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Maine Drug Enforcement Agents charged a Thomaston man Tuesday afternoon with selling the synthetic hallucinogenic drug, known as bath salts, from his home.  Also arrested at the house were two other persons -- both on probation for previous drug violations.   Working with Thomaston and State Police, MDEA raided the home of 42 year old David Reckards at 19 West Meadow Road.  Seized from the house were a quantity of bath salts worth about $10,000on the street, along with packaging material, scales, needles and drug paraphernalia.  Reckards was convicted in March of possessing bath salts. Also arrested at the house were 32 year old Walter Brochu of Thomaston  and 25 year old Amanda French of Rockland.  Both were charged with violating probation  from previous drug related convictions. Agents say Reckards was selling from drugs from his house and police had received complaints of a large number of cars coming and going from the house day and night.