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Annie Dookhan

Former Lab Chemist Pleads Guilty To Drug Theft

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — A former chemist pleaded guilty on Monday to stealing drugs from a state crime lab in a case prosecutors said led to the d...

40,000 Defendants Affected By Faked Tests?

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 09.02.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- The state is still reeling a year after a scandal at a drug lab threw the legal system into turmoil: More than 330 prison inmates have been ...

Hits Keep On Coming For Ex-Chemist In Massive Drug Lab Scandal

AP | BRIDGET MURPHY | Posted 02.05.2013 | Crime

SALEM, Mass. -- A chemist who used to testify for prosecutors stood up in a sixth Massachusetts courthouse Monday and again pleaded her innocence in c...

Chemist Accused Of Faking Test Results

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 04.01.2013 | Crime

BROCKTON, Mass. -- A former Massachusetts chemist accused of faking test results at a state drug lab pleaded not guilty Wednesday to six counts of obs...

Ex-Chemist In HUGE Trouble After Allegedly Faking Drug Tests

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 03.11.2013 | Crime

DEDHAM, Mass. -- A former Massachusetts chemist accused of faking test results at a state drug lab and endangering thousands of criminal cases pleade...

Every Single Drug Test Handled By One Chemist To Be Reviewed

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 11.27.2012 | Crime

BOSTON -- Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has ordered a "file by file review" of every case handled by a state chemist accused of faking test results...

500 'Dangerous' Inmates Face Release After Drug Lab Scandal

AP | LINDSEY ANDERSON | Posted 10.08.2012 | Crime

BOSTON -- About 300 to 500 defendants, including some "pretty dangerous people," may be released into Boston streets because of the alleged mishandlin...

Colleagues Warned Supervisors About Crank Chemist

AP | BRIDGET MURPHY | Posted 11.27.2012 | Crime

BOSTON — Chemist Annie Dookhan was "Superwoman," a colleague at a Massachusetts state crime lab used to joke. She seemed unstoppable in her ques...

Court Chemist's Big Diploma Lie Could Reverse Court Decisions

AP | BRIDGET MURPHY | Posted 11.26.2012 | Crime

BOSTON — A chemist at the center of a drug lab testing scandal admitted she faked results for two to three years, forged signatures and skipped ...

Falsely Convicted? Prove Delves Into Cases Of 1,140 Inmates

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 11.25.2012 | Crime

By DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press BOSTON -- Faced with the daunting task of evaluating more than 34,000 drug cases handled by a Massachusetts chem...

Convicts Released After 60,000 Drug Lab Samples Compromised

AP | DENISE LAVOIE and BOB SALSBERG | Posted 09.20.2012 | Crime

BOSTON -- A drug defendant serving time in jail was allowed Wednesday to withdraw his guilty plea in the wake of a scandal at a drug-testing lab. It's...