Category Archives: Citation Charges

What happens after I receive a Possession of Marijuana Citation in Maryland?

So, unfortunately someone in Maryland was accused by the police of possessing a small amount of marijuana and issued a citation for Possession of Marijuana by the officer. The officer didn’t arrest the accused, the accused never saw a commissioner, and the officer may not have said much else other than “you’ll receive notice to […]

What is a Citation for Marijuana Possession in Maryland?

I have noticed recently that the majority of persons charged solely with possession of small amounts of marijuana in Prince George’s County are being charged through citation, not arrest. This is not unique to Prince George’s County, and is happening more and more frequently throughout the urban Maryland counties in the D.C./Baltimore area. In 2012, […]