Chemistry Forensic Consultant and Expert Witness
3rd Degree Investigations, Inc.
Oxford, North Carolina 27565
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Dana Way started her career working in a laboratory in 1989. While working as a Chemist for Commonwealth Laboratories and later for Roche Analytics Laboratories, she learned analysis and reporting, laboratory methods and procedures, method development, and worked with a variety of analysis instrumen
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Articles Published by 3rd Degree Investigations, Inc.
Mentholated Crack Cocaine
Menthol causes and endothermic reaction overtime and reduces the product to a slurry or paste form of the product beginning to occur after the first 72 hours of manufacturing.Read Article
Reweigh Analysis by an Independent
The seized crack cocaine in this case had diminished in weight by a significant margin, the cause was proposed and later determined to be as a root cause of adding Menthol to the produced product. See " Mentholated Crack Cocaine".Read Article
Wrongful Termination: Cocaine in Hair
Sampling procedures, collection procedures and testing procedures should all be evaluated when there is a question in the results.Read Article
Environmental Hazard Case: Methamphetamine Manufacturing
This is a case report of an actual occurrence. The needs of our services included evaluating the amount of seized product, the rate of production, and an evaluation of proposed hazards to the outdoor area and surrounding lives of the area of manufacturing.Read Article