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Annie Dookhan in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, Nov. 22, 2013. (WBZ-TV)

Inspector General: Dookhan ‘Sole Bad Actor’ In State Drug Lab Scandal

The report released Tuesday by the Massachusetts Inspector General found that although chemist Annie Dookhan was the “sole bad actor” at the lab, management failures, “wholly inadequate training,” and a lack of uniform protocols contributed to Dookhan’s ability to commit “acts of malfeasance.”

03/04/2014

Annie Dookhan outside Roxbury District Court Oct. 10, 2012. (Photo courtesy: AP-WBZ-TV)

Trial For Chemist In Drug Lab Scandal Set For January

A judge Friday in Boston scheduled a Jan. 6 trial date for Annie Dookhan, whose prosecution sent ripples through Massachusetts’ criminal justice system.

08/16/2013

Annie Dookhan refuses to answer questions from WBZ-TV's Beth Germano on Sept. 12, 2012.

Colleagues Had Concerns For Years About Chemist In Drug Lab Scandal

Chemists who worked with Annie Dookhan told investigators they had concerns about her work for several years, but they either convinced themselves they were invalid or reported them to supervisors who failed to intervene.

09/27/2012

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