Monday, November 18 2019

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

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Burlington Township man pled guilty today in Superior Court to sexually assaulting two minors. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, William L. Sanchez-Monllor, 38, pled guilty to two counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault (First Degree) in exchange for a 30-year sentence in …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 31-year-old Haddon Township man was sentenced today to five years in New Jersey state prison for having sex with a female student while he was employed as a teacher at Cherokee High School. Brantley Cesanek pled guilty in September to Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Second …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and City of Beverly Public Safety Director Rich Wolbert announced today that a city man has been arrested on multiple drug charges. Ronald D. Caffee, 35, of the 200 block of Laurel Street, was charged with Distribution of Crack Cocaine within 500 Feet of a Public Park (Second Degree), Distribution …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Pemberton Township man has been indicted for fatally shooting an acquaintance earlier this year and burying his body in the Pine Barrens. Charles McGee, 55, of Daisy Lane in Pemberton Township, was indicted by a Burlington County Grand Jury on one count of Murder (First Degree), Desecration …

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BURLINGTON CITY – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and City of Burlington Police Chief John Fine announced that three men have been charged with the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old city resident early Sunday morning outside of a house in the 300 block of York Street. Murder and weapons charges were filed against the three …

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EDGEWATER PARK — Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Edgewater Park Township Police Chief Robert D. Hess announced that a 53-year-old man has been charged with killing his mother inside of her residence at the Courtyard Apartments complex. Brian Templeton, who was staying with his mother at her unit in the 100 block of Cornwall …

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BURLINGTON CITY – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and City of Burlington Police Chief John Fine announced that a 20-year-old city man was fatally shot this morning outside of a house in the 300 block of York Street. Kion Edwards was pronounced dead at Virtua Willingboro Hospital following the 10:45 a.m. shooting in the city’s …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a truck driver from North Carolina who was convicted of attempted murder for stabbing a co-worker at a Bordentown Township truck stop late last year was sentenced today to 20 years in New Jersey state prison. Christopher Teeter, 42, of Wilmington, North Carolina, must serve 85 percent of …

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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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