On July 17, the owner of a New York gym was taken into police custody and charged with four felonies after he was accused of possessing and selling prescription painkillers and anabolic steroids. According to the report, the Glens Falls gym had become popular with teenagers and high school students.
The incident took place after the police and federal investigators conducted an investigation that lasted several months. The report stated that the gym owner sold oxycodone pills, which are available only by prescription, to an undercover officer. On July 17, the authorities served search warrants at the gym and at the man's home. From the gym, the police allegedly recovered steroids and a 12-gauge shotgun.