Tempe Joins the Naked-Man-on-Bath-Salts Train Thanks to Sean-Paul Branscome

If you haven't heard a story recently about a naked person high on the chemicals known as "bath salts," you have not been paying attention.

For example, "Bath Salt Apocalypse: Naked Georgia Man Rambles About Biggie And Tupac Before Threatening To Eat Cop."

Thanks to 23-year-old Sean-Paul Branscome, the Tempe Police Department is holding a press conference right now to warn the public about the dangers of bath salts.

That's because police say Brascome, 23, was slamming himself against walls while pacing on a sidewalk, before he got naked and went jogging through a neighborhood.

He would eventually tell police that he had ingested bath salts.

According to Tempe PD, the call came in Sunday morning about a man "walking up and down the sidewalk and throwing himself against walls" near Country Club Way and Guadalupe Road.

While police were still on the phone with whoever called, Brascome got rid of his clothes and started running around.

The cops set up a perimeter to catch him, as the caller spotted Brascome again, hanging out in an alley, but wearing a garbage bag for clothing.

Brascome was eventually caught by the cops, and told them about his bath salts experience.

He was taken to a hospital before being booked into jail on two counts of trespassing.

We'll skip the press conference and relay to you that the cops say drugs are bad.

"Remember the use of bath salts can kill you," the press release says.

See also: Why Snorting "Bath Salts" Is Popular -- and Dangerous

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Matthew Hendley
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