Who is Chris Bumstead? Bodybuilder Melissa Bumstead Arrested For Possession Of Controlled Substances


Who is Chris Bumstead? Bodybuilder Melissa Bumstead Arrested For Possession Of Controlled Substancees: The news of the arrest of the famous competitor of the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) is currently making the headlines. According to reports, pro-IFBB figure Melissa Bumstead was apprehended in Palm City, Florida. According to the report from the Martin County Sheriff’s Office, Melissa was apprehended and booked on Saturday, September 11, 2021, but was released on bail the same day. The allegation made by him relates to the illegal receipt of 6 different types of steroids in the mail in Martin County, located in Southeast Florida.

Why was Chris Bumstead arrested?

Melissa faces 6 counts of a controlled substance without having a valid prescription for the six steroids mentioned below: –

  • Testosterone Propionate Anabolic Steroid
  • Oxandrolone-anabolic steroid
  • Stanozolol-anabolic and androgenic steroid
  • Drostanolone Propionate-Anabolic and Androgenic Steroid
  • Anabolic and androgenic steroid trenbolone acetate
  • Mesterolone – anabolic and androgenic steroid

All of these charges are against Bumstead and she has not been officially convicted of a felony.

According to the CBS12 report from Wednesday, September 1, 2021, US Customs and Border Protection seized a package in Memphis that was believed to contain “massage oil, vitamins, and a t-shirt as well.” The package was shipped from Canada. A search of this package showed it involved “multiple vials and packages of factory-sealed and labeled steroids and many other drugs.”

However, at this time, it is not clear where exactly in Canada the package was shipped from or who sent it. The arrest of Bumstead, 30, came after a “control delivery” of the package by the Martin County Sheriff’s Office and Homeland Security investigations. She received a search warrant for her home and after searching her home it was confirmed that she had opened the package.

Who is Melissa Bumstead?

Melissa is the older sister of Chris Bumstead, two-time Mr. Olympia Classic Physique champion. She entered into marriage with the bodybuilder of the Open division Iain Valliere. At this time, Melissa, Valliere and Chris have not made any public comment on the arrest.

Melissa obtains her pro IFBB card at the 2015 Canadian Bodybuilding Federation (CBBF) Canadian Championships. She has participated in 11 IFBB competitions since 2016, her most recent was the 15th place in 2019, Arnold Sports Festivals.

Melissa is not expected to compete in the Arnold Classic 2021 on Saturday September 25, 2021. Currently, a lot of information is available on this as soon as we have new information that we update here until then, stay tuned with us.


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