Steroid Arrests


Federal Crackdown on Chinese hGH Leads to Huge Profits for Big Pharma

U.S.-based pharmaceutical companies who manufacture human growth hormone (hGH) have had record sales ever since the federal government cracked down on the import of hGH made by foreign manufacturers. An investigation by the Associated Press into performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) discovered that sales of hGH increased by up to 69% from 2005 to 2012. [Read more…]


Ongoing Steroid Investigation Into Albuquerque Police Officers

The Albuquerque Police Department (APD) held a surprise news conference to announce the arrest of an officer on charges of theft and receiving stolen property valued between $500 and $2,500 . However, a local news station uncovered what may be an even bigger, far-reaching scandal involving anabolic steroid use in the department. [Read more…]


Steroid Dealer Goes to Prison With Father on Deathbed

A Missouri man has been sentenced to seven years and eight months in prison for selling anabolic steroids. Steven Campbell pleaded guilty in September 2012 to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute anabolic steroids and conspiracy to commit money laundering. Campbell attempted to avoid prison so that he could care for his dying father. His father was suffering from the advanced stages of lung cancer. His request was denied. [Read more…]


New York Court of Appeals Rules That Signature Pharmacy Steroid Scandal Still Not Over

The New York Court of Appeals ruled that the Albany County District Attorney’s Office (ACDAO) can continue its criminal prosecution of a Florida compounding pharmacy. Signature Pharmacy was accused of illegally distributing anabolic steroids and performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). The decision is the latest in an ongoing legal saga that began with a sensationalistic raid of the Signature Pharmacy headquarters back in February 2007. [Read more…]


Canadian Drug Bust Seizes Anabolic Steroids and hGH Along With Other Recreational Drugs

Eight hundred bottles of anabolic steroids and human growth hormone were seized during a drug bust in the Canadian province of Alberta last week. A veritable smorgasbord of various recreational drugs were also found during the raid of an upscale home in Fort McMurray. [Read more…]


Bay County Sheriff’s Office Warns About Anabolic Steroids Contaminated with Fungus

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) has suggested that possible contamination at an underground laboratory (UGL) that manufactured anabolic steroids could lead to fungal meningitis. After a six-month investigation, the BCSO recently arrested three individuals who operating the UGL known as Spartan Laboratories. As is usually the case with anabolic steroid UGLs, the products are not manufactured in sterile conditions. [Read more…]


Former Junior College Baseball Player Pleads Guilty to Selling Testosterone Propionate

William Robert “Bill Bob” Ward pleaded guilty to three felony counts of delivery of a controlled substance (anabolic steroids) on November 19, 2012. Ward was a third-baseman for the College of Southern Idaho Golden Eagles. Ward admitted selling steroids on three occasions in the plea agreement. [Read more…]


Thomas Bader Loses Appeal of HGH Distribution Charges But $5 Million Forfeiture Overturned

Thomas Bader, the owner and licensed pharmacist for College Pharmacy, recently lost an appeal related to a January 2010 conviction for the importation human growth hormone (hGH). However, he succeeded in having a $4.8 million forfeiture overturned. College Pharmacy was a compounding pharmacy located in Colorado Springs. [Read more…]


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…]