2 former Manatee County deputies arrested for possession of steroids

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Posted: Friday, August 9, 2013 3:44 pm | Updated: 4:15 pm, Fri Mar 21, 2014.

MANATEE COUNTY - Two former Manatee County Sheriff’s Deputies have been arrested and are charged with Possession of Anabolic Steroids.

45-year-old Tom Frank was a sergeant in the Patrol Division, while 39-year-old ChrisTucker was a deputy in the Child Protective Investigation Division. They both recently resigned from the Sheriff’s Office.

A third former deputy remains under criminal investigation and an internal investigation is ongoing on a fourth deputy. There is no criminal investigation on the fourth deputy who currently is on administrative leave pending the outcome of the internal investigation.

This is an ongoing investigation in conjunction with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

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