Waldorf Criminal Lawyer

Waldorf Criminal LawyerIf you have been arrested or cited for any crime in Waldorf or the surrounding Charles County communities contact the criminal lawyers at The Herbst Firm for a free consultation.  Our defense lawyers are available 24 hours a day to discuss your case, and we are standing by for the opportunity to take on the police, prosecutors, and even the judges to achieve the best possible outcome in your case.  We serve all southern Maryland communities and will travel to meet you to wherever is convenient.  As the largest city in the County, it is the center of focus for law enforcement and the area where most of the county’s arrests take place.  Arrests in the county are primarily carried out by the Sheriff’s Department, but the State Police also have a countywide presence.  If you have been charged with a crime or investigated for a crime here, chances are that it was by the Sheriff’s Department.  

The Sheriff has numerous special divisions that are responsible for investigating certain crimes.  The largest of these divisions is the narcotics enforcement section.  The narcotics enforcement section of the Charles County Sheriff is responsible for most of the drug arrests in Waldorf.  This section includes the major narcotics unit and the street enforcement unit.  The major narcotics unit handles more complex and large scale drug trafficking investigations.  In 2011 this unit closed two major drug operations that resulted in the seizure of over $300,000 worth of marijuana and cocaine, and numerous handguns.  Another Waldorf drug bust resulted in the seizure of close to $80,0000 worth of heroin.  Most of the people arrested in these busts were undoubtedly charged with drug distribution and drug trafficking.  The street narcotics unit deals with smaller operations and conducts numerous undercover buy bust operations, which result in arrests for crimes such as marijuana possession and cocaine possession.  The street narcotics unit also makes numerous arrests for possession of drugs with intent to distribute, and drug sale.

The Charles County Sheriff also has a firearms tracking unit, which conducts firearms possession hearings and investigations.  This unit is responsible for recovering over 200 illegally possessed firearms, some of which were possessed by Waldorf gun owners that lost their right to possess a firearm due to a domestic violence protective order.  Other special units include the financial crimes unit, which is responsible for identity theft, forgery, and fraud.  In 2011 the financial crimes unit made 86 arrests.  The Sheriff’s special victims unit investigates most sex crimes including sexual assault, child abuse, and child pornography.  This unit also conducts investigations to determine whether registered sex offenders in and around the city are in compliance.  Other key units of the Sheriff’s Office include the robbery unit, and the major crimes unit, which investigates shootings and homicide cases.

The Waldorf criminal lawyers at The Herbst Firm handle all types of criminal cases from drug possession and theft to violent crimes such as robbery and assault.  Regardless of whether you have been arrested, cited, or are being investigated for a crime our defense lawyers are available to offer a consultation.  Call the Firm, and do not gamble with your future by showing up to court without an experienced and skilled lawyer.
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