Michigan lab techs charged with faking breathalyzer maintenance records

Man holding breathalyzer in car, close-up

Man holding breathalyzer in car, close-up

by: WOODTV.com staff

LANSING, Mich. (WOOD) — Two technicians have been charged with falsifying documents for the maintenance of breathalyzer machines according to the Michigan Attorney General’s Office.

Officials said Andrew Clark and David John were charged with felony forgery of a public record, uttering and publishing and using a computer to commit a crime — Clark with two counts each and John with three counts each.

in January MSP said that they were investigating possible fraud by some of the contracted technicians tasked with maintaining 203 DataMaster DMT breathalyzer machines across the state. MSP told law enforcement across the state to stop using the machines and instead rely on blood tests to determine blood alcohol content levels until every one could be could be checked out

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