Recently, my task force completed a far-reaching case involving anabolic steroids. It started at our local YMCA with a couple of complaints of teenage athletes abusing the drug as they pumped up for football and other sports. The YMCA could not have been more cooperative, as they didn’t want this activity in their facility any more than law enforcement did.
I thought I was the perfect fit to do the undercover work, but my detectives persuaded me otherwise! Fortunately, we had an ATF agent who worked on our task force and fit the build for this operation. Penetrating these covert illegal operations, which generally find willing participants in local fitness centers and gyms nationwide, is not necessarily easy. [Read more…]