by bgill · 23 replies ^ | June 4, 2012 | keye
    Police say a person called 911 that a man had jumped off the Pflugerville Pedestrian Bridge, swam to the south shore and then took his clothes off. Police responded and met the caller, who said the man seemed under the influence of drugs and was verbally abusive towards him and others on the hike and bike trail before running east, wearing only his red boxer shorts. He was found by police at Auditorium Shores next to South First Street. The Affidavit says Leask tried to speak to the officers but wasnt making any sense, saying that he was god and...
  • Face-attacker's mother: My son 'was no zombie'

    05/31/2012 10:19:09 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 57 replies ^ | May 31,2012
    The mother of Rudy Eugene, who was shot and killed by a police officer as he chewed the face off a homeless man in Miami, says her son was "a nice kid" who could have been subdued with a Taser rather than gunfire. "He was a good kid. He gave me a nice card on Mothers Day. Everyone says he was a zombie. He was no zombie. That was my son, the mother, who asked that her name not be revealed, told CNN affliate WFOR. Eugene, 31, was killed by a police officer on Saturday after an 18-minute attack on...
  • Update: Man fights to live after face is eaten by naked attacker in Miami

    05/28/2012 4:00:12 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 71 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 5/28/12 | MICHAEL SHERIDAN
    A man whose face was eaten by a naked attacker in Miami is fighting for his life as authorities try to piece together just what sparked the horrific incident. -snip- He was tearing up pieces of his flesh, you know, his ears, his nose, Vega said. He was tearing it up and throwing it away... it was really a horrific scene. -snip- Vega said the cop ordered the man to stop, but he did not listen. He then drew his gun, but the guy just stood... with pieces of flesh in his mouth and he growled, he told WSVN 13...
  • Miami police kill naked man found eating another mans face

    05/28/2012 7:59:02 AM PDT · by massmike · 64 replies ^ | 05/28/2012 | Daniela Guzman and Julie K. Brown
    A man was shot to death by Miami police, and another man is fighting for his life after his face was half eaten by a naked man, police said. The horror began about 2 p.m. Saturday when of gunshots were heard on an off-ramp of the MacArthur Causeway. According to police sources, a roadside-assistance truck driver saw a naked man chewing on another mans face and shouted on his loudspeaker for him to back away. A woman also saw the incident and flagged down a police officer. The officer, who has not been identified, approached and, seeing what was happening,...
  • Sources: Miami Police Shoot, Kill Man Eating Another Mans Face

    05/27/2012 8:21:52 AM PDT · by Renfield · 79 replies
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) Miami police shot and killed a man on the MacArthur Causeway Saturday afternoon, and police sources told CBS4 they had no choice: the naked man they shot was trying to chew the face off another naked man, and refused to obey police orders to stop his grisly meal. The bizarre shooting happened shortly after 2 p.m., when police responded to a 911 call about two naked men fighting on a bike path along the Causeway, which was packed with traffic on a busy holiday weekend....
  • Naked man killed by Police near MacArthur Causeway was eating face off victim

    05/26/2012 10:28:22 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 81 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | May 26, 2012 | DANIELA GUZMAN AND JULIE K. BROWN
    One man was shot to death by Miami police, and another man is fighting for his life after he was attacked and his face allegedly half eaten, by a naked man on the MacArthur Causeway off ramp, police said. The bloodshed began about 2 p.m. when a series of gunshots were heard on the ramp, which is along NE 13th Street, just south of The Miami Herald building. Witnesses said a woman saw the two men fighting and flagged down a police officer who was in the area. The officer, who has not been identified, approached and saw that the...
  • Naked attacker who chewed man's face allegedly had history of violence

    05/29/2012 9:44:46 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 38 replies ^ | 5/29/12 | newscore
    MIAMI A naked man who savagely bit the face and eyes of another man during an attack in Miami over the weekend has been identified. Police sources told WPLG-TV that the accused was 31-year-old Rudy Eugene. According to his former wife, Eugene had a history of violence. The ex-wife, who was not named, said the pair had a short-lived marriage that lasted a year and a half. SNIP Police believe Eugene had likely overdosed on a new potent form of LSD, WSVN-TV reported.
  • Miami Monster Eats Man's Face

    05/29/2012 7:16:04 AM PDT · by Bronco_Buster_FweetHyagh · 41 replies
    Daily Online UK ^ | May 28, 2012 | Christine Snow
    This is the first look at the naked homeless man who ate another Man's face while high on a new potent form of LSD.
  • Martial Law, Marshall Law, Marsha Law, Marichal Law, Martian Law, and Marital Law

    05/29/2012 5:16:42 AM PDT · by HerrBlucher · 25 replies
    Vanity | Me
    So, which one of these is Obama going to invoke against the American people should it look to him like they are going to fire him next November? I don't think it will be Martial Law.....just too "been done before" for the cool one. The swinging purses of Marsha Law maybe? I think it will depend on his mood at the time.
  • Man walks into house; puts up Christmas decorations

    11/13/2011 5:39:25 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 41 replies ^ | Nov.11, 2011
    VANDALIA, Ohio A Vandalia family is in shock when a man broke into their house, made himself at home and even put up Christmas decorations. Police said the man's strange behavior may involve bath salts. According to police, an 11-year-old child came home and found a stranger sitting on the couch. Tamara Henderson was next door when her son call her. She said, "What do you mean a man is in our house? You don't know if he has a gun or if he has a knife?" Henderson called 911 and screamed for her neighbors. Police reports indicated that...
  • AP NewsBreak: Cops say drugs on missing girl's mom

    11/16/2011 8:42:24 PM PST · by Morgana · 22 replies
    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - A court official is recommending substance abuse treatment and home detention for the mother of a missing toddler while she awaits trial on welfare fraud. Federal records show pretrial services officer Brian Kilgore wants the court to intervene in the case of 29-year-old Lena Lunsford, who was caught with synthetic drugs called bath salts. Lunsford's 3-year-old daughter Aliayah (uh-LEE-uh) vanished from her Lewis County home Sept. 24 and hasn't been found. Her mother has since been indicted on multiple counts of welfare fraud but is free on supervised release. Kilgore's petition says Lunsford is unwilling to...
  • What are bath salts? Acadia Hospital doctor explains dangerous new trend

    09/07/2011 4:46:57 PM PDT · by mainevet · 51 replies
    Bangor Daily News ^ | Sept. 01, 2011 | Dr. Anthony T. Ng
    The alarming new drug bath salts is not the same as the bath salts which many people use for softer skin when they bathe. This new substance, which also has other innocuous names such as Monkey Dust, White Ivory or Kryptonite, is a synthetic drug that has seen an increase in use in Bangor and northern Maine since late last year.
  • DEA Announces Emergency Ban on Bath Salts

    09/07/2011 3:04:27 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 40 replies
    ABC News ^ | Sept. 7, 2011 | LEE FERRAN
    The Drug Enforcement Administration said today it will use its emergency authority to ban chemicals used in legal synthetic drugs known as bath salts, calling the chemicals an "imminent hazard" to the public. "This imminent action by the DEA demonstrates that there is no tolerance for those who manufacture, distribute, or sell these drugs anywhere in the country, and that those who do will be shut down, arrested, and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law," DEA Administrator Michele M. Leonhart said in a statement on the DEA website. "DEA has made it clear we will not hesitate to...
  • Bath salts blamed for Demotte woman damaging hotel room

    05/12/2011 10:47:29 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 13 replies
    Bath salts blamed for Demotte woman damaging hotel room By Times Staff | Posted: Thursday, May 12, 2011 7:04 am A Demotte woman believed to be high on bath salts allegedly told police she needed to write on the walls of a Rensselaer hotel room to protect her from evil spirits, officials said. According to Indiana state Police, officers were called at 10:07 a.m. Wednesday to a hotel room near the intersection of Ind. 114 and Interstate 65 for a report of damage to a room there. When officers arrived, they allegedly found Tammy E. Winter, 42, of Demotte sitting...
  • "Bath Salts" to blame for W.Va. man killing neighbor's goat?

    05/03/2011 9:51:41 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    CBS/WOWK ^ | May 3, 2011 | Barry Leibowitz
    (CBS/WOWK) Charleston, W.Va. - A West Virginia man is charged with felony animal cruelty for killing his neighbor's pygmy goat, and he told authorities he was high on "bath salts" - designer hallucinogens - when he did it, reported CBS affiliate WOWK. Neighbors and witnesses told police they entered Mark Thompson's Alum Creek residence Monday morning and found the dead animal lying on the floor, with Thompson, 19, standing half naked and wearing women's undergarments, according to police. Thompson told police he had been high on bath salts for three days, which he blamed for his behavior, WOKW reported.
  • States seek to outlaw 'bath salts'

    03/07/2011 5:12:52 AM PST · by crosshairs · 17 replies
    Wichita Eagle ^ | 03/07/11 | BRAD COOPER
    The plastic packets are labeled "bath salts," but don't be fooled. Marketed with catchy, soft names such as "Ivory Wave" and "Cloud Nine," these faux bath salts contain potent powders that will get you high and could send you into a paranoid, delusional spin that might leave you dead. "It's kind of like fake cocaine, fake meth, but it's causing symptoms that are nowhere near fake," said Anthony Scalzo, medical director of the Missouri Poison Center at Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center in St. Louis. The so-called "bath salts" are the latest wave of legal highs similar to the...
  • With emergency order, Fla. Attorney General outlaws bath salt used as drug

    01/27/2011 8:32:58 AM PST · by Fawn · 43 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011 | By DARA KAM
    TALLAHASSEE Hoping to fend off a rash of overdoses in Florida during the upcoming spring break, Attorney General Pam Bondi has outlawed a synthetic drug cocktail masquerading as "bath salts" that apparently gives users super-human strength and has similar effects to LSD, heroin and cocaine. Bondi issued an emergency order Wednesday banning the drug -- Methylenedioxypyrovalerone or MDPV -- after Bay County Sheriff Frank McKeithen brought the dangerous concoction to her attention Friday. "I frankly had a nightmare last night that someone was going to overdose on this and we hadn't done anything," she said. Unlike real bath salts,...
  • America's New Drug Problem: Snorting 'Bath Salts'

    01/24/2011 11:13:26 AM PST · by Mind Freed · 22 replies · 1+ views
    All over the U.S., bath salts are being sold with names like Ivory Wave, White Lightning and Hurricane Charlie. But these arent your average bath salts that you pour into the bathtub to soak in after a long, hard day to relax these so-called bath salts are intended to be snorted, smoked or injected and users are getting high off of them. The Drug Enforcement Administration does not regulate these substances, but they are under federal scrutiny, as the effects of these salts are comparable to methamphetamine abuse, according to poison control centers and other law enforcement agencies....
  • Synthetic Cocaine Sold As 'Bath Salts'

    01/18/2011 10:35:44 AM PST · by Red Badger · 18 replies ^ | 1-17-2011 | Staff
    DEA Warns Synthetic Drug Appearing In Gas Stations, Head Shops, Online ORLANDO, Fla. -- Experts are warning parents about the latest synthetic drug labeled as "bath salts" that has rapidly spread across the Orlando area and has already sent dozens of young people to Florida hospitals. Don't let the label fool you. The makers call it "bath salts" or "plant feeder" and are sold under a variety of brand names, but experts say it's really fake cocaine. The labels also usually say it's "not for human consumption" but in a drug alert sent in December, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency...
  • Ivory Wave bath salts -- another way to get high

    01/02/2011 7:20:52 AM PST · by Utah Binger · 36 replies
    The Standard Examiner ^ | 01/01/2011 | Jessica Miller
    OGDEN -- A new product being marketed as bath salts but can be used similar to cocaine is slowly making its way through the Top of Utah, law enforcement officials say. The product goes by many names, but is most commonly known as Ivory Wave. It is packaged as bath salts, but a quick web search shows many are snorting or injecting the product to get a high similar to, or even more intense than, cocaine. Weber-Morgan Drug Strike Force Lt. Darin Parke said his officers have seen the drug recently while executing search warrants. "We've seen it during our...