State Crime Lab
A change of plea hearing for the chemist accused of botching evidence at the now closed state drug lab has been formally set for next month.
A Massachusetts crime lab chemist accused of tampering with evidence and stealing drugs has pleaded not guilty.
A chemist from the State Crime Laboratory in Amherst has been arrested.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has ordered a “file by file review” of every case handled by a state chemist accused of faking test results at a now-closed government lab.
Department of Public Health Commissioner John Auerbach resigned Monday, the highest profile casualty in the fallout from a probe into mishandled evidence at the state crime lab in Jamaica Plain.
One supervisor at the state crime lab in Jamaica Plain has resigned from her job and another has been fired in the wake of a scandal that shut down the lab.