The Criminal Division handles all types of criminal cases which include but is not limited to felony, misdemeanor and traffic charges.
A felony is a criminal offense that is punishable under Florida laws (or that would be punishable if committed in Florida) by death or imprisonment in a state penitentiary.
Felony charges include, but are not limited to:
Aggravated Child Abuse
Forgery and Uttering
Misdemeanors are violations of the law that are less serious than felony offenses. They are punishable by a fine, probation, and/or imprisonment in the county jail for not more than one year. Misdemeanor offenses include:
Battery (Domestic Violence)
Possession of Marijuana and Marijuana Paraphernalia
Prostitution Related charges
Resisting Arrest Without Violence
Ordinance violation cases are punishable by a fine or a civil penalty.