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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Alabama

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 31, 2013

Tuscaloosa Man Sentenced 18 Months For Possessing And Intending To Distribute Steroids

BIRMINGHAM – A federal judge today sentenced a Tuscaloosa man to 18 months in prison for possessing anabolic steroids with the intent to distribute the performance-enhancing drugs, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in Charge Clay A. Morris.

U.S. District Judge R. David Proctor sentenced JOHN WADE WALKER, 29, on one count of Possession with the Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance. Walker pleaded guilty to the charge in April 2012. He is scheduled to report to prison April 10, 2013.

According to Walker’s December 2011 indictment, the steroids recovered at his Tuscaloosa home when he was arrested in August 2011 included: Dromostanolone Prioprionate Trenbolone Enanthate Testosterone Proprionate, Methenolone Enanthate, Testosterone Cypionate, Testosterone Enanthate, Nandrolone Decanoate, Testosterone Proprionate Testerone Isocaproate Testosterone Phenylproprionate, Dromostanolone Proprionate, Trenbolone Enanthate, Boldenone Undecylenate, Testosterone, Stanozolol, Oxymethelone, and Methandrostenolone.

The DEA, in conjunction with the West Alabama Drug Task Force, investigated the case. Assistant U.S. Attorney John B. Felton is prosecuting the case.

Updated March 19, 2015