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Lab scandal makes way into federal court system

New chapter in Dookhan case

Adam Davila was classified as a career criminal, a repeat drug dealer prosecuted in the exacting federal court system and convicted of dealing heroin. Just over a year ago, he was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

It could have been worse: Prosecutors initially asked that Davila serve 12 years, citing his 30 years of crimes, including manslaughter as a juvenile, and assault and battery on a police officer.

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