Prosecutor says Vian man has been convicted in steroid case involving high school athletes

We track the press, and it is rare that a week goes by that some drug dealer doesn’t get busted somewhere in this country selling steroids to kids.  Here is this week’s installment.


By Associated Press
10:12 AM CST, November 13, 2009

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) - A federal prosecutor says a Vian man has been convicted of distributing steroids to high school football players.

U.S. Attorney Sheldon Sperling says 38-year-old Bobby Brown was convicted Thursday on charges of possession with intent to distribute and distribution of anabolic steroids. Sperling says Brown was also convicted of distributing steroids to a person younger than 21.

The prosecutor says several Vian high school football players received steroids from Brown.

Sperling says Brown likely faces 63 months in prison when he’s sentenced following a presentence report.

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