The District Court handles misdemeanor offenses, such as DUIs, other traffic citations, trespassing, theft, and minor offenses involving possession of a controlled dangerous substance. More serious cases are referred to the Circuit Court.
All District Court cases are argued before a judge. If the defendant chooses to exercise his or her right to a jury trial, the case will be forwarded to the Circuit Court.
The District Court of Anne Arundel County consists of two courthouses located in Annapolis and Glen Burnie.
District Court - Glen Burnie, MD.