A Pike County man's arrested for possession of bath salts.
Indiana State Police say they were called to 15th Street at State Road 57 in reference to a suspicious person.
Troopers say it turned out the man, 41-year-old Bobby Cates, was wanted on a neglect of a dependant warrant out of Vanderburgh County and in Knox County for escape.
Troopers say they found two grams of bath salts on Cates.
State police say bath salts have a similar effect to ecstasy and meth and are illegal.
Cates is in the Pike County jail facing numerous charges.
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