Rotherham Bodybuilders sentenced at Sheffield Crown Court for selling steroidsTwo men were sentenced at the Sheffield Crown Court on 5 October 2009 after being found involved in a conspiracy to sell and supply Class C drugs, including HGHs.

Richard Flynn, a heavy goods vehicle technician from Rawmarsh (Rotherham), and Christopher Taylor, a house husband and gym owner from Rawmarsh, were sentenced after a joint operation was followed by the South Yorkshire Police and MHRA.

While Richard was sentenced to 12-month imprisonment, suspension for 18-month, and additional penalty of 120-hour community service, Christopher was sentenced to 9-month imprisonment, suspension for 12-month, and additional penalty of 80-hour community service.

The counsel defending Flynn remarked that he came in contact with steroids with the aim of participating in the World’s Strongest Man competition.