• Connecticut Appellate Court
  • Bear, J.
Sufficient evidence established the elements of the defendant's guilt of interference with a search beyond a reasonable doubt when the jury reasonably could have found that, based on the evidence, the defendant intentionally acted forcibly to resist, oppose, impede and interfere with detectives and officers when they attempted to obtain a DNA sample from the inside of his cheeks by struggling with them, flailing his arms and legs and otherwise physically resisting their efforts, including clenching his jaws shut.