Annie Dookhan performed at least 58,070 criminal drug tests during her time at the Hinton State Laboratory. Massachusetts state police extracted records from the lab’s databases and distributed a set of spreadsheets to defense attorneys whose clients’ cases might have been affected. Those records list every test Dookhan performed and include details on chemists she worked with, drug findings, the submitting agency and, in some cases, defendants’ names.
The data is fragmented, inconsistent and incomplete. Defendants’ names aren’t standardized; many are shortened, combined or lumped together as “et al.” Some are simply police shorthand or jargon. But, we can draw some conclusions from the data we have. Read More…
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Graphic: Drug Findings Of Annie DookhanBy Chris Amico May 14, 2013
Annie Dookhan performed 58,070 drug tests as a primary or secondary chemist at the Massachusetts state drug lab.
About The DataBy Chris Amico May 13, 2013
Annie Dookhan performed at least 58,070 criminal drug tests during a decade with the Hinton State Laboratory, acting as either primary or secondary chemist.