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GARY L. SMITH, v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Freedom to leave police

This appeal arises from the conviction of Appellant, Gary Smith, in the Circuit Court for Washington County for (1) driving while impaired by a controlled dangerous substance and (2) driving while impaired by drugs or drugs and alcohol. Prior to trial, Smith moved to suppress all evidence obtained after his seizure, which he argued, was unlawful. The motion was denied. At the close of the State’s case, Smith moved unsuccessfully for acquittal based on insufficiency of evidence. Smith argued the State failed to present any evidence that methadone caused his impairment.

Smith brings this timely appeal and presents the following questions for our review: 1. Did the court err in denying Smith’s motion to suppress? 2. Did the court err in denying Smith’s motion for acquittal?

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