Orange City Man Pleads Guilty To Manufacturing Anabolic Steroids

Fri 3-9-2018

(Sioux City)-- An Orange City man has been sentenced in U.S. District Court to one count of manufacturing anabolic steroids. 23-year-old James Nhan, an Iowa State University student, was placed on two years’ probation provided he spend two consecutive weeks in jail.

Nhan pleaded guilty to the charge on November 20th of last year.

In a plea agreement, Nhan admitted that from late 2014 until December 15th, 2015 he manufactured anabolic steroids and intended to distribute some of them to various customers. A search warrant executed in December, 2015 on Nhan’s residence resulted in authorities seizing numerous vials containing anabolic steroids, along with laboratory equipment, packing material, labels and sheets of papers listing the names and addresses of those who had purchased or intended to purchase anabolic steroids. Nhan also admitted to importing the raw materials from China.

Nhan was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Sioux City.