Saturday, August 8 2020

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, Mount Holly Township Police Chief Richard Spitler and Willingboro Township Public Safety Director Kinamo Lomon announced that a 28-year-old homeless man has been charged with sexually assaulting two women after threatening to harm them with a knife if they resisted. Shawn Midgette, who is known to stay in the Willingboro …

MOUNT LAUREL ­– Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Laurel Police Chief Stephen Riedener announced that a Burlington Township man has been charged with fatally shooting an employee and wounding a patient inside a township medical office this afternoon. Bruce Gomola Jr., 51, of Kingsbridge Drive, was charged with Murder (First Degree), two counts …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina, United States Homeland Security Investigations Assistant Special Agent in Charge – Newark Richard Reinhold, and Cinnaminson Township Police Chief Richard A. Calabrese announced today that numerous people have been charged with possessing and distributing child pornography as the result of a joint investigation during the COVID-19 pandemic dubbed “Operation Safe …

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                                                                                                                                                                              Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 57-year-old Springfield Township man has been charged with illegally manufacturing an assault weapon, along with possessing high-capacity ammunition magazines, silencers and explosive devices. Thomas Locker, 57, of the 100 block of Highland Road, was charged with: one count of Manufacturing a Firearm …

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 MOUNT HOLLY – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Nutley man was sentenced today to 10 years in New Jersey state prison for causing the death of another motorist while intoxicated during a 2018 collision on Route 73 in Mount Laurel. William Dunbar, 26, must serve 85 percent of the sentence before becoming …

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      Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Holly Township Police Chief Richard W. Spitler announced that a Rancocas Valley Regional High School teacher has been charged with having a sexual relationship with a student while she was enrolled at the school. Gary Jiampetti, 43, of Berlin, was charged with Official Misconduct (Second Degree). He …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 20-year-old Union City man has been charged with driving impaired and causing the death of a passenger in his vehicle during a crash late last year on the New Jersey Turnpike in Mansfield Township. Johnalex Grullon, of the 500 block of 10th Street in Union City, was …

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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 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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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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