Monday, September 25 2023

A Message From Burlington County Prosecutor Bradshaw

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

 

 

Recent News

Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a Willingboro man has been sentenced to 25 years in state prison for fatally shooting a 22-year-old woman three years ago inside her Maple Shade apartment. The sentence was handed down September 22 in Mount Holly to Semaj T. Pittman, 24, by the Hon. Christopher J. Garrenger, …

Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a former corrections officer has been charged with smuggling marijuana and tobacco into the Burlington County Jail while employed at the Mount Holly facility and passing the contraband to an inmate in exchange for money. Abraham Olmedia, 27, of Burlington Township, was charged with Official Misconduct (Second …

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Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a 26-year-old Evesham man was found guilty yesterday in Superior Court of fatally stabbing a friend, as well as his dog, while robbing him in early 2022. After deliberating for just over an hour, a jury returned guilty verdicts against Donovan G. Hollingsworth on charges of Murder …

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Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Acting Pemberton Township Police Chief Jason Luis announced that a Pemberton Township School District employee was arrested today and charged with trying to arrange a sexual encounter with an underage female student. Christopher J. Perry, 34, of Piute Trail in Browns Mills, was charged with Attempted Sexual Assault …

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Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a 31-year-old homeless man has pled guilty to sexual assaulting an elderly woman at knifepoint during the summer of 2020 in Willingboro Township. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Shawn Midgette must serve 12 years in state prison in exchange for pleading guilty to Aggravated Sexual …

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Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a 43-year-old Willingboro Township woman has been sentenced to five years in state prison for having a sexual relationship with a male student she met while substitute teaching at a public school. The sentence was handed down in Superior Court in Mount Holly last week by the …

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Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and City of Burlington Police Chief John Fine announced that a 36-year-old city resident was arrested on attempted murder and weapons charges after shooting a man last month on a street in the city’s New Yorkshire neighborhood. Shaun M. Causey was charged with Attempted Murder (First Degree), Unlawful Possession …

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Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a 27-year-old Philadelphia man pled guilty today in Superior Court to killing a woman inside a Maple Shade motel last spring. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Alexander Rivera admitted to the slaying in exchange for a 25-year term in state prison. His guilty plea to …

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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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