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Personal trainer Perry Mosdromos released on bail

Mosdromos arraignment set for July 10

He didn't have a "get out of jail free" card, but Perry Mosdromos is out of custody anyway. The 46-year-old personal trainer arrested in a $250,000 drug bust last week was released after posting $25,000 bail, according to the district attorney's office.

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said his office will handle the case related to drugs found in Menlo Park. The arraignment is scheduled for July 10.

The investigation started after Homeland Security agents intercepted a package containing 499 grams of anabolic steroids and 4,374 Xanax pills that were to be delivered to a UPS box in Menlo Park. The investigation revealed that the box allegedly belonged to Mosdromos.

On June 8 agents searched One-2-One Fitness in Menlo Park and his Palo Alto residence on Loma Verde Avenue, and took Mosdromos into custody.

A search of his residence revealed tens of thousands of prescription drugs such as Vicodin, Percocet, and Valium, along with thousands of anabolic steroids and illegal narcotics such as MDMA. The estimated street value of the seizure is more than $250,000, police said.

Investigators believe Mosdromos ordered the drugs from other countries and shipped them all over the United States after re-packaging.

He was booked into San Mateo County jail on multiple counts of illegal drug sales.

Related story:

Palo Alto man arrested in $250,000 narcotics bust

Palo Alto Weekly reporter Sue Dremann contributed to this story.

Comments

Posted by Palo Alto Resident, a resident of Barron Park
on Jun 12, 2012 at 2:49 pm

It's sad a criminal like this is allowed to be free. Hopefully he has been evicted and lost his "personal training" business. Justice needs to be served.


Posted by "Serving" Justice, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jun 12, 2012 at 3:49 pm

Where to start? Palo Alto Resident, this is a person charged with a crime, not a convicted one. In our society, accused people are considered innocent until proven guilty. Accused people do have the right to post bail, subject to legal supervision. They have the right to a trial by jury. They are protected, somewhat, against unreasonable search and seizure.

The sad thing is your distorted view of justice in the United States of America.


Posted by Palo Alto Resident, a resident of Barron Park
on Jun 12, 2012 at 5:06 pm

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Posted by M.Wallace, a resident of Crescent Park
on Jun 12, 2012 at 5:24 pm

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Posted by "Serving" Justice, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jun 12, 2012 at 6:20 pm

Palo Alto Resident,

I'm sorry I missed your response. I hope the removal of your comments were based on some sort of reasonable standard, which, unfortunately, I have not always found to be the case. I hope you will respond again.


Posted by Palo Alto Resident, a resident of Barron Park
on Jun 12, 2012 at 8:39 pm

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Posted by Community Center Neighbor, a resident of Crescent Park
on Jun 12, 2012 at 8:57 pm

Community Center Neighbor is a registered user.

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Posted by PaloAltan, a resident of Addison School
on Jun 12, 2012 at 10:56 pm

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Posted by saleha, a resident of Crescent Park
on Jun 13, 2012 at 1:12 am

Whatever happened to innocent until found guilty? I have a problem with people being "outed" for a crime and having their name given until we know the facts. If this guy is in fact guilty then yes, he should be prosecuted for sure, but we don't know what the truth is. And, he may be guilty, but he also may not be. I don't like trying people in the press before we know the facts.


Posted by "Serving" Justice, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jun 13, 2012 at 6:38 am

Palo Alto Resident--I did have a good night. Thanks for your good wishes. No, this gent is not a "buddy," nor is he anyone I know. Even if he is a "loser" as you say--and his position right now does not look good--he still has a right to walk the streets unless he's much more of a danger to society than the justice system thinks he is. After all, the authorities have seized the drugs he's alleged to have accumulated.

saleha--I agree that trying people in the press is a bad idea. Here's a case where freedom of the press conflicts with an individual's rights. Prosecutors and police get to lay out their whole case, and the alleged criminal has very little power to publicly defend himself or herself against the allegations.


Posted by Retired Teacher, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jun 13, 2012 at 9:18 am

Retired Teacher is a registered user.

I posted under the name "Serving" Justice. Although I disagree with Palo Alto Resident, I can't believe his or her most recent comment was deleted! There was nothing in that comment that deserved censorship. Really, Palo Alto Weekly staff, can you justify these apparently random judgments? Please point out what in the world in the posts you cut was so offensive as to be unpublishable!


Posted by Community Center Neighbor, a resident of Crescent Park
on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:08 am

Community Center Neighbor is a registered user.

And the fact that the police found evidence of him having over 4,000 illegal drugs delivered so that he can sell them doesn't mean he's guilty?

All you people need to re-read the facts in this case before you go posting your confrontational opinions. What's your investment in defending a total stranger anyway? Sounds fishy.


Posted by That User Name is already, a resident of another community
on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:12 am

That User Name is already is a registered user.

Q: "What's your investment in defending a total stranger anyway?"

A: the Constitution


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