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ANTONIO ROBERT PEDZICH v. STATE OF MARYLAND

After a jury trial in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, Antonio Robert Pedzich was convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol and driving while impaired by alcohol. He was sentenced to incarceration for a term of 3 years for driving under the influence of alcohol and the remaining charge was merged for sentencing purposes. This timely appeal followed.

QUESTIONS PRESENTED

I. Did the circuit court err by denying appellant’s motion to dismiss based on a violation of his constitutional right to a speedy trial?

II. Were appellant’s federal and state constitutional rights of confrontation violated when the circuit court admitted into evidence appellant’s laboratory results, reflecting his blood alcohol concentration, but the persons who drew his blood and the analyst(s) who analyzed his blood did not testify at trial?

Read the unreported opinion.