Not guilty pleas in steroids case

first_imgALBANY, N.Y. – Eleven people connected to a Florida pharmacy at the center of a nationwide investigation into the illegal sale of steroids pleaded not guilty Monday Robert Stanley Loomis and wife Naomi, the owners of Signature Pharmacy in Orlando, Fla., were arrested last Tuesday during a raid in which police confiscated truck loads of drugs and other evidence. Both are registered pharmacists in Florida. Robert Loomis’ brother, pharmacist Kenneth Michael Loomis, and Kirk Calvert, Signature’s marketing director, also were charged. The growing case has linked the online drug network to doctors and health care centers in at least three states. The four are charged with 20 counts each of criminal diversion of prescription medications and prescriptions, criminal sale of a controlled substance and insurance fraud. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!center_img Each posted bail of $30,000. All four shuffled into court, dressed in jail jumpsuits, handcuffed and shackled. “We hope to have them home as soon as we can so they can be with their kids,” said Dawn Tingley, the Florida lawyer representing the Loomises and Calvert. last_img

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