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Sean Carnell, Man Arrested Following Violent 'Rampage,' May Have Used Bath Salts: Police

08/22/2013 05:03 pm ET | Updated Aug 22, 2013

The laundry list of felony charges Sean Daniel Carnell has racked up is almost unreal.

KTVB reports the 23-year-old Idaho man went on a "rampage" through the streets of Meridian on Wednesday, brutally attacking unsuspecting victims.

Deputy Chief Tracy Basterrechea told the news station his officers believe Carnell was intoxicated during the incident, and that evidence indicates he may have consumed bath salts, synthetic drugs made from legal chemicals that mimic the dangerous effects of cocaine, amphetamines and other illegal stimulants.

While details of his destruction are still being sifted through, Bastrrechea gave a rough timeline of Carnell's mayhem.

Visit KTVB for more details on Carnell's alleged rampage

At around 10 a.m. Carnell allegedly punched a 15-year-old repeatedly in the face at a skatepark before stealing his skateboard. Carnell then yelled at a 10-year-old boy and allegedly kicked his dog before walking away.

In his most devastating act of violence, Deputy Basterrechea says Carnell took a shovel and beat a construction worker over the head and back, putting the man in a hospital where he remains in serious condition.

Carnell then forced his way into the home of a 36-year-old woman and allegedly tried to strangle her, but fled when her daughter called police. According to police, the suspect then left the apartment and pushed a 45-year-old man in a wheelchair down the street before tipping him over.

As police arrived, Carnell allegedly broke out the windows of a house. Despite all the alleged violence, police said Carnell was arrested quietly and without further incident.

The list of charges against Carnell is long, and if convicted on all counts, he'll face a lengthy prison sentence. He has been charged with felony battery, felony kidnapping, felony robbery, battery with intent to commit a serious felony and felony burglary. His misdemeanors include battery, destruction of property, theft, animal cruelty and assault.

Bath salts are notorious for sending its users into dangerous mental states, like Seth Montgomery Easter, 23, who was found naked jumping on the hoods of cars in West Virginia. Arresting officer, Sgt. Greg Losh, described the man as being "naked as a jaybird," according to a Charleston Daily Mail report.

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