Criminal charges are nothing to take lightly. They carry harsh penalties and may mar your record for years to come. Nevertheless, not all charges are created equal. Felony charges significantly increase the exposure for jail time and large financial repercussions. As a result, an accused is urged to consult with an Upper Marlboro criminal defense lawyer to explain the situation.
A 40-year-old man is being held on murder charges and related offenses for the death of his landlord in District Heights. According to reports, neighbors called police around 6:45 p.m. after hearing a man allegedly crying for help. Prince George's County Police found a 42-year-old man suffering from multiple stab wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
From the very beginning, our country sought to provide and protect the rights of every citizen. One of the primary concerns early Americans had was the oppressive nature of law enforcement and criminal prosecution. Given the fact that a person's very freedom is at stake, no Upper Marlboro resident has to be punished without the opportunity to fully explain their side of the story.
A local Prince George's County police officer has been arrested for leaving the scene of an accident. According to reports, the man was off-duty in a personal vehicle when he allegedly struck another vehicle. No injuries occurred in the collision.