Jaxon Tippet, a fitness model on Instagram with 166,000 followers, was busted with anabolic steroids and clenbuterol after police searched his vehicle and person during a traffic stop on November 27, 2017. Police conducted a body search after they witnessed Tippet walking strangely and favoring his groin area.
Sean Grove, a popular High School physical education teacher and weightlifting coach, was arrested on charges of possession of anabolic steroids on February 27, 2018. Grove insisted that he must have been set up by an ex-wife or girlfriend or a competing coach.
James Nhan, a popular mod developer for Blizzard Entertainment's WarCraft III video game, was busted operating a clandestine UGL that manufactured anabolic steroids in his parents home back in December 2015. A federal grand jury in Iowa indicted him on four felony counts in August 2017.
Mark Howerton turned himself into authorities on February 28, 2018 after an arrest warrant was issued in connection with the death of Trinity University student Cayley Mandadi. Howerton was charged with murder, aggravated sexual assault and criminal mischief. Howerton was not a student at Trinity University but was a steroid dealer who used and sold steroid to various people on campus according to multiple accounts.
Dave Palumbo, the Editor-in-Chief of Rx Muscle and the CEO of Species Nutrition, sees similarities between himself and Tyler Baumann. Baumann used the internet persona of Musclehead320 to market and sell anabolic steroids under the Onyx Pharmceuticals brand via social media websites like Instagram.
Ryan Sikora was sentenced to 41 months in prison as the leader of the Future Pharma steroid UGL. Ariel Murphy was sentenced to 12 months in prison. And John Joseph Bush II was sentenced to eight months in prison.
The International Olympic Committe (IOC) was unable to catch any athletes using anabolic steroids at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. This doesnt mean that there were no violations of the World Anti-doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List. It simply means that the athletes with anti-doping rules violations tested positive for a banned substance other than steroids.
Brian Petzke pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute controlled substances (anabolic steroids) before District Judge Nathaniel Gorton for the United States District Court in Boston on February 7, 2018. Petzke was involved in the counterfeit steroid operation that misappropriated the use of the registered trademark Onyx Pharmaceuticals to market steroid that were really manufactured in a clandestine underground laboratory (UGL).
Richard Rodriguez, the majority owner of Wellness Fitness and Nutrition (WFN) and co-owner of Miami Iron Addicts gym, appears prepared to to go all-out snitch with the steroid-using habits of his most famous and celebrity clients. Self-described fillmmaker Jon Bravo hinted at Rodriguezs plans with a few teasers during an appearance on the Great North Wrestling podcast on Hannibal TV on February 23, 2018.
Sarita traced the tragic death back to Marks decision to start using steroids in order to improve his physical appearance for their wedding day in the summer of 2013. When Mark ended his first steroid cycle, he was said to have experienced unspecified but extreme withdrawal side effects after their honeymoon.