Soldier’s Steroid Charges Dismissed Due to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

A highly-decorated Australian soldier who was caught with a stash of anabolic steroids, ecstasy and amphetamines had his charges dismissed after blaming his use on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Gregory Robert Baker, a veteran of the Australian Special Air Service Regiment (SAS), pleaded guilty to nine charges of drug possession. But a judge found PTSD to be a mitigating factor in the offense. [Read more…]


Man Who Laundered Steroid Sales for Stays Out of Jail

The man who laundered money for the steroid sources at has avoided jail time. Gary Bracci pleaded guilty to laundering over $600,000 generated from the sale of anabolic steroids, human growth hormone and other prescription-only medications used by bodybuilders. [Read more…]


Government May File Criminal Charges Against FedEx for Shipping Illegal Prescription Drugs

FedEx, the private courier delivery company, may face criminal charges in a government investigation targeting illegal drug sales by online pharmacies. The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has been investigating the role played by FedEx and the United Parcel Service (UPS) in helping online pharmacies illegally distribute prescription drugs. [Read more…]


Man Tells Cop About Heroin But Keeps Quiet About Steroids in Car

Two men were arrested after a traffic stop ended in the discovery of oral and injectable anabolic steroids hidden in the car. The steroids were discovered after one of the men admitted having heroin in his possession. After disclosing the presence of heroin, the men curiously maintained their silence with regards to the steroids in their possession. [Read more…]


Attention Steroid Dealers: If a Customer Wants to Buy Steroids in a Donut Shop, Of Course It’s a Cop!

What happens when a sports nutrition store employee doesn’t think the store has supplements strong enough for certain customers? Now that most of the steroidal substances sold as dietary supplements are becoming more aggressively regulated, what is the supplement store employee to do? In the case of George Touma, the clerk thought he would offer them something a little stronger and a lot less legal than the dietary supplements sold by his employer. [Read more…]


2009 NPC Mr. Ohio Sentenced to Sixty Days in Jail for Steroids

The winner of the 2009 NPC Mr. Ohio Bodybuilding Championships was sentenced to sixty days in jail after being convicted of multiple anabolic steroid distribution charges. Super-heavyweight champion Drew “Big Country” Smith was caught up in the aftermath of the “Operation Bulk-Up” steroid investigation. Smith was one of thirteen people who were sentenced to jail (or prison) for steroid-related crimes. He was the last of the defendants to be sentenced in “Operation Bulk-Up”. [Read more…]


Army Sgt. Robert Bales Tested Positive for Anabolic Steroids Three Days After “Kandahar Massacre”

U.S. Army Sergeant Robert Bales used anabolic steroids according to testimony given during pre-trial hearings this week. Bales has been changed by military prosecutors with sixteen counts of premeditated murder, six counts of attempted murder and a single count of wrongfully possessing and using anabolic steroids. Military commanders will use the hearing to determine if the case advances to court martial proceedings. [Read more…]


Woman Gives Partner’s Steroids to Police During Domestic Dispute Investigation

A Texas man may be facing anabolic steroid possession and/or distribution charges after his partner turned over several vials of injectable steroids to law enforcement officers during a domestic disturbance investigation. [Read more…]


Police Officer Used Status as Cop to Smuggle Steroids Into Canada

Geoff Purdie, a constable with the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS), has pleaded guilty to smuggling anabolic steroids from the United States into Canada. The estimated street value of the drugs involved was reported to be $580,000. Purdie entered the guilty plea before U.S. District Judge Richard Arcara in Buffalo, New York. Purdie avoided the more serious charge of “conspriacy to export controlled substances with the intent to distribute.” Still, the steroid smuggling offense carries a maximum penalty of ten years imprisonment. [Read more…]


‘Sovereign Citizens’ Group Member Arrested in Possession of Anabolic Steroids

Athletes aren’t the only ones that use anabolic steroids. In fact, the overwhelming majority of steroid users in the United States are otherwise law-abiding, gainfully-employed citizens who use steroids to improve their physical appearance. But anti-steroid crusaders love it when someone outside this demographic makes it easier for them to demonize steroids. Imagine their happiness when someone linked to a terrorist organization was busted with steroids. [Read more…]