DE Lawmakers Eye Problems In Drug Testing Lab - 47 ABC - Delmarva's Choice

DE Lawmakers Eye Problems In Drug Testing Lab

Posted: Updated:

DOVER, Del. (AP) - State officials say a second employee of the Delaware medical examiner's office has been suspended amid an investigation of evidence tampering in the state criminal drug testing lab.
    
Chief medical examiner Richard Callery was recently suspended with pay as officials investigate possible misuse of state resources.
    
Health and Social Services Secretary Rita Landgraf said Wednesday that a second state employee who worked as an evidence technician in the medical examiner's office also has been suspended. She did not provide further details.
    
Also Wednesday, the Delaware public defender's office filed motions in Superior Court seeking to dismiss convictions in 112 drug cases because of problems at the drug lab dating to 2010.
    
State police closed down the lab in February amid a criminal investigation of evidence being tampered with or missing.

 

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • ContestsMore>>

  • Skybox Giveaway - August 11

    Skybox Giveaway - August 11

    Win a SkyBox for you and 24 of your closest family and friends!More >>
    Win a SkyBox for you and 24 of your closest family and friends!
    More >>
  • Midway Speedway Giveaway

    Midway Speedway Giveaway

    Thursday, June 26 2014 7:57 AM EDT2014-06-26 11:57:18 GMT
    Enter to win a Midway Speedway Four Person Park Pass This includes all day at the waterpark, four choice tickets (good for any ride or attraction) and a round of fire mountain golf. Rules No purchaseMore >>
    Enter to win a Midway Speedway Four Person Park Pass This includes all day at the waterpark, four choice tickets (good for any ride or attraction) and a round of fire mountain golf. Rules No purchaseMore >>
  • Teacher Who Makes A Difference

    Teacher Who Makes A Difference

    The WMDT 47 Teachers Who Make a Difference Contest is Sponsored by Accurate Optical: "Encouraging children of all ages to come in for an annual eye exam to help them see better in school." Each month weMore >>
    The WMDT 47 "Teachers Who Make a Difference" Sponsored by Accurate Optical Encouraging children of all ages to come in for an annual eye exam to help them see better in school.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WMDT. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.