Fla. law agency believes chemist stole drug evidence being tested in criminal cases

  • by: BRENDAN FARRINGTON , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 1, 2014 - 2:00 PM

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced Saturday it is investigating 2,600 cases handled by a Pensacola-based agency chemist after discovering dozens of instances where prescription pain pills that were seized by police and tested as evidence were swapped with over-the-counter pills.

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