Troopers Bust Couple With Bath Salts

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NEW CASTLE TOWNSHIP — A man and woman face were charged Tuesday after a state police found them dealing bath salts in Schuylkill County.

Brett Blankenbiller, 43, and Shandra Detweiler, 36, both of Frackville were charged with three felonies Tuesday afternoon.

Troopers said the two had rented a room at the Holiday Inn Express in New Castle Township between December, 2011 and November, 2012.  Authorities issued a search warrant in January, 2013 and found Blankenbiller and Detweiler with bath salts and drug paraphernalia.

After the Tuesday arraignment, Blankenbiller posted bail and was released. Detweiler is behind bars in Schuylkill County prison.