Tuesday, October 19 2021

Message from Prosecutor Coffina

Welcome to the website for the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office. The members of our Office are honored to serve all the residents of Burlington County. We are committed to prosecuting individuals who commit crimes in our county to the fullest extent of the law and treating crime victims with compassion, respect and sensitivity. We place the highest value on seeking justice in each case we handle, through excellence and 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 take the time to explore the various sections of our website, and to return often for updated information.

 

Recent News

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Burlington Township Acting Public Safety Director James Sullivan announced that a 17-year-old male was fatally shot last night in the parking lot of the Walmart on Route 541 in Burlington Township. The victim’s father was also struck by gunfire. The preliminary investigation indicated this was not a random shooting. …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 24-year-old Camden drug dealer has been sentenced to eight years in New Jersey state prison for causing the death of a customer to whom he sold fentanyl-laced cocaine during the summer of 2019. Marquese Smith will not become eligible for parole until 85 percent of the term …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced today that the Mount Laurel man arrested in July for bias intimidation of his neighbors and other crimes has been charged with leaving a threatening note on one of his victim’s cars earlier this year, and also vandalizing the victim’s vehicle. Edward Mathews, 45, of Gramercy Way, was charged …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 33-year-old Willingboro man has been indicted on charges of fatally shooting two men who were inside a vehicle in the parking lot of a Woodlane Road apartment complex earlier this year in Edgewater Park Township. A grand jury indicted Andre Price with two counts of Murder (First …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Trenton drug dealer pled guilty to causing the death of a Burlington Township customer by supplying the fentanyl-laced heroin that led to her fatal overdose in 2018. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Daquan Marshall, 30, pled guilty on September 14 to Strict Liability for Drug-Induced …

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BURLINGTON CITY – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and City of Burlington Police Chief John Fine announced that a 39-year-old city resident has been charged with stabbing a man in the neck yesterday morning inside a house in the 500 block of Linden Avenue. Terrell Dennis, of the 100 block of East Federal Street, was …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Holly Township Police Chief Richard Spitler announced that a 29-year-old Mount Holly resident was charged today with fatally stabbing the man whose body was discovered earlier this week behind a Mount Holly convenience store. Jimir Wynn, of the 100 block of Washington Street, was charged with Murder (First …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Holly Township Police Chief Richard Spitler announced that the man found dead behind a Mount Holly convenience store yesterday has been identified as a resident of Brick Township, Ocean County. The body of Sean Reynolds, 31, was found by a juvenile at approximately 12:30 p.m. behind Millerie’s Market …

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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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