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Prosecutor says some criminals probably escaped charges as DNA samples not recorded

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Milwaukee's chief prosecutor says at least some criminals in Wisconsin probably escaped charges because the DNA samples they were supposed to give to a state database never made it there.

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John Chisholm says he wants to find out who those criminals are, so he can get them into court before the statute of limitations runs out on their cases.

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says his department does not have DNA samples from 12,000 convicted felons.

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