People v. Weidner

Illinois Appellate Court
Criminal Court
Citation
Case Number: 
2014 IL App (5th) 130022
Decision Date: 
March 6, 2014
District: 
5th Dist.
Division/County: 
Clay Co.
Justice: 
CATES
Holding: 
Affirmed.
Defendant was convicted, after stipulated bench trial, of aggravated DUI. Defendant's blood was drawn in hospital by certified paramedic in presence of arresting state trooper. Paramedic testified that he used DUI kit provided by ISP, and that he followed instructions for blood draw and labeling. Adequate foundation was laid to show that blood samples were collected using proper medical technique, and thus court did not err in finding that evidence of Defendant's blood-alcohol concentration was admissible. at trial. (WELCH and STEWART, concurring.)