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People of New York v Nahkiem Fields

DNA connects illegal gun to criminal

Crime A handgun was used in the commission of a crime.
Evidence Swabs were taken from two guns.
DNA The Schenectady County crime lab produced DNA data from the guns.
Match Due to the low levels of DNA, the lab was unable to draw conclusions from the DNA.
TrueAllele On the same DNA data, the computer connected Nahkiem Fields to one gun with a match statistic of 131 thousand.
Cybergenetics    Cybergenetics Dr. Mark Perlin testified in court about the computer's results.
Outcome Fields was sentenced to 12 years for weapons violation and assault.