September 21, 2018
A defense attorney has called for a federal investigation into scandals at the state's drug labs in Jamaica Plain and Amherst. The scandals, which first came to light more than five years ago, have led to the dismissal of more than 30,000 drug convictions because of misconduct by state chemists and prosecutors.
In a letter sent recently to US Attorney Andrew Lelling, the defense lawyer called the state's inquiry into Sonja Farak, the Amherst chemist arrested in 2013 for stealing from the evidence locker, "constitutionally inadequate."
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