Get Ready! Get Set! Get Fit! 5K Run/Walk and 1-mile Walk coming to Essex in September

Get Ready Get Set Get FitThe 12th Annual 2018 Get Ready! Get Set! Get Fit! 5K Run-Walk and 1 Mile Walk to support older adult health and fitness will be held on the campus of CCBC Essex next month.

The event will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 16, 2018.

Registration opens at 6:30 a.m. with health and fitness screenings and free massages starting at 7:30 a.m. The 5K race, which is professionally managed by Charm City Run, attracts participants of all ages who run and walk the course. Medals are given for the fastest three male and female 5K finishers overall, as well as the top three male and female runners in all age categories.

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The 1-Mile Fun Walk is open for younger and older participants. Door prizes, including a total of $500 in Fitness Pays Grand Prizes sponsored by Van Dyke and Bacon Shoes, will be awarded (must be present to win). The first 250 onsite participants receive a “swag bag” full of gifts.

The road closures will begin at 8 a.m., warm-up will begin at 8:15 a.m., and 5K will begin at 8:30 a.m.

CCBC Essex is located at 7201 Rossville Boulevard in Rosedale (21237).

For more information or to register, click here.

Suspect who led police on high-speed Essex chase identified

Christopher Anthony DenicolisThe man who stole a car from a woman at the Canton Car Wash in Nottingham on Friday afternoon, leading police on a pursuit that ended when he crashed into a car at the Sonic restaurant, and then into a BGE transformer, light pole, and traffic signal box at Rossville Boulevard and Kelso Drive has been identified.

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Christopher Anthony Denicolis, 38, of the 12400 block of Wolbert Way in Kingsville, has been charged with auto theft and grand theft.

Friday’s pursuit and crash led to traffic tie-ups and power outages in the Essex area.

Denicolis is currently being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Police pursuit ends in Essex crash

Police Chase. PursuitjpgUPDATE: The suspect in this case has been identified.

Original story below…

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Police in Baltimore County are on the scene of a Friday afternoon crash involving a stolen vehicle that struck a BGE transformer, a light pole, and a traffic signal box, leaving the area near Rossville Boulevard at Kelso Drive without power.

A woman who had just finished washing her white Dodge Journey at Canton Car Wash, 10051 Franklin Square Drive in Nottingham, 21236, called police at just after 1 p.m. after she stepped out of her vehicle and watched as a male suspect got in and drove off.

Officers saturated the area and soon spotted a vehicle matching the description, following it along with air support from Baltimore County, until it could be confirmed that it was the stolen Dodge.

The vehicle drove around the Nottingham area onto I-695 and onto Eastern Boulevard heading toward Baltimore City, then back onto I-695 into Essex at Route 702.

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Once the vehicle was confirmed to be the stolen Dodge, officers attempted to make a traffic stop, but the vehicle fled, ultimately driving back onto I-695 and exiting onto Pulaski Highway.

The vehicle fled into the parking lot of the Sonic Drive-In at 8733 Pulaski Highway, where it struck another vehicle, causing minor damage, and then fled back onto Rossville Boulevard. The driver attempted to turn left onto Kelso Drive when it left the roadway and drove up a slight embankment and overturned, striking a BGE transformer, a light pole, and the traffic signal box on the corner of Kelso Drive and Rossville Boulevard.

As downed wires were arcing, officers assisted the suspect out of the vehicle and placed him under arrest at just before 1:30 p.m.

The suspect, only identified as an adult male at this time, was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries, pending criminal and traffic related charges.

Rossville Boulevard partially shut down due to motorcycle crash

AmbulanceCrews are on the scene of a serious, Wednesday afternoon crash in Rosedale.

The crash reported at just before 4:15 p.m. at the intersection of Rossville Boulevard and Pulaski Highway.

The crash involved a motorcycle and injuries have been reported.

The northbound/westbound lanes of Rossville Boulevard have been shut down.

Motorists should use an alternate route.

Two injured in morning Fullerton crash

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Two people were injured in a Tuesday morning crash in the Fullerton area.

The crash occurred at just after 7 a.m. at the intersection of Belair Road and Rossville Boulevard.

Upon arriving at the scene, emergency personnel found that one of the two vehicles involved had rolled over onto its side.

The two people that were trapped in their vehicles were extricated and transported to the hospital, according to Baltimore County Breaking News.