Officials seeing rise in use of 'bath salts' stimulants

With two confirmed cases reported in Camden County, the use of “bath salt” stimulants has convinced lake area law enforcement to make training about the new drug a priority.

Late last week, Camden County Sheriff Dwight Franklin, Camden County Sgt. Bill Moulder, Camdenton Police Chief Laura Wright and members of the Missouri Highway Patrol met to discuss the new designer drug, known as “bath salt” stimulants.

“This started in the bigger cities,” Franklin said. “But we are a vacation spot, and people ....

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