Daily Archives: November 4, 2011

Statewide increase in cases delay crime lab results

…The state patrol’s statewide network of labs is overwhelmed with a crush of DNA evidence needed to solve violent crimes, spokesman George Johnston said…

Jefferson County Regional Crime Lab assist in Fannett investigation

Jefferson County Regional Crime Lab scientists are working closely with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office to investigate skeletal remains found in Fannett Friday morning.

Dealing with a DNA backlog

MICHIGAN (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – On Wednesday night Newschannel 3 spotlighted three police investigations in West Michigan that have been slowed dramatically while detectives wait for lab work.
Unfortunately it’s a pervasive problem in Michigan and the biggest wrench in the works is DNA analysis.