BOSTON — The chemist at the center of the drug lab scandal admitted that she faked test results for two to three years, forged signatures and bypassed proper procedures, according to a state police report.
BOSTON — UMass-Boston officials say they have no record of Annie Dookhan receiving an advanced degree or taking graduate courses there.
BOSTON — The disclosure came on the same day a judge suspended the sentence of a Roxbury man whose case involved drugs handled by the chemist at the heart of the problems.
BOSTON — David Meier has been named to lead the review of criminal cases impacted by mishandling of evidence at a Boston lab.
BOSTON — David Danielli was allowed to withdraw his guilty plea after it was discovered that state chemist Annie Dookhan had tested the evidence used to convict him.
BOSTON — The outgoing head of the state’s public health department says he believes a “single rogue chemist” was responsible for the mishandling of drug evidence.
BOSTON — State lawmakers are looking to hold hearings as early as next Wednesday to try to get to the bottom of what happened at the state’s drug lab.
BOSTON — John Auerbach accepted blame for the failure to monitor, detect and report the mishandling of drug samples by a single state chemist.
BOSTON — The drug evidence mishandling scandal at the state crime lab in Jamaica Plain has led to the resignation of Commissioner John Auerbach.
STATE HOUSE — Department of Public Health Commissioner John Auerbach offered his resignation over the weekend and Gov. Deval Patrick accepted it on Monday.