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No Charges Against Officers In Maryland Stun Gun Death
Five police officers involved in the stun-gun-related death of a home invasion suspect won't be criminally charged, citing that the man died from drug-induced "excited delirium in the setting of police restraint."
August 7, 2015
'Paranoid' Bank Exec Told Cop He Used Bath Salts
After he was badly injured in May by two LAPD officers, top Deutsche Bank executive Brian C. Mulligan alleged that police manufactured a report that painted him as a snarling, thrashing man who told the officers that he'd recently ingested drugs known as "bath salts."
October 14, 2012
Synthetic Drugs: In-Custody Deaths May Spike
A face-chewing attack in Miami and several other bizarre assaults have opened law enforcement's eyes to a new wave of designer synthetic drugs that turn its users into monsters.
July 26, 2012
Ga. Man High On 'Bath Salts' Shook Off Multiple TASER Shots
Gwinnett County (Ga.) Police officers subdued a 21-year-old man who had ingested "bath salts" after hitting him with four TASER shots. Karl Laventure, 21, of Atlanta was arrested after threatening to eat customers at a golf range and screaming about rapper Tupac Shakur and religion.
July 4, 2012
No 'Bath Salts' In Miami Cannibal Attack
The man who was fatally shot by a Miami Police officer after chewing off a homeless man's face was not under the influence of "bath salts" during the attack.
June 27, 2012
Video: The Hazards of 'Bath Salts'
Officers who may confront a subject under the influence of bath salts must approach with caution. However, several doctors interviewed by POLICE Magazine offered suggestions for dealing with this emerging threat.
June 4, 2012
'Bath Salts' User Describes Overdose
A former "bath salts" user tells CNN he "felt so evil" during an overdose when last using the drug.
June 3, 2012
Miami Cannibal Attack
A Miami man have been under the influence of "bath salts," a new form of LSD, when he chewed off the face of another man on the Miami Causeway. Read the full story here.
May 28, 2012
Feds Temporarily Ban Chemicals Used in 'Bath Salts'
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has issued an emergency order banning three chemicals used to make street drugs known as "bath salts" and "plant food." The chemicals will be illegal for at least 12 months, and could be banned for another six months.
October 20, 2011
Pa. Man On Bath Salts Assaults Trooper
A police stun gun had "little to no effect" on a Pennsylvania man who reportedly was under the influence of bath salts when he assaulted a state trooper.
May 8, 2011
States Rush to Ban Fake Bath Salts
Several states, including Louisiana, North Dakota and Florida, have issued emergency bans on fake bath salts that contain a synthetic drug. The bath salts, which users can purchase online, cause paranoia, hallucinations and on some occasions, violent behavior.
February 10, 2011
New Legal Street Drug Comes in the Form of Bath Salts, Plant Food
Mephedrone and similar chemicals are being sold over the internet in the form of bath salt, plant food or insect repellent intended for the purpose of a cheap, legal high.
January 13, 2011
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