Friday, April 12, 2013
If this dog isn't found the person who was bit will have to get treated for rabies.
The Carroll County Health Department is asking area residents to help find a dog that bit a person on Appaloosa Way and Suffolk Road in Finksburg on April 9. The dog was described as being a well groomed pitbull with a brown and white coat. The dog was being walked with two other dogs when the incident occurred, according to a health department news release. The health department said it is likely that the victim will be treated with a series of expensive post-exposure rabies shots if the dog is not identified and verified to be in good health by the morning of April 19. If you have any information that may help locate this dog or its owner, please contact the Carroll County Health Department at (410) 876-1884 or the Carroll County Humane …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
This week's featured piece of high-end real estate in Carroll County was built in the 18th century.
This Finksburg estate offers prestige, history and 45 acres of land to roam. Built in 1765, this seven-bedroom, five-bathroom estate is currently on the market for $2,889,000, according to AOL real estate listings. The home, located at 3251 Gamber Rd., is "emblematic of the Anglo-American gentry farm" according to the listing. It has been restored and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Learn more about the history of the property on the Maryland Historic Trust website. The listing has been on the market for more than 1,300 days. Interested? Learn more about the property. Other recently featured dream homes:
Thursday, January 10, 2013
County planning staff will attend the meeting to discuss the Finksburg Corridor Plan and to answer questions.
An informational meeting will be held on Jan. 14 to discuss plans for the Route 140 corridor in Finksburg. The Finksburg community is invited to an informational meeting on proposed modifications to the Draft Finksburg Corridor Plan, a document that sets goals and guides development along the eastern portion of the Maryland Route 140 corridor in Carroll County. An initial draft of the Finksburg Corridor Plan was issued for public review in April 2009. Since then, the plan has been scrutinized by the Planning Commission, the public, the board of Carroll County Commissioners and the Planning and Zoning Commission, according to the Carroll County government website. On February 15, 2011, the Board of County Commissioners voted to reject the …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Police said they found no visible signs of trauma to the body.
Police have identified the body of a man who was found along Patapsco Road in Finksburg Tuesday morning as Justin A. Ogle, 20, of the 6100-block of Lori Lane, Elkridge, Md. At about 7 a.m. today, a jogger was running along Patapsco Road, just east of Bethel Road, when she saw the body of a man lying on the bank between the roadway and a pasture, according to police. She contacted a nearby resident who called 911. Sheriff’s deputies secured the area and contacted criminal investigators. Ogle was pronounced dead at the scene police said. Investigators from the Maryland State Police Homicide Unit, the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, and the Carroll County State’s Attorney’s Office responded to the scene. Crime scene technicians from …
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
The robbery occurred on Dec. 23 in Finksburg.
The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office released photos to help find information about a man who robbed the 7-Eleven convenience store in Finksburg on Dec. 23. The suspect fled the scene of the convenience store located in the 2100 block of Sandymount Road in Finksburg in December with an undisclosed amount of money, according to a press release. The suspect, described as an approximately 6-foot tall black male of medium build entered the convenience store just after 7 p.m. wearing a dark colored ski mask, dark jacket, dark pants and white tennis shoes, according to the Sheriff's Office. With his hands covered by dark gloves, the suspect leaned across the counter and pointed, demanding money. Feeling threatened, the cashier provided the …
Monday, December 12, 2011
Last week a fuel tanker overturned on Rt. 140 and leaked 8,000 gallons of fuel.
On Wednesday, Dec. 7 a traffic accident at Rt. 140 and Bethel Road resulted in two men being sent to the Maryland Shock Trauma center and 8,000 gallons of fuel leaking from an overturned tanker. Carl Frock, Jr. 79, was driving a Buick passenger vehicle when he attempted to turn left off Rt. 140 on Bethel Road in Finksburg. He was broadsided by a fuel tanker, driven by Richard Donald Ecker of Taneytown, driving east on Rt. 140. Ecker attempted to steer right to avoid the Buick. He hit the Buick and then the tanker he was driving overturned and came to rest in the Royal Farms parking lot. According to Maryland State Police Lieutenant Jim DeWees the driver of the overturned tanker was released from Maryland Shock Trauma within a day of the …
Monday, November 21, 2011
The thefts occurred overnight on Nov. 12.
A Finksburg man was charged yesterday afternoon for stealing from several unlocked vehicles parked at private homes in the Finksburg area, according to a press release. Cody David Pierce, 22, was charged with theft, fourth degree burglary, and "rogue and vagabond," for the theft of cash, jewelry, electronics and other valuables taken from several unlocked vehicles, according to the release. At least eight residents along Turnberry Court and Lawndale Road in Finksburg reported thefts from their vehicles overnight on Nov. 12 and into the early morning of Nov. 13. Sheriff’s deputies were led to Pierce after witnesses reported his vehicle speeding away from where deputies found a wallet belonging to a Finksburg victim along a remote New …
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
The fire marshal continues to investigate the cause of the explosion.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Kym Byrnes
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Deputy State Fire Marshals are investigating the cause of an explosion in a home in the 2000 block of Piedmont Hollow Drive in Finksburg Aug. 16 which injured two adults and a juvenile. The three were injured when a small explosion occurred inside the home during a family celebration. There appears to have been no criminal involvement in the explosion, however investigators continue to probe its source, according to a news release. The incident occurred in the first floor dining room and the damage was limited to that area according to the news release. There was a small fire from the explosion, it was quickly extinguished by residents. The 43-year-old male homeowner sustained burns to his face and arm and was transported to Bayview Burn …