Maine State Police have arrested an Orland man on drug and assault charges after the man assaulted four people in a neighbor’s house and claimed he’d killed his mother.

Troopers on Monday arrested Christopher Wells, 38, of Orland, in Hancock County, who they say was under the influence of bath salts at the time. They later found Wells’s mother unharmed.

Troopers David Barnard and Bryan Creamer responded to the house on Gross Point Road in Orland about 10:30 a.m., where they found four people who said they had been assaulted by Wells. None were seriously injured.

Troopers then searched Wells’s house and found 294 hypodermic needles, drug paraphernalia and a usable amount of bath salts, cocaine and marijuana.

Wells has been charged with four counts of assault, two counts of unlawful possession of schedule W drugs, possession of hypodermic apparatus, possession of a usable amount of marijuana, and sale and use of drug paraphernalia.