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Russia May Face Olympics Ban as Doping Scheme Is Confirmed


TORONTO — The world’s leading antidoping officials on Monday called for Russia to be barred from this summer’s Rio Games after a damning report confirmed a Russian whistle-blower’s claims of government-ordered cheating at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

The request by antidoping officials was extraordinary, if not unprecedented, in the history of the Olympics.

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Russian Insider Says State-Run Doping Fueled Olympic Gold

Dozens of Russian athletes at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, including at least 15 medal winners, were part of a state-run doping program, meticulously planned for years to ensure dominance at the Games, according to the director of the country’s antidoping laboratory at the time.

The director, Grigory Rodchenkov, who ran the laboratory that handled testing for thousands of Olympians, said he developed a three-drug cocktail of banned substances that he mixed with liquor and provided to dozens of Russian athletes, helping to facilitate one of the most elaborate — and successful — doping ploys in sports history.

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Is High Steroid Use Among Cops Causing their Violent Actions?

It’s no secret that in many communities peace officers have become anything but peaceful. Is a large part of it due to steriod abuse? Journalist David Krajicek thinks so – and he’s not alone. According to his recent article on AlterNet, a large part of the problem may be substance abuse.… Continue Reading...

Another cop arrested for possession/use of steroids!

A Sussex County Sheriff’s Office correction officer has been arrested and two other correction officers have been suspended as part of investigations into steroid use.

Kevin Cole, 41, of Andover, was charged in March by the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office with third-degree conspiracy to possess anabolic steroids.

Sussex County Sheriff Michael Strada recently announced the arrest and said the office has been conducting its own internal investigation to determine if any other officers were involved.… Continue Reading...

Canada: Edmonton police chief says more officers admit to steroid use

Edmonton’s police chief says more police officers have come forward to admit to steroid use since two officers were charged with selling the drugs in March.

Chief Rod Knecht made the remarks during an informal chat with reporters at police headquarters on Friday morning.

“Our members have been very forthcoming,” he said.… Continue Reading...

Newtown Police Commissioners to Examine Procedures After Sergeant Arrested for Steroids

The commission vowed to look into how Santucci and Chicko’s allegedly got away with selling steroids for years.

 Steven Santucci, a Newtown Police sergeant, was arrested for illegal distribution of steroid and prescription drugs. Photo: Contributed Photo, The Newtown Bee

Steven Santucci, a Newtown Police sergeant, was arrested for illegal distribution of steroid and prescription drugs.

NEWTOWN – The town’s Board of Police Commissioners released a statement Wednesday morning describing the drug trafficking accusations against a Newtown police sergeant and a civilian dispatcher as “totally unacceptable” and “highly disturbing.”

The five commissioners also promised to take action to prevent police misconduct in Newtown.… Continue Reading...

Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office deputy terminated, four resign amid allegations of steroid use

A Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office deputy was terminated this week and four more resigned, with one being arrested by the GBI, amid an internal investigation into alleged use of anabolic steroids.

According to Rockdale County Sheriff Eric Levett, someone contacted him in September to lodge a formal complaint about alleged improper activities of a certified deputy in the Rockdale County Jail.… Continue Reading...

Illegal steroids seized from former Atlantic Beach police chief’s home


The haul of illegal drugs taken from former Atlantic Beach Police Chief Michael Classey’s Jacksonville home included a duffle bag full of anabolic steroids, the Times-Union has learned.

Classey was released from jail just before 7 p.m. Tuesday after posting a portion of his $136,000 bond following his arrest hours earlier on a variety of drug charges, the Sheriff’s Office said.… Continue Reading...

Cop disciplined for buying steroids from another officer

An RCMP corporal who bought steroids from a junior officer during his time here has forfeited eight days’ pay in addition to being reprimanded.

Corporal Jason De Coene, who is no longer in Terrace, engaged in “disgraceful or disorderly acts or conduct that could bring discredit” to the RCMP, a disciplinary decision released last week indicated.… Continue Reading...

Sheriff’s deputy resigns after steroids found in home

Another cop in another city caught with steroids!  Wonder why our kids aren’t scared about getting caught?

BENTON COUNTY — Authorities found anabolic steroids, syringes and recipes for mixing steroids at the home of a Benton County sheriff’s deputy, officials told the Herald Monday.

Detectives believe Shane Benningfield, 35, may have bought the illegal drugs and medical supplies used to inject them from another country, Sheriff Steve Keane said.… Continue Reading...