State Drug Lab Scandal

Inspector General: Dookhan 'Sole Bad Actor' In State Drug Lab ScandalThe 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."
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.
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.
Dookhan Wants Statements To Police Tossed In State Drug Lab ProbeThe 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.
Trial For Chemist In Drug Lab Scandal Set For JanuaryA judge Friday in Boston scheduled a Jan. 6 trial date for Annie Dookhan, whose prosecution sent ripples through Massachusetts' criminal justice system.
Former Mass. Drug Lab Chemist Faces 6th Arraignment MondayA former Massachusetts chemist accused of faking test results at a state drug lab faces her sixth arraignment.
Ex-Chemist In State Drug Lab Scandal Has 2 Arraignments In 2 CountiesA 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.
Judge Extends Curfew For Former Chemist In State Drug Lab ScandalThe 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.
Annie Dookhan Indicted On 27 Charges In State Drug Lab ScandalA chemist accused of deliberately faking test results on drug samples in criminal cases has been indicted on 27 charges.
Man Released In Drug Lab Scandal Re-Arrested For Cocaine TraffickingA Roslindale man who was recently released as part of the drug lab scandal has been re-arrested for trafficking cocaine.
Boston Residents Set To Meet To Discuss State Drug Lab Scandal Fallout Dozens of people are set to gather for a town hall meeting in Boston to hear civil rights activists, criminal justice advocates and attorneys discuss the impact of the state drug lab scandal that could lead to the release of hundreds of prisoners.
Prosecutor Quits After Reported Contact By Chemist In Drug Lab ScandalThe 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.