Affirms trial judge’s conclusion that poor county road conditions made driving left-of-center necessary so that officer did not have a reasonable suspicion for stopping motorist driving on the left.
Presence of defendant’s DNA on an object at the crime scene, standing alone, was insufficient to prove he committed the offense.
When defendant pled guilty to reckless homicide based on death of the driver of the vehicle defendant crashed into, the deceased driver’s passenger was a “victim” for whom trial court properly ordered restitution payment of medical expenses.
Rejects argument that “the natural metabolization of alcohol in the bloodstream presents a per se exigency that justifies an exception to the Fourth Amendment’s warrant requirement for nonconsensual blood testing in all drunk-driving cases,” and holds instead “that exigency in this context must be determined case by case based on the totality of the circumstances.”
There is no Due Process right to access lost or destroyed evidence, here DNA evidence, during post-conviction proceedings.