State Drug Lab Scandal
The chemist at the center of a scandal at the now-closed state drug lab reportedly had an unauthorized correspondence with a prosecutor whose evidence she analyzed.
As a girl and young woman, Annie Dookhan was quiet, unassuming, not one to wear makeup. She was charming but stood out more for her dedication to her studies, and by all accounts appeared headed for success.
The chemist at the center of the state drug lab scandal refused to testify in a drug case against a Boston man Wednesday.
Confusion marred the first special court session to handle criminal cases being challenged because of the alleged mishandling of drug samples by a Massachusetts chemist.
A convicted rapist, released because of the state drug lab scandal, is no longer on the run.
A convicted rapist, released because of the state drug lab scandal, may be on the run.
Gov. Deval Patrick says he expects criminal charges will be brought in an investigation of misconduct by a state lab chemist.
The chemist at the center of the state drug lab scandal reportedly told State Police investigators that “I messed up. I messed up bad. It’s my fault.”
University of Massachusetts officials say they have no record of Annie Dookhan receiving an advanced degree or taking graduate courses there.
A career criminal who pleaded guilty to drug and gun charges has had his sentences placed on hold by a judge who cited the ongoing scandal at the state drug lab.