Thursday, October 29 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

BEVERLY CITY – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Beverly City Public Safety Director Rich Wolbert announced that a 32-year-old city man was fatally shot last night outside of the Delacove Homes public housing project. Beverly City police officers were called to the complex on a report of a shooting at approximately 10:15 p.m. Upon …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that an Edgewater Park man who admitted to killing his mother late last year inside their residence at the Courtyard Apartments, so he could sell her belongings and use the money to buy cocaine, was sentenced today to 25 years in New Jersey state prison. Brian K. Templeton, 54, …

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WILLINGBORO TOWNSHIP – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Willingboro Township Public Safety Director Kinamo Lomon announced that a 29-year-old township resident has been charged with fatally shooting a man earlier this month in the Millbrook Park neighborhood. Kwacey Q. Owens, of the first block of Echo Lane, was charged with Murder (First Degree), Possession …

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  UPDATE: TYMIN HAS BEEN FOUND AND IS SAFE. Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Lumberton Township Police Chief Nicholas Peditto announced that investigators are seeking help from the public to locate a 12-year-old Lumberton boy who has not been seen since shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday evening. Tymin Antoine Coleman was last seen walking …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and City of Burlington Police Chief John Fine announced that a man suspected of killing an elderly woman inside her home Wednesday afternoon fatally shot himself last night as he was approached by investigators. Kenneth Mackintosh, 51, was a transient handyman who occasionally did work for the victim in her …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and City of Burlington Police Chief John Fine announced that a 61-year-old woman was killed yesterday inside of her home in the 400 block of Earl Street in the New Yorkshire section of the city. The body of Carla Nesmith was discovered at approximately 3:45 p.m. by another resident who …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David King announced that a 33-year-old Little Egg Harbor woman has been charged with creating a fictitious GoFundMe campaign to raise money for the funeral of her 4-year-old son, who she claimed died of cancer, but in reality had been adopted by a Pemberton Township …

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WILLINGBORO TOWNSHIP – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Willingboro Township Public Safety Director Kinamo Lomon announced that a 28-year-old man was fatally shot early this morning outside of his residence in the Millbrook Park section of the township. Willingboro Township police officers were called to the first block of Maplewick Lane just after 1:30 …

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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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