Sunday, August 14 2022

A Message From Burlington County Prosecutor Bradshaw

Welcome to the official website of the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office. The members of our Office are honored to serve all of the residents of Burlington County. We are committed to prosecuting individuals who commit crimes, and to treating victims with compassion, respect and sensitivity. We place the highest value on seeking justice in each case we handle, through professionalism in all aspects of our work.

We are excited to keep our fellow residents informed about our efforts to investigate and prosecute crimes in Burlington County, as well as about our Office, our initiatives, our work with crime victims, and our community engagement activities.

We invite you to explore the various sections of our website, and to return often for updated information.

 

 

Recent News

Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Riverside Township Police Chief H. David Jaensch announced that a recent increase in gun violence in Riverside has prompted an ongoing investigation into the shootings by several law enforcement agencies. “We will not permit the neighborhoods of Burlington County to be treated as shooting galleries and war zones,” …

Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that one of the defendants who conceived the fictitious GoFundMe “Paying it Forward” campaign was sentenced today to five years in New Jersey state prison for participating in the fraudulent scheme that misled donors into contributing more than $402,000 to a fabricated cause. Mark D’Amico, 43, of Florence, …

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Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Evesham Township Police Chief Walt Miller announced that a 71-year-old Marlton man has been charged with possessing and distributing child sexual abuse material. Arnold DiBlasi, of the first block of Prince Charles Court, was charged with four counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (three First Degree …

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The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey annually awards scholarships to college, graduate and law students. Each scholarship is a one-year grant in the amount of $3,500.00 paid directly to the recipient. Scholarship recipients from previous years are ineligible. The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey Inc. announces the availability of the following scholarships: The …

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  LaChia L. Bradshaw was sworn in today as Burlington County Prosecutor during a groundbreaking ceremony marking the first time in the BCPO’s history that a person of color or a woman has taken the oath to oversee the agency for a full-length term. After being nominated by Governor Murphy last month, Prosecutor Bradshaw emphasized …

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Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a 44-year-old Westampton Township man pled guilty to beating his elderly neighbors last summer after breaking into their home, resulting in the death of a 79-year-old man. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Rhys R. Lershe pled guilty on Wednesday to Aggravated Manslaughter (First Degree) and …

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Burlington County Acting Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Maple Shade Police Chief Christopher J. Fletcher announced that a 22-year-old Clementon man has been charged with fatally shooting a resident of the Fox Meadow apartments earlier this year in the parking lot of the complex. Teon Macklin-Goodwine, of the Tory Estates apartments, was charged with Murder …

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Burlington County Acting Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a Cinnaminson Township police officer must forfeit his position and is permanently barred from holding public employment in New Jersey after an investigation revealed he was inappropriately utilizing law employment resources to gain personal information about a woman he met online. Kevin Bohn, 41, of Cinnaminson, …

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Prosecutor's Office Mission Statement

The Burlington County Prosecutor’s office is committed to a standard of excellence in providing our citizens with the most effective and efficient investigation and prosecution of criminal offenders and providing innovative leadership for law enforcement. We will strive to enforce the laws fairly, impartially and justly while treating all victims of crime with compassion and dignity.

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