Last defendant sentenced in Ohio steroid ring

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — The last defendant in a large southwest Ohio steroid-trafficking ring has been sentenced.

The Dayton Daily News (http://bit.ly/Z1JIVX ) reports that Drew Smith was sentenced Wednesday in Lebanon to 60 days in jail. The former body-building champion who was crowned Mr. Ohio in 2009 was the last of the 29 defendants to be sentenced since the sting operation ended a year ago.

Prosecutor Andy Sievers said 13 people involved in the case will serve a total of 41 years in prison. Others spent some time in the county jail and a few were given probation or intervention in lieu of conviction.

The investigation started with a tip that people were selling steroids to high school athletes out of a YMCA in Lebanon.

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Information from: Dayton Daily News, http://www.daytondailynews.com

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