Friday, March 5 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 announced that two men from Evesham Township and Shamong have been arrested on charges involving child sexual abuse material. Matthew Natale, 22, of the 1400 block of Virginia Court in the Marlton section of Evesham, was charged March 2 with three …

  Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Burlington County Bridge Commission Public Safety Director Patrick J. Reilly announced that two Philadelphia men who were traveling at a high rate of speed on the Tacony-Palmyra bridge late last year have been charged with causing a five-car collision that killed one of the drivers. Jonathan Ramos, 28, …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Burlington Township Public Safety Director Bruce Painter announced that a 21-year-old Burlington Township man has been charged with possessing child sexual abuse material. James Hunt, of the first block of Threadleaf Terrace, was charged with three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (two Second Degree and one …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Lumberton Township Police Chief Nicholas Peditto announced that a Lumberton woman has been charged with possessing and planning to sell illegal narcotics. Linda Naulty, 53, of the first block of Cedar Street in Mount Holly, was charged with two counts of Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Third Degree), …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 21-year-old Union City man was sentenced yesterday to five years in New Jersey state prison for causing the death of a friend while driving impaired and crashing his vehicle in late 2019 on the New Jersey Turnpike in Mansfield Township. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David King announced that a Browns Mills man was charged yesterday with fatally shooting his cousin during an argument Friday night. Antwian Warthen, 29, of the 400 block of Garden Avenue, was charged with Murder (First Degree), Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced today that the second round of a multi-agency investigation fueled by an increase in threatening online activity towards children during the ongoing pandemic has resulted in the arrests of 15 individuals on charges such as possessing and distributing child sexual assault material, among other more serious offenses. “Operation Safe …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Cinnaminson Township Police Chief Richard A. Calabrese announced that a 41-year-old Maple Shade woman has been charged with stealing more than $600,000 from her Cinnaminson-based employer, SEA BOX, Inc., over a one-year period ending in December 2020. Karen O’Brien, of the first block of South Church Road, was charged …

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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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