Clinton Criminal Lawyer
Clinton Maryland is an unincorporated census-designated place located near Washington DC in Prince George’s County. It borders Andres Airforce Base and has a population of approximately 40,000 people. Its also located next to Camp Springs, Melwood, and Rosaryville. Located about 20 miles from the center of Washington, DC, it’s a prime location for DUI and other traffic related arrests.
Police in Clinton
District 5 is located in Clinton.
6707 Groveton Dr
Clinton, MD 20735
Phone: (301) 856-3130
In addition to Clinton, District Five station services Accokeek, Rosaryville, Aquasco, Marlton, Brandywine, Croom as well as parts of Camp Springs and Upper Marlboro.
The closest Maryland State Police barracks to Clinton is located about 6.5 miles away in Forestville. There is another Maryland State Police barracks located in La Plata and another in college Park that are the next closest.
If you or a friend or loved one have been arrested in Maryland, one of the first steps is figuring out which station the police will take the arrested person for booking. A qualified Prince George’s County criminal and DUI defense lawyer can help determine where the booking may occur.
Criminal Charges in Clinton
Additionally, Prince George’s County police make arrests for the following crimes, among others, in Clinton:
Attorney Morgan E. Leigh has experience representing individuals charged with crimes in Prince George’s County. Any arrest can lead to potential jail time, loss of license, or other collateral consequences. Getting in touch with an experienced criminal defense lawyer in Maryland can make all the difference in your case.
Courthouses in Clinton
Prince George’s County Circuit Court
14735 Main St
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Phone: (301) 952-3318
There are also two District Courts with jurisdiction over Clinton at the following locations:
Prince George’s County District Court (05-02)
14735 Main Street, Suite 173B
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Phone: (301) 298-4000
Prince George’s County District Court (05-01)
4990 Rhode Island Avenue
Hyattsville, MD 20781
Phone: (301) 298-4200
Unlike some jurisdictions, a defendant arrested in Clinton could have a first trial at the District Court level. If the defendant loses the case, they have the opportunity to appeal it to the Circuit Court where the defendant gets a whole new trial. Therefore, when looking for a criminal or DUI defense lawyer in Clinton, its important to consider an attorney who has experience trying cases in both District and Circuit Court.
Attorney Morgan E. Leigh is an aggressive advocate who not only fights for her clients but also cares about them. She will fight to protect your rights, negotiate with the prosecutor, and seek out the best possible result. If you or someone you know has been arrested in Clinton, Prince George’s County, Maryland, contact Attorney Morgan E. Leigh today for a full case evaluation.