Prince George's County Criminal Division handles a variety of criminal cases, which fall within its jurisdiction in and around Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Almost all felony charges are heard at the Circuit Court level along with jury trials and appeals from the District Court. The District Court may be charged with handling lesser offenses and misdemeanors.
A Maryland murder suspect was arrested in another state this past week. According to the Prince George County Police, the man will be extradited to Upper Marlboro where he will face first degree-murder charges. The police believe the 23 year-old suspect, of Landover, shot and killed a 22 year-old after an argument near his home.