Rockville Criminal Lawyer

Rockville, Maryland is the county seat for Montgomery County and the neighboring county that borders Washington, DC. Highway 270 runs through Rockville where Maryland police aggressively enforce traffic and DUI crimes. The population of Rockville is estimated about 70,000 people. Many individuals who live in Rockville commute into Washington, DC for work. However, Rockville itself is home to numerous biotechnology and software companies. In addition, several federal government institutions are located in Rockville.

Police in Rockville

Like other cities in Montgomery County, the main police agency making arrests in Rockville is the Montgomery County Police Department (“MCPD”). Its Rockville station is located at:
First District Station
100 Edison Park Drive
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878
Phone: (240) 773-6070

The First District Station is actually located in neighboring Gaithersburg in between Highway 270 and 28 near the Montgomery County Public Safety Memorial.

In addition, Rockville has a local city police force. The Rockville City Police Department makes arrest and has jurisdiction in Rockville. Its located at:

Rockville City Police Department

2 W. Montgomery Ave
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: (240) 314-8900
Email [email protected]

The Rockville City Police Department is located near the Rockville Town Square off W. Montgomery Avenue near the Beall-Dawson Museum. The closest Metro station to the police department is the Rockville Metro station on the Red line.

If you or a friend or loved one are arrested in Rockville, you may not be sure where the police take the person for processing. Contacting an experienced Rockville criminal defense lawyer can likely help you track down your friend or loved one.

Finally, the Maryland State Police have a barracks in Rockville:

Barrack N – Rockville

7915 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD 20854
Phone: 301-424-2101
Email: [email protected]

Criminal Charges in Rockville

Rockville is a decent size population center with lots of restaurants and bars making it an ideal place for police to enforce DUI and traffic stops. In particular, many Rockville residents work in the District of Columbia and have long commutes coming to and from work. It is common for police to make arrests in Rockville for a variety of criminal offenses including:
Attorney Morgan E. Leigh is an aggressive defense lawyer with experience defending folks who have been arrested in Rockville. She is an aggressive advocate who will fight to ensure your rights are protected.

Rockville Courthouses

The State of Maryland divides its trial courts by county. Within each county, there is a District Court and Circuit Court. Most cases originate in District Court except serious felonies. There is one Circuit Court for Montgomery County:
There is also a District Court located in Rockville as well:
Prince George’s County District Court (05-02)

14735 Main Street, Suite 173B
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Phone: (301) 298-4000

Finally, there is a second District Court for Montgomery County located in Silver Spring:
Prince George’s County District Court (05-01)

4990 Rhode Island Avenue
Hyattsville, MD 20781
Phone: (301) 298-4200

A typical criminal case, like a DUI, in Montgomery County, will originate in District Court. In District Court, the defendant can have a trial before a Judge. The judge will both determine what facts it believes (as the fact finder) and apply those facts to the law in making a decision about whether the defendant is guilty or not guilty.

If the defendant loses at District Court, she can appeal to Circuit Court and get a new trial. The trial in Circuit Court will be held in front of a jury. In a jury trial, it’s the members of the community on the jury who determine whether the defendant is guilty or not guilty. The judge instructs the jury on the law.

Criminal Charges in Rockville

Rockville is a decent size population center with lots of restaurants and bars making it an ideal place for police to enforce DUI and traffic stops. In particular, many Rockville residents work in the District of Columbia and have long commutes coming to and from work. It is common for police to make arrests in Rockville for a variety of criminal offenses including: