As defense attorneys wait to find out how the fiascos at Amherst and Hinton drug labs will affect their clients, many want to know whether the state’s drug-testing procedures — now under the control of the Massachusetts State Police — have sufficiently improved.
Our panel reviews the big stories of the week.
Newly discovered information shows that a drug-lab chemist in Amherst, Mass. may have tampered with evidence for almost a decade longer than previously publicized.
A Massachusetts chemist employed at a state crime drug lab in Amherst was arraigned Tuesday on multiple charges of evidence tampering and drug possession.