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Man freed because of drug lab scandal arrested again

When Jamell T. Spurill was arrested by Boston police on a charge of illegal possession of a handgun Sunday, he did not talk about the loaded Walther P99C AS 9mm handgun that led to his arrest.

Instead, authorities said, he talked about his affection for Annie Dookhan, the former state Department of Public Health chemist whose alleged mishandling of drug samples has affected thousands of prosecutions, including one against the 31-year-old Quincy man.

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