Former SF Crime Lab Technician Sentenced For Cocaine PossessionA former San Francisco police crime laboratory technician avoided a prison sentence Friday when a federal judge sentenced her to one year of home confinement and five years of probation for misdemeanor cocaine possession.
SFPD Crime Lab Tech Pleads Guilty To Misdemeanor In Drug CaseA long-running case against a former San Francisco police crime lab technician ended in a misdemeanor plea bargain Friday when she pleaded guilty in federal court to a reduced charge of possessing cocaine in 2009.
2nd Mistrial Declared In Drug Trial Of Former SFPD Crime Lab TechnicianA mistrial was declared for a second time in federal court Thursday in the case of a former San Francisco police crime laboratory technician accused of taking small amounts of cocaine from the facility in 2009.
Mistrial Declared In Drug Trial Of Former SFPD Crime Lab TechnicianA mistrial was declared in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday when a jury was unable to reach a verdict in the cocaine-fraud trial of a former San Francisco police crime laboratory technician.
Trial Against SFPD Crime Lab Worker Goes To JuryA federal jury began deliberating Monday in the case of a former San Francisco police crime laboratory technician whose pilfering of cocaine led to the dismissal of hundreds of drug cases.
Jury Selection Begins In Drug Trial Of Former SFPD Crime Lab Technician Jury selection began in federal court Monday morning in the trial of a former San Francisco police crime laboratory technician accused of stealing cocaine from the facility.
June Trial Date Set In SF Crime Lab Drug Theft CaseA federal judge in San Francisco has set a trial date of June 18 for a former San Francisco police crime laboratory technician accused of stealing cocaine from the facility.
Former SF Crime Lab Worker Pleads Not Guilty To Stealing DrugsA former technician at the San Francisco Police Department’s troubled crime lab pleaded not guilty today to a federal charge of obtaining cocaine by subterfuge in 2009.
Feds Charge Former SFPD Drug Lab Technician In Cocaine Skimming CaseA former technician at the San Francisco Police Department’s crime lab has been charged in federal court with skimming cocaine from the lab, an allegation that forced its closure and the dismissal of hundreds of drug cases.
Former SFPD Drug Lab Worker Pleads Guilty To Drug PossessionA former San Francisco Police Department drug lab employee whose alleged theft of cocaine from evidence set off a scandal at the department pleaded guilty Thursday to a drug possession charge in San Mateo County Superior Court, District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Friday.
California AG Drops Case Against SFPD Drug Lab WorkerThe California Attorney General's office has decided not to prosecute Deborah Madden, a former San Francisco Police drug lab employee accused of stealing cocaine from the lab.
Scandalized San Francisco Crime Lab Receives AccreditationThe San Francisco Police Department Crime Lab, which was characterized by controversy earlier this year, has now been accredited by the American Society of Crime Lab Directors (ASCLD).