Not your mother’s bath salts
The synthetic drug known as “Bath Salts” is believed to be the cause of the recent horrific incident in Miami when 31-year-old Randy Eugene attacked 65-year-old Ronald Poppo, chewing parts of his face. As Florida’s 89.1′s Emily Burris reports, the media attention to this attack and other similar reports of strange violence have many people wanting to know more about this newer drug, as well as the affects it may have in neighborhoods closer to home.
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A Marion County man was arrested Monday after he beat a 72-year-old man. Authorities said James Kane attacked the victim after he denied Kane permission to marry his girlfriend.
An Ocala man was arrested Sunday after attempting to flee his home, where police found his dog and evidence of animal abuse.
Deputies say they found methamphetamine and chemicals used to produce the highly addictive drug.
The Wells Fargo Bank on Newberry Road near the Oaks Mall was robbed Friday afternoon by an unknown white male.
Florida Department of Law Enforcement releases the 2013 Annual Unified Crime Report, which indicates a drop in crime in many North Central Florida counties.