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What Is A Maryland Criminal Record?

Every time a person is involved with law enforcement in Maryland and other states, the government agency creates a report of the accident. The details are used to assist state and federal courthouses and law enforcement if future assurances happen. In the record such items like the person’s name and any aliases used by the person, address, offense type, hair color, fingerprints, or any identifying marks. These records can be used to see any arrests or charges, and whether a guilty or not guilty was pronounced.

Maryland Arrest and Criminal Records at the state level.

Using court records for criminal checks: Maryland offers a statewide free docket search at http://casesearch.courts.state.md.us/casesearch/inquiry-index.jsp (trial court includes criminal, traffic, and civil cases). A county by county search is also available to directly search local court databases. (See county records information below)
Statewide criminal history checks: There’s no statewide system for criminal history checking online but requests can be made via email. See https://www.dpscs.state.md.us/publicservs/bgchecks.shtml
Inmate Locator: (Prison Records in Maryland): http://dpscs.maryland.gov/services/inmate-locator.shtml
Sex Offender Lookup: http://www.dpscs.state.md.us/sorSearch/search.do (SOR Search via Department of Public Safety and Corrections)

Maryland Criminal Records at the county level.

Montgomery County – Rockville
Circuit Court (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $30,000, Family, Juvenile)
240-777-9467
50 Maryland Ave, Rm 3200 Rockville, MD 20850
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Free Criminal Record Check Online – http://casesearch.courts.state.md.us/casesearch//inquiry-index.jsp
District Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $30,000, Eviction, Small Claims)
301-563-8500
8552 Second Ave Silver Spring, MD 20910
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – http://casesearch.courts.state.md.us/casesearch//inquiry-index.jsp
Rockville District Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $30,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic)
301-563-8800
191 E Jefferson St Rockville, MD 20850
Ways to Search: Online, In person, Mail.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – http://casesearch.courts.state.md.us/casesearch//inquiry-index.jsp
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
Daily Jail Arrest Records – https://data.montgomerycountymd.gov/Public-Safety/Daily-Arrests/xhwt-7h2h
Active Warrants – https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/pol/resource/warrants.html

Prince George’s County – Upper Marlboro
7th Judicial Circuit Court (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $30,000, Family, Juvenile)
301-952-4560
14735 Main St Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Ways to Search: Online, In person, Phone.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – http://casesearch.courts.state.md.us/casesearch/
District Court (Misdemeanor, Eviction, Small Claims)
301-298-4200
4990 Rhode Island Avenue Hyattsville, MD 20781-2008
Ways to Search: Online.
Terminals for Public: No
Criminal Record Check Online – http://casesearch.courts.state.md.us/casesearch//inquiry-index.jsp
District Court – (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $30,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic)
301-298-4000
14735 Main St, Rm 173B Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – http://casesearch.courts.state.md.us/casesearch//inquiry-index.jsp
Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office
Most Wanted – https://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/697/Most-Wanted

Baltimore County – Towson
3rd Judicial Circuit Court (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $30,000, Family, Juvenile)
410-887-2601
PO Box 6754 Towson, MD 21285
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Free Criminal Record Check Online – http://casesearch.courts.state.md.us/casesearch//inquiry-index.jsp
Circuit Court Daily Docket – https://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/circuit/dailydocket/index.html
District Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $30,000, Eviction, Small Claims)
410-512-2000
120 E Chesapeake Ave Towson, MD 21286-5307
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Free Criminal Record Check Online – http://casesearch.courts.state.md.us/casesearch//inquiry-index.jsp

Baltimore City – Baltimore City
8th Judicial Circuit Court (Felony, Misdemeanor)
410-333-3722
110 N Calvert St Baltimore, MD 21202
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – http://casesearch.courts.state.md.us/casesearch//inquiry-index.jsp
District Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $30,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic)
410-878-8300
700 E. Patapsco Avenue Baltimore, MD 21225
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: No
Criminal Record Check Online – http://casesearch.courts.state.md.us/casesearch//inquiry-index.jsp
Central Booking District Court (Misdemeanor, Traffic)
410-545-8294
300 E. Madison Street Baltimore, MD 21202
Ways to Search: Online, In person, Mail.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – http://casesearch.courts.state.md.us/casesearch//inquiry-index.jsp
Eastside District Court (Misdemeanor, Traffic)
410-878-8500
1400 E North Ave Baltimore, MD 21213
Ways to Search: Online, In person, Mail.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – http://casesearch.courts.state.md.us/casesearch//inquiry-index.jsp
Baltimore Police Department
Wanted List – https://www.baltimorepolice.org/news/wanted-list
Baltimore Crime Map – https://www.baltimorepolice.org/crime-stats/crime-map-data-stats
Accident and Incident Reports – https://www.baltimorepolice.org/obtain-police-report
Police Records – https://www.baltimorepolice.org/transparency/maryland-public-information-act

Anne Arundel County – Annapolis
5th Judicial Circuit Court (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $25,000, Family, Juvenile)
410-222-1397
8 Church Circle Annapolis, MD 21401
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – Same as state links above.
District Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $30,000, Eviction, Small Claims)
410-260-1370
251 Rowe Blvd, #141 Annapolis, MD 21401-1586
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – Same as state links above.
District Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $30,000, Eviction, Small Claims)
410-260-1800
7500 Gov. Ritchie Highway Glen Burnie, MD 21061-3756
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – Same as state links above.

Howard County – Ellicott City
5th Judicial Circuit Court (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $30,000, Family, Juvenile)
410-313-2111
8360 Court Ave Ellicott City, MD 21043
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – Same as state links above.
District Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $30,000, Eviction, Small Claims)
410-480-7700
3451 Courthouse Dr Ellicott City, MD 21043
Ways to Search: Online, In person, Mail.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – Same as state links above.

Harford County – Bel Air
3rd Judicial Circuit (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $30,000, Family, Juvenile)
410-638-3426
20 W Courtland St Bel Air, MD 21014
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – Same as state links above.
District Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $30,000, Eviction, Small Claims)
410-836-4545
2 S Bond St, Ste 100 Bel Air, MD 21014-3737
Ways to Search: Online, In person, mail.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – Same as state links above.
Harford County Sheriff’s Office
Request for Public Information – https://harfordsheriff.org/services/pia/
Most Wanted – https://harfordsheriff.org/wanted/10-most-wanted/

Frederick County – Frederick
6th Judicial Circuit Court (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $25,000, Family, Juvenile)
301-600-1976
100 W Patrick St Frederick, MD 21701
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – Same as state links above.
District Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $30,000, Eviction, Small Claims)
301-600-2000
100 W Patrick St Frederick, MD 21701-5548
Ways to Search: Online, In person, Mail, Phone.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – Same as state links above.

Carroll County – Westminster
Judicial Circuit Court (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $25,000, Family, Juvenile)
410-386-8710
55 N Court St Westminster, MD 21157-5155
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – Same as state links above.
District Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $30,000, Eviction, Small Claims)
410-871-3500
101 N Court St Westminster, MD 21157-5156
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – Same as state links above.
Carroll County Sheriff’s Office
Accident and Criminal Offence Reports – https://sheriff.carrollcountymd.gov/reports.html

Charles County – La Plata
Circuit Court for Charles County (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $25,000, Family, Juvenile)
301-932-3201
200 Charles Street La Plata, MD 20646
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – Same as state links above.
District Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $30,000, Eviction, Small Claims)
301-934-5110
11 Washington Ave La Plata, MD 20646
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – Same as state links above.
Charles County Sheriff’s Office
Most Wanted – https://www.ccso.us/crime/most-wanted/
Fingerprinting Services – https://www.ccso.us/fingerprinting/

Washington County – Hagerstown
Washington County Circuit Court (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $25,000, Family, Juvenile)
301-790-7941
24 Summit Ave Hagerstown, MD 21741
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – Same as state links above.
District Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $30,000, Eviction, Small Claims)
240-420-4600
36 W Antietam St Hagerstown, MD 21740-5524
Ways to Search: Online, In person, Mail, Phone.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – Same as state links above.

Saint Mary’s County – Leonardtown
7th Judicial Circuit Court (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $30,000, Family, Juvenile)
301-475-7844
41605 Courthouse Dr Leonardtown, MD 20650
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – Same as state links above.
District Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $30,000, Eviction, Small Claims)
301-880-2700
23110 Leonard Hall Dr Leonardtown, MD 20650
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – Same as state links above.
St Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office
Fingerprinting services – https://www.firstsheriff.com/fingerprinting.asp
Police Reports – https://www.firstsheriff.com/policereport.asp

Cecil County – Elkton
2nd Judicial Circuit Court (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $25,000, Family, Juvenile)
410-996-1021
129 E Main St Elkton, MD 21921-5943
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – Same as state links above.
District Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $30,000, Eviction, Small Claims)
410-996-2700
170 E Main St Elkton, MD 21921
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – Same as state links above.

Wicomico County – Salisbury
1st Judicial Circuit Court (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $25,000, Family, Juvenile)
410-543-6551
101 North Division Street – Room 105 Salisbury, MD 21801
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – Same as state links above.
District Court (Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $30,000, Eviction, Small Claims)
410-713-3500
201 Baptist St Salisbury, MD 21801
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – Same as state links above.

Crimes Which Show up on Maryland Arrest Records

Drug-Related Crimes in Maryland
Drug crime is an all-purpose expression put into practice to convey a number of transgressions encompassing controlled substances. The legislation associated with illegitimate possession, use, distribution or production of particular substances, which includes cocaine, heroin, cannabis, and amphetamines, is governed by each particular state and the federal government. Such rules were developed with the objective of decreasing rates of banned substance use and associated unlawful activity.

Larceny / Theft in Maryland
If somebody takes something which isn’t theirs, it can be defined in several different terms like larceny, petty theft, and grand theft. The area where you reside and also the factors of the crime determine what label it gets. Typically, theft is a common crime because it involves taking property that belongs to someone else with the express aim of keeping it.

Burglary in Maryland
Many people frequently reference burglary as either “breaking and entering” or “housebreaking.” In order to commit a burglary, a person must actually enter a property or building without authorization and possess the objective of enacting a criminal offense once they’re inside. The crime which takes place in the home or building usually includes some type of thievery.

Robbery in Maryland
Any time thievery coincides with an aggressive act, then it’s charged as a robbery. More often than not, there exists an unwilling recipient involved who suffered or was confronted with distress. The charge will be modified to an armed or aggravated robbery whenever a weapon is employed. Weapon groups can be a handgun, knife, or whatever else deemed as causing physical harm.

Assault/Battery in Maryland
The following crimes are classified as relating to intentional injury on one individual by another. Furthermore, other criminal offenses linked to bodily injury, or the threat of harm, are often regarded as assault or battery and in some cases both.

DWI/DUI in Maryland
Receiving a DUI means that someone is making use of a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. This is also sometimes called DWI, which is an acronym for driving while intoxicated, or OWI for operating while intoxicated. The possibility of these charges assists to keep the roadways safe by restricting the number of alcohol that motorists can consume before they operate a motor vehicle. If somebody is convicted of a DUI, they can anticipate being given considerable fines to stop future offenses.

Disorderly Conduct in Maryland
Disorderly conduct can happen when someone directly disturbs the peace. One example is when an individual disturbs a sleeping neighborhood or open public assembly purposely. Indirectly, it can also include things like fights that take place in the general public. Having said that, it does not apply to someone who is attacked and then protects themself. Generally in most jurisdictions, the act of public drunkenness is punished likewise.

Criminal Traffic Violations in Maryland
When using an automobile inadequately, an individual can face legal traffic charges. Cases of destructive intent can result in time in jail. Trucks and cars can be a lethal weapon when they are not used correctly or with malicious intent. Less egregious wrongdoings are frequently charged as a misdemeanor and will not require a long trial.

Fraud in Maryland
The term ‘fraud’ applies to criminal actions involving the purposeful acquirement of something of value, particularly money or property, by means of distortion of knowledge. Most cases of fraudulence take place in the housing industry, identity theft, stock market or through misrepresentation of tax and healthcare claims with the objective of attaining unwarranted government aid.

Vandalism in Maryland
If somebody ruins or damages a piece of property that belongs to someone else or to the public, it is deemed vandalism. Some acts of vandalism can be significantly less offensive for example deliberately defacing a library book, while others can include acts like spraying graffiti on a business front.

Types of Maryland Arrest Records

Maryland Infractions Records
Maryland infractions tend to be the least extreme offenses within our judicial system. When faced with an infraction, you do not face jail or probation, and often will nonetheless be assessed a fine. A large number of people in Maryland will be declared guilty of infractions in their lives. As an example, neglecting to wear a seatbelt, not stopping at a stop sign, parking in a spot where the meter has expired, and also in some scenarios disturbing the peace, are all illustrations of typical infractions.

Maryland Misdemeanor Arrest
Most minor transgressions in Maryland are taken care of with a citation. If a criminal offense is more severe but is not on the felony level, then it’s given a misdemeanor charge. A misdemeanor is made for moderate offenses that come with less severe punishments in contrast to those of a felony. The main difference between the two boils down to time in jail for most states. Any scenario that bears up to a year of jail time is given a misdemeanor classification, and something more than a year will likely be classified as a felony.

Maryland Felony Arrest
Felonies are offenses of the utmost severity. These sorts of crimes routinely involve substantial bodily trauma or a threat to hurt somebody. Alternative crimes that could fall under ‘felony arrest’ include white-collar illegal activity and fraudulence schemes. Certain misdemeanors may be raised to felony levels after repeat violations.

Maryland Juvenile Arrest
While a good many teens and kids make unwise decisions, there are many that commit serious legal violations. In an effort to give them the best start as adults, their criminal conviction records aren’t as simple to get into and are generally confidential except for specific individuals and institutions.

Maryland Arrest Warrant
A judge may order law enforcement officials to arrest and jail an individual accused of a criminal offense by signing an arrest warrant. It is occasionally called a warrant of arrest. Prior to issuing an arrest warrant, an official of the law or an alleged victim has to deliver a sworn record proclaiming that the individual accused has committed a criminal offense.

Difference Between Prison vs Jail Arrests in Maryland
Jail is a location in which an individual is placed while they’re awaiting trial. Conversely, it is also used as a place to accommodate those who have perpetrated moderate offenses. A prison, conversely, is a place where individuals who’ve committed severe crimes are sent for rehabilitation. These stays are for longer than a year, and for crimes which are felony levels.

Expungement of Records in Maryland see https://www.courts.state.md.us/sites/default/files/import/accesstojustice/pdfs/04redexpungementbrochure2015.pdf
The expungement of criminal history records necessitates the permanent sealing or erasure of information surrounding a record. When an expungement has happened, individuals who have previously been charged, or who have been convicted of a crime, generally aren’t expected to reveal their record. For instance, career seekers and people searching for lodging will not be expected to reveal an expunged criminal record.

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