Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina handles a very high number of the Misdemeanor Arrests and Felony Arrests that occur in Wake County, North Carolina.  There are three main branches of police enforcement which operate within Raleigh, North Carolina: Raleigh Police Department, Wake County Sheriffs Department, and the North Carolina Highway Patrol.  Each of these Departments can issue a Raleigh Traffic Ticket or effectuate an arrest for a Raleigh DWI Charge, Raleigh Misdemeanor Charge or a Raleigh Felony Charge.  Contact information for these Departments is as follows:

Raleigh Police Department
6716 Six Forks Rd. #100
Raleigh, NC 27615
(919) 996-3555
Wake County Sheriffs Department
330 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC 27602
(919) 856-6900
North Carolina Highway Patrol
512 N. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC 27603

(919) 733-7952

If arrested in Raleigh, North Carolina you can be processed at any of the aforementioned Department’s locations before being taken before a Magistrate.  The Magistrate is currently located at the Raleigh Public Safety Center located at:

330 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, North Carolina 27602
(919) 857-9103

The Magistrate will make a Bond determination regarding your case and either release you or hold you on a Bond.  If released, you will be free to leave from the Raleigh Public Safety Center.  If held, you will either remain at the Raleigh Public Safety Center, or at one of the two Annex Jails:

3400 Hammond Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27603
(919) 662-2800
1000 Rock Quarry Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27610
(919) 733-7988

All court dates to follow your Raleigh arrest will take place at the Wake County Courthouse across the street from the Raleigh Public Safety Center.  The Address is as follows:

316 Fayetteville St.
Raleigh, NC 27601
(919) 792-4901

If you are in need of a Raleigh Criminal Lawyer, Raleigh DWI Lawyer or Raleigh Traffic Lawyer, contact the Matheson Law Office today at 919-335-5291 for your FREE CONSULTATION!

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