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Indiana asst. football coach arrested for smuggling steroids

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Ryan Grace – High School Football Coach

Ryan Grace gained respect as an assistant coach for Charlestown High in Indiana. All the goodwill he built came crashing down Wednesday when he was arrested for possession of steroids which he allegedly smuggled in from across the globe.

As reported by Louisville Fox affiliate WDRB, Grace was arrested as part of an illegal drug roundup campaign in Floyd and Clark counties in Indiana called “Operation Icebreaker.” After he was seen picking up an illegal package at the post office in Jeffersonville, Ind., authorities gained a search warrant for his house.… Continue Reading...

DEA agents storm Iron Addicts Gym in Miami

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Patrons at the Iron Addicts Gym in Miami said they were disrupted from their morning workouts Wednesday by DEA agents who raided the facility.

Ten people were arrested on warrants for selling anabolic steroids, including Richard Rodriguez, a part-owner of the business.

Several gym patrons posted about their experiences on Facebook and Instagram, sharing photos of DEA agents in the gym.… Continue Reading...

Bogus fitness company busted for peddling $8M in steroids

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An illegal steroids ring peddling $8 million in the drugs to more than 50 people in the metro area has been busted, authorities said Wednesday.

Nine men were arrested for using a bogus company, Wellness Fitness Nutrition, as their front, officials said.

The mastermind behind the scheme, Richard Rodriguez, 37, claimed that the business was federally licensed and FDA compliant when it made and sold anabolic steroids, authorities said.… Continue Reading...

Univ of Nebraska – Lincoln accused of selling/using steroids

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A University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor is in jail on suspicion of buying and selling steroids.

Investigators got a complaint in August that Jeffrey McCray, 43, of 1830 N. 58th St., was using and selling anabolic steroids for bodybuilding competitions, according to a probable cause affidavit for his arrest.

McCray is an associate professor at the Glenn Korff School of Music.

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Ex-USC football player pleads guilty to running drug ring

 

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Owen Hanson, a former USC football player accused of running an international drug ring, pled guilty Tuesday and agreed to a minimum prison sentence of 20 years.

US Magistrate Judge Mitchell Dembin of San Diego federal court said the sentence could be extended to life for Hanson’s admitted crimes of dealing hundreds of kilos of cocaine, heroin and steroids.… Continue Reading...

Postal worker pleads guilty to importing anabolic steroids

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An employee of the Lynnfield Post Office pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court Wednesday to purchasing and importing anabolic steroids, the US Attorney’s office announced in a statement

John Psehoyas, 54, a customer service representative, was charged with one count of importing importing anabolic steroids, the statement said.

As part of a plea agreement, Psehoyas agreed to resign from the job he held for more than a year at the Lynnfield Post Office.… Continue Reading...

Selling unsafe dietary supplements leads to 11 yr. prison sentence

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Chensin Chan of New York involved with selling unsafe dietary supplements online, was sentenced to eleven years and three months in prison on December 16.

Over $4.5 million supplements were sold and some customers were in North Georgia.

“Today’s sentence reflects the serious implications of distributing substances like ephedrine on the internet.… Continue Reading...

Project Juice: How texts and emails unravelled a massive steroid-trafficking ring

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CBSA officers measure and log vials of steroids seized by the CBSA in “Project Juice.”

Their text messages and emails carried an air of confidence.

But one by one, members of a national steroid-distribution ring became ensnared in a lengthy Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) investigation dubbed Project Juice.… Continue Reading...

Buff and busted: explosion in arrests and seizures for illegal steroids

More than 320 kilograms of steroids were confiscated by police last year, a 1756 per cent increase.

More than 320 kilograms of steroids were confiscated by police last year, a 1756 per cent increase.

Australia’s pursuit of the perfect pecs, abs and biceps has led to an explosion in the number of arrests and seizures for illegal steroids.

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission has released its annual illicit drug data report, revealing a record number of busts across nearly all drug categories including performance and image-enhancing drugs.… Continue Reading...

Supplements spiked with anabolic steroids

 

In a 12-count grand jury indictment that was recently unsealed, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is prosecuting two contract manufacturing executives in the sports nutrition industry for conspiracy to illegally sell steroids. John Wesley Houser IV and Beny Mesika, founders of Durcaps Labs, Active Sports Nutrition and Adrenaline Nutrition Supplements, face significant jail time and monetary penalties if convicted.… Continue Reading...