DUI Arrest Leads to Discovery of Steroids in Locker: Police

A DUI arrest led to the discovery of over 1000 steroids inside a storage locker, according to police.

James Palmer, 38, of Lower Heidelberg Township was arrested on the 1000 block of Penn Avenue in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania Sunday around 2:30 a.m. and charged with DUI.

Police later learned Palmer was also suspected of trafficking steroids and had several fake identifications, according to investigators.

Investigators determined Palmer had rented a storage locker at a storage facility in Robesonia, Pennsylvania under one of his fake names. Officers then executed search warrants in Palmer’s vehicle, his home and the storage locker.

During the search, officers seized over 1000 oral and injectable steroids, including Megablend, Trenajet E-200, HGH (human growth hormone), Anavar, Methanol, Stanol, Clomin and Deca-Jet, police said. They also seized over 1000 hypodermic needles as well as several shipping envelopes addressed to people throughout the U.S. containing various oral and injectable steroids, according to investigators.

In addition to DUI, Palmer was also charged with possession and possession with the intent to deliver steroids and possession of drug paraphernalia. He is also facing further drug-related charges for allegedly trafficking steroids.

Palmer was transported to the Berks County Sheriff's Central Booking where he is awaiting arraignment on the charges.

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