LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. (WTHR) — Indiana state troopers say they found a steroid manufacturing lab behind a bookcase in southern Indiana.
Police launched an investigation in February after discovering a package in Lawrenceburg that was on its way to Cincinnati, Ohio.
Vials of steroids collected from a Dearborn County home. (Photo: Indiana State Police)
It turned out that the package had a compound similar to steroids. Police found the room where the bookcase was contained a sophisticated manufacturing operation, complete with a ventilation system.
Troopers searched the home and discovered about 25,000 pills or capsules of steroids ready to be sent out.
Police arrested 35-year-old Nicholas and 34-year-old Cori Gilbertson on several drug charges. The investigation led to police learning the Gilbertsons oten sold nearly $80,000 worth of steroids each month since their involvement in the operation began.
The couple is currently in the Dearborn County Jail awaiting their initial appearances in circuit court.