Graphic: Drug Findings Of Annie Dookhan
We have records of 58,070 drug tests Annie Dookhan performed as a primary or secondary chemist during nearly a decade at the Hinton State Laboratory in Jamaica Plain, Mass. This graphic is a breakdown of her official drug findings, grouped by drug class.
Cocaine was by far the most common finding, accounting for about a third of Dookhan’s drug tests, followed by marijuana, heroin and oxycodone.
In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, drugs are broken down into five classes from Class A drug offenses, which are the most serious, to Class E drug offenses. They include:
- Class A Drugs – Heroin and other opiates; drugs such as Special K
- Class B Drugs – Cocaine; prescription opiates such as Oxycontin; Ecstasy; Amphetamines; Methamphetamine; PCP or Angel Dust
- Class C Drugs – Prescription tranquilizers and drugs such as Clonazempam, Vicodin and Valium
- Class D Drugs – Marijuana
- Class E Drugs – Prescription drugs not otherwise classified