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State Drug Lab Scandal

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

Annie Dookhan Sentenced To 3-To-5 Years In State Drug Lab Scandal

A chemist at a Massachusetts drug lab accused of faking test results in criminal cases has been sentenced to three to five years in prison.

11/22/2013

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

Released Convict: ‘I Just Got Out Thanks To Annie Dookhan. I Love That Lady’

A man released from prison early because of a drug-testing lab scandal has declared his gratitude toward the chemist allegedly responsible for his freedom.

09/18/2013

Annie Dookhan in Middlesex Superior Court, Jan. 9, 2013. (WBZ-TV)

Dookhan Wants Statements To Police Tossed In State Drug Lab Probe

The former Massachusetts state chemist accused of faking drug test results and tampering with evidence wants statements to police in which she allegedly admitted wrongdoing tossed out.

08/19/2013

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 in Middlesex Superior Court, Jan. 9, 2013. (WBZ-TV)

Former Mass. Drug Lab Chemist Faces 6th Arraignment Monday

A former Massachusetts chemist accused of faking test results at a state drug lab faces her sixth arraignment.

02/02/2013

Annie Dookhan in Middlesex Superior Court, Jan. 9, 2013. (WBZ-TV)

Ex-Chemist In State Drug Lab Scandal Has 2 Arraignments In 2 Counties

A former Massachusetts chemist accused of faking test results at a state drug lab and endangering thousands of criminal cases pleaded not guilty Wednesday to five counts of obstruction of justice.

01/09/2013

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

Judge Extends Curfew For Former Chemist In State Drug Lab Scandal

The former chemist at the center of a drug testing scandal at a now-closed Massachusetts lab has pleaded not guilty to charges including perjury and tampering with evidence.

12/20/2012

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

Annie Dookhan Indicted On 27 Charges In State Drug Lab Scandal

A chemist accused of deliberately faking test results on drug samples in criminal cases has been indicted on 27 charges.

12/17/2012

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Man Released In Drug Lab Scandal Re-Arrested For Cocaine Trafficking

A Roslindale man who was recently released as part of the drug lab scandal has been re-arrested for trafficking cocaine.

10/26/2012

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