Crime, Police/Fire

Baltimore County man charged with sexual abuse of a minor

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday announced that a Baltimore County man is facing sexual abuse charges involving a minor. Neil Adleberg, 73, was indicted on the charges of sexual abuse of a minor, sexual solicitation of a minor, and two counts of second-degree rape and attempted second-degree rape in 2013 and 2014. Adleberg was the head …


Crime, Police/Fire

Man who raped woman in Loch Raven High School parking lot sentenced to 40 years in prison

TOWSON, MD—A 30-year-old man has been sentenced to forty years in prison after raping a woman in a parking lot at Loch Raven High School. Brandon Saunders was convicted back in November on charges of first-degree rape, first-degree assault, and kidnapping. At around 3:00 a.m. on July 28, 2019, a woman accepted a ride from what is commonly referred to …


Essex police officer sentenced to home detention in connection with 2019 rape

ESSEX, MD—A Baltimore County police officer was sentenced on Friday to home detention in connection with the 2019 rape of a 22-year-old woman. On August 20, 2021, Anthony Westerman, 27, was convicted of two counts of second-degree rape, third-degree sexual offense, fourth-degree sexual offense, and second-degree assault of a 22-year-old woman in connection with an incident that occurred in October …

30-year-old man convicted in connection with 2019 rape in Loch Raven High School parking lot

UPDATE: Saunders has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—A 30-year-old man has been convicted in connection with a 2019 rape that occurred in Baltimore County. Brandon Saunders, 30, was convicted by a jury this week on charges of first-degree rape, first-degree assault, and kidnapping. At around 3:00 a.m. on July 28, 2019, a …

Husband of former Perry Hall daycare owner charged with child abuse, rape

UPDATE 2: Police have confirmed that Biedenkapp’s body was found in Kingsville earlier this month. UPDATE: Police have confirmed that Biedenkapp Daycare was located in the Perry Hall area. Original story below… —— PERRY HALL, MD—Police in Baltimore County have charged a 54-year-old man with child abuse and rape. Detectives arrested Edward Biedenkapp after a child came forward alleging abuse. …

Police respond to Parkville home, arrest former youth pastor in connection with rape that occurred more than 30 years ago

PARKVILLE, MD—Police have arrested an Essex man in connection with a rape that allegedly occurred over 30 years. At just after 11 a.m. on February 25, 2021, officers responded to the 3000-block of Woodside Ave in Parkville (21234) for a call of a past sexual assault on a child. Responding officers met with the victim, an adult female, who advised …

Police seeking other victims after Middle River man charged with rape

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police in Baltimore County are searching for other possible victims after charging a 26-year-old man with rape. William Pervis McNeill, Jr., of the 500-block of Carrollwood Road (21220), is being held without bail on charges of second-degree rape, fourth-degree sex offense, and perverted practice after he sexually assaulted a man on October 22. McNeill met the victim by creating …

Seven Courts man sentenced to more than 33 years in prison on child pornography charges

CARNEY, MD—U.S. District Judge Stephanie A. Gallagher on Friday sentenced Thomas Michael Mannion, Jr., 46, of Carney/Nottingham, to 400 months in federal prison, followed by lifetime supervised release, for two counts of production of child pornography. Mannion previously admitted to engaging in sexually explicit conduct with two minor victims. Judge Gallagher also ordered that, upon his release from prison, Mannion …