Steroids Found in Tim Lambesis' House, Police Reports

The man who reported Lambesis to the authorities also gave his testimony to the court.

Steroids Found in Tim Lambesis' House, Police Reports
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New details regarding the murder-for-hire trial of As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis have surfaced, confirming that the police had allegedly found between 30 and 40 vials of different steroids and various pill packages in the singer's house, along with $12,000 in cash. The info was revealed on Monday (September 16) in court by Det. John Buckley, who noted that a lock box the investigators found contained "a lot of different quantities" of enhancement and estrogen-blocking drugs, NBC reports. Apart from Buckley, personal trainer Brett Kimball also gave his testimony. Kimball is the man Lambesis initially asked about hiring a hitman to kill his estranged wife Meggan and the one who reported the matter to the police. "He wanted to know if maybe I could find somebody to do it for him," the trainer said. "He knew that I knew people was his comment. 'I know you know people, so maybe you can help me.'" According to the report, soon after finding out about Lambesis' intentions, Buckley came up with a fictional hitman "Red" and reported the frontman to the police. A group of Meggan's friends also appeared in the court, showing their support to the singer's wife. As reported yesterday, Red also testified in court this Monday, stressing that Lambesis was crystal clear in his desire to get the murder carried out. While discussing reasons that might drove the frontman to such a decision, the detective named separation from children and loss of income after the divorce as potential key reasons. "He wasn't allowed to see his kids, he wasn't allowed to take his kids out of the state or on tour with him and that angered him, and then the fact that his wife was going to get a large portion up to 60 percent of his income," Red told the court Judge Robert Kearney ruled that enough evidence exists to warrant a trial, scheduling Lambesis' arraignment for October 22 at the courthouse in Vista, California, when the trial date will be set. As previously reported, Lambesis allegedly provided the undercover officer $1,000 and was willing to pay the full sum of $20,000 for the murder of his wife. Apart from cash, he allegedly also gave Red the gate key to the house and details on how to carry out the murder. The singer's been free on $2 million bail since May and is ordered to wear a GPS monitor at all time. Lambesis was initially arrested on May 7 in Oceanside. If convicted, he will face up to nine years behind bars.

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    Reevo
    =/ I really dont know what to believe with whats going on with this case
    Validischofe
    It's not looking good. I keep hoping that some evidence will pop up which acquits Tim of the charges. We keep hearing about all this damning evidence against him, but we haven't been allowed to hear his side of the story yet. I'm hoping there's more to this than meets the eye. I like As I Lay Dying and I like Tim. Nobody wants to hear bad things about members of the bands they love, but if he's guilty he deserves to go to prison. That's just the way it is.
    sideslick
    It's the same with that whole Lostprophets-crap. It's more that I don't want it to be true that he's done such horrible things. If he did it though, lock him up!
    dedguy666
    Tim is pretty screwed. The rest of the band should just find a new singer and change their name and move on.
    MetalheadA7X
    I'm a big fan of As I Lay Dying and I think Tim is one of the best vocalists in the genre but there is no denying that he is accused of some serious crimes. Roids or not, that is no excuse for trying to organise a hit on anyone let alone the mother of your children and estranged wife. What did he plan to accomplish from this? He must have been pretty desperate to go to the measures he is accused of. But still, desperation is not an excuse for the crime at hand.
    shwepper
    Honestly, this reminds me of when Chris Benoit roid raged and killed his family and himself. As disappointed as I am that someone I looked up to is on trial for a similar reason, I'm glad nobody was actually killed. The real victims here are their kids. Imagine trying to explain to your children that dad is going to prison because he tried to pay someone to kill mom. That's ****ing traumatizing.
    Ben2k9
    I know right? I mean what if he went through with it? "dad wheres mom?" "yeahh about that...I had her killed..." either way its a lose lose situation.
    XYL
    Just to clarify, NBC, Tim is no longer a Christian metalcore singer. He moved away from Christianity a few years ago— the latest AILD album features lyrics about moving on from faith. Please don't make it seem like Christianity was one of the causes of this.
    eddiehimself
    Oh ****ing hell. Crime of the century! Seriously, whoever made steroids illegal ought to be shot. Probably the same idiot who banned people from smoking pot. Biggest waste of police time in history.
    murtoll
    Well, if roid rage drove him to have his wife killed then it's pretty worthwile to ban Steroids. When's the last time a pot-addled human killed someone?
    azrael667
    Probably the last time he drove a car after getting high as a kite.
    XtractionProces
    Idiocy =/= roid rage
    sideslick
    Taking steroids in the first place when you can't handle them = idiocy If you can't handle drugs, don't do 'em. If you CAN handle drugs, do them responsibly.
    EnslaveTheWorld
    You don't see anyone banning alcohol for that very same reason, so I'd say your argument is pretty shallow.
    Validischofe
    If governments used any logic at all they would ban alcohol and legalise cannabis. I'm not saying they should, I love an ice cold beer, but drug-induced violence statistics don't lie, and alcohol is one of the worst.
    Dystopiaz
    I'm sorry but pot is for losers.
    Jacques Nel
    I know a lot of pretty successful guys that light up regularly, not even to mention many a band that are famous as sh!t that use or used pot regularly. But sure sure pot is for losers my friend. Stick to what your mom told you
    sideslick
    I don't use personally, but I've met many non-losers who smoke it, and I can tell you right now that pot and loserdom have no correlation.
    Jacques Nel
    I've never fully understood mitigating circumstances. So a guy used drugs/alcohol/steroids and this caused some sort of state where he was out of control and killed someone or did something else that's illegal now the attorney wants to get him off free because 'he wasn't in control'...excuse me taking something that sends you into any state where you're less in control is a conscious decision. This can't make someone less liable.
    Cthulhu_fthagn
    That picture of him above makes me want to punch his flabby face. Fat f*ck can't do a real work out apparently.
    cmonkey81
    Christianity caused this hes on roids his wife wasnt worth the trouble this article sucks **** mustain **** korn AILD need a new singer hes doomed
    christianonbass
    I am hesitant to give this report credibility considering some of the misleading stories I have read on UG. Here's a little non-secret: I have large amounts of steroids in my house. Most of them prescribed by my Dermatologist, and the rest are prescribed by my Endocrinologist...except for the hydrocortisone --a steroid--that I bought at Rite Aid.
    Dystopiaz
    His wife planted the steroids and is teamed up with the cops to make big money.
    RagingFist
    Well, I don't think that a dude on steroids would carefully plan out a way to get his wife murdered and then call it roid rage. I mean like, on steroids he could propably murder her himself..