Orange City, Iowa — An Orange City man was sentenced ealier this week in federal court in Sioux City for manufacturing anabolic steroids.
23-year old James Nhan was sentenced to 2-years’ probation, with a condition that he spend two consecutive weeks in jail, according to federal authorities. Nhan received the sentencing after pleading guilty, in November of last year, to one count of manufacturing anabolic steroids.
According to authorities, in a plea agreement, Nhan admitted that from late 2014 to late 2015 he manufactured anabolic steroids and intended to distribute some of the steroids to various customers. In December, 2015, law enforcement executed a search warrant on Nhan’s residence and reportedly seized numerous vials containing the drug, as well as laboratory equipment, packing material, labels and sheets of paper listing the names and addresses of individuals who had purchased, or intended to purchase the drug.
Federal authorities say the case was investigated by the FBI, DEA, Iowa DCI, Sioux County Attorney’s Office, Department of Homeland Security, Nebraska State Patrol, and FDA Office of Inspector General.