Bangor Man Accused of Selling Bath Salts

Updated 3 years ago

Brewer police following up on a tip about suspicious activity have arrested a Bangor man and accused him of selling the recreational drug known as bath salts.Police went to a motel earlier this week and arrested 32-year-old Ryan Ellis on charges of aggravated trafficking in a synthetic hallucinogenic drug, possession of concealed weapons, having a loaded firearm in a motor vehicle, trafficking in dangerous knives and refusal to submit to arrest or detention.Police say a search of his room turned up nearly a pound of bath salts with an estimated street value of more than $60,000. The search also yielded four guns and a knife.Ellis has been released on $2,000 bail.Bath salts mimic cocaine, LSD and methamphetamine and can cause disorientation, extreme paranoia and violence.(The Associated Press)


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