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Bath Salts & Battery

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Nicknamed after crystals appearing similar to those used for bathing, the drugs have an effect on users like that of amphetamines and cocaine often giving them the illusion of super-human strength, making arrests by law enforcement officials unpredictable and dangerous.

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Sullivan County, Tenn., is being terrorized by the designer drug known as “bath salts.” The drug has a laundry list of side effects, most notably paranoia and extreme aggression, making users unpredictable and dangerous. Sheriff's deputies and detectives are on the hunt for a man who allegedly assaulted his girlfriend and father under the influence of the drugs, and his erratic behavior makes for a difficult arrest.

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