Q: Wht happens when the amount of drugs in the police report do not match the amount sent to the chemist for analysis
A: They seldom match. The police don’t send all the suspected materials to the lab. Only a minuscule amount needs to be tested for the suspected substance.
Shemeka C Hankins agrees with this answer
A: I agree w/ Mr. Latuga and write separately to also state that many times the police test the drugs or weigh the drug with the packaging as to not handle the actual substance. Many times the chemist or the lab weighs the drugs without the packaging so the number they are sending back is smaller. Also their instruments are more finely tuned and accurate the the police measuring systems.
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