Ex-cop in Rhode Island pleads guilty to trafficking steroids
Aug. 18, 2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A former Rhode Island police officer has pleaded guilty to trafficking steroids and money laundering.
The U.S. attorney's office in Rhode Island says 34-year-old Evan Speck pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Providence Friday to possession with the intent to distribute steroids, distribution of a misbranded drug and money laundering.
Speck abruptly resigned from the Charlestown police force after his home in Westerly, Rhode Island, was raided by federal agents in March.
Agents said they seized steroids, guns, cash and items associated with the receipt, packaging and resale of steroids and other performance enhancing drugs.
Prosecutors say ledgers showed that Speck received $536,000 from the sale of steroids and other drugs from approximately June 2015 to the date of the search.
Speck is scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 3.