Tuesday, January 28 2020

Message from Prosecutor Coffina

Welcome to the re-designed website for the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office. The 130-plus men and women 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 at this opportunity to enhance our communication with the public we serve, and 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 Mount Laurel Police Chief Stephen Riedener announced that a 34-year-old Mount Laurel man has been charged with possessing child pornography. Brian Horner, of the 200 block of Saint David Drive, was charged with one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Third Degree). The investigation began after the …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Camden drug dealer has been indicted for causing the death of a customer to whom he sold fentanyl-laced cocaine last year. Marquese Smith, 22, of Baird Boulevard, was indicted on one count of Strict Liability for Drug-Induced Death (First Degree). The indictment was returned January 14 and …

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The website of the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office has been redesigned in an effort to better inform the public about our operations and make services more easily accessible, Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced today. “We are excited at this opportunity to enhance our communication with the public we serve, and to keep our fellow residents informed …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 26-year-old Nutley man pled guilty yesterday in Superior Court to being intoxicated when causing the death of another motorist during a 2018 collision on Route 73 in Mount Laurel. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, William Dunbar pled guilty to Aggravated Manslaughter (First Degree) in exchange …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David H. Jantas announced that a 64-year-old Browns Mills man who was shot Monday outside of his residence has died at a Trenton hospital. Kenneth J. Ryan, of Apache Trail, was pronounced dead yesterday morning at Capital Health Regional Medical Center. An autopsy performed by …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a drug dealer from the Browns Mills section of Pemberton Township has been indicted for causing the death of a customer by supplying the fentanyl-laced heroin that led to her fatal overdose last year. Terrance D. Walker, 37, of Liberty Street, was indicted on charges of Strict Liability …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a multi-agency investigation in response to recent shootings in Mount Holly and Willingboro Township has led to six individuals being arrested on weapons and drug charges. Nasir Harper, 22, of Bordentown City, was charged with two counts of Unlawful Possession of a Handgun (Second Degree), Receiving Stolen Property …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Chesterfield Township Police Chief Kyle Wilson announced that a 39-year-old Chesterfield Township man has been charged with possessing child pornography. Sean O’Malley, of the 100 block of Chesterfield Crosswicks Road, was charged January 16 with one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Third Degree). The investigation began …

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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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