The Baltimore Sun reported that on July 11, 2014, Baltimore Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.
ESPN is also reporting from the Baltimore Sun that police were called to the Green Turtle in Towson, Maryland. The Green Turtle is a bar and restaurant that is now a franchise in Maryland, the original location opened in Ocean City, Md. When police arrived, the found Smith in the bathroom with an uncoisiouse woman. Medical personel were called and when they arrived, Smith would not allow them to treat the woman. Smith was directed to step outside of the bathroom and when he made a scene, he was arrested for disorderly conduct.
Baltimore Maryland criminal defense attorney G. Randolph Rice Jr., explains the crime of disorderly conduct in Maryland.
Q: What does disorderly conduct mean in Maryland?
A: Disorderly conduct is defined in Maryland under Maryland Criminal Code 10-201. The portion of the code that makes behavior a crime states:
(c) Prohibited. (2) A person may not willfully act in a disorderly manner that disturbs the public peace.
Q: What is the penalty for disorderly conduct in Maryland?
A: In Maryland, the maximum penalty for disorderly conduct is imprisonment not exceeding 60 days or a fine not exceeding $ 500 or both.
Q: Is disorderly conduct a misdemeanor or felony in Maryland?
A: In Maryland, disorderly conduct is classified as a misdemeanor in Maryland.
Q: What do I do if charged with disorderly conduct in Maryland?
A: Contact the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC, at 410-288-2900. Attorney Randolph Rice defends clients charged with crimes in:
Anne Arundel County;
Ocean City, Maryland.
Attorney Randolph Rice is a Maryland criminal defense attorney that represents individuals charged with disorderly conduct in Maryland.
If Jimmy Smith was charged by citation, he will receive a must appear notice in the mail for a court date in Towson Maryland in the District Court of Maryland for Baltimore County.
Contact the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC for immediate legal help, 410-288-2900.