Crime, Police/Fire

Deceased person found at Gunpowder Falls State Park identified as man charged in Perry Hall daycare sex abuse case

PERRY HALL, MD—Authorities have identified the body that was found at Gunpowder Falls State Park earlier this month. On Monday, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police confirmed to NottinghamMD.com that the deceased has been identified as 54-year-old Edward Biedenkapp Jr. On October 1, Biedenkapp was charged with child abuse and rape after a child came forward alleging abuse. Biedenkapp’s wife …


Police/Fire

Police: Body found at Gunpowder Falls State Park

UPDATE: Police confirm that the deceased has been identified as Edward Biedenkapp Jr., the man charged in connection with a Perry Hall daycare abuse case. Original story below… —— KINGSVILLE, MD—Police are on the scene after a dead body was found at Gunpowder Falls State Park on Monday morning. A police spokesperson tells NottinghamMD.com that at around 9:15 a.m., officers …


Jericho Road Covered Bridge to be closed for graffiti removal, maintenance

UPDATE: Per Councilman David Marks, the bridge will also be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, May 24th and Tuesday, May 25th for maintenance. Councilman Marks has alerted the Greater Kingsville Civic Association and the Friends of Jerusalem Mill. Original story below… —— KINGSVILLE, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Public Works will be closing the Jericho Road …

Police seek to identify vehicle in fatal Pulaski Highway hit-and-run, reward offered [PHOTO]

JOPPA, MD—Police in Baltimore County are seeking the public’s help in identifying the vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred on Pulaski Highway. At just after 7:15 p.m. on February 28, Alexandra Justine Angel, 26, of the 12300-block of Pulaski Highway, was walking eastbound on Route 40 in the area of the Little Gunpowder Falls when she was …

Councilman Marks votes for nearly $100 budget million in cuts over 2 years

TOWSON, MD—At Friday morning’s meeting of the Baltimore County Council, Councilman David Marks voted to cut $59 million from the proposed Fiscal Year 2021 budget. Combined with his vote last year, Councilman Marks has supported cutting nearly $100 million from the budget over the past two years. “This year, I supported nearly $60 million in cuts to bring our county …

Councilman Marks secures funding for parking at Seven Oaks Senior Center, waterways, and Fullerton fire station

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Tuesday that the proposed Fiscal Year 2021 county budget includes funding to design and expand parking at Seven Oaks Senior Center in Perry Hall. The senior center is one of the busiest in northeastern Baltimore County, sharing an entrance with Seven Oaks Elementary School. Parking is often difficult. Members have advocated …

Jericho Road bridge to close later this week for maintenance

KINGSVILLE, MD—The Department of Public Works will be closing the Jericho Road covered bridge over Little Gunpowder Falls later this week. The bridge on the Baltimore County/Harford County line will close on Friday, April 10 for maintenance. The closure will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and should take only one day for completion, according to a news release …

Following Mountain Christian controversy, MDE enacts downstream notifications

KINGSVILLE, MD—When Mountain Christian Church unveiled a plan to create a new wastewater management facility on its property last year, which would have resulted in “potable effluent” being discharged into the Little Gunpower Falls, many Kingsville residents, and even some Baltimore County elected officials, were surprised that no one had notified them. That is about to change, according to Councilman …