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Former state chemist pleads not guilty

As disgraced state chemist Annie Dookhan appeared in two courtrooms Wednesday to answer to obstruction-of-justice charges, a man freed from jail less than a month ago because Dookhan tested evidence in his case was charged again with drug possession.

“I just got out on Annie Dookhan, and I ain’t going back to jail,” Jonathan Vaughan ­allegedly yelled to Chelsea ­police as he was arrested Tuesday night at a McDonald’s restaurant in Chelsea.

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