Saturday, October 1 2022

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 55-year-old Pemberton Township woman pled guilty today to driving while impaired and causing the death of a teenage motorist late last year during a head-on collision that occurred after drinking at a Browns Mills bar. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Wanda Sprague, of Pemberton-Browns …

   Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a 36-year-old man pled guilty to physically abusing a severely developmentally-impaired girl while working as her caregiver in the family’s Southampton home. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Edmondo DiPaolo, of Daniels Avenue in Pemberton Township, admitted guilt in exchange for a 23-year sentence in …

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Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Maple Shade Police Chief Christopher J. Fletcher announced that an 18-year-old Pemberton Township man has been charged with fatally shooting his friend in the victim’s Maple Shade home early this morning. Jah-son Jones, of the 200 block of Hargrove Avenue, was charged this afternoon with Reckless Manslaughter, Possession …

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Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Evesham Township Police Chief Walt Miller announced that a 48-year-old Marlton man traveled to the Staples store on Route 70 in Evesham Township Wednesday afternoon believing he would be having sex with the 13-year-old girl he met through a chat app and had been texting with over the …

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Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Florence Township Police Chief Brian Boldizar announced that the last known person to have seen Sheila Maguire alive before she was killed inside her Florence home is believed to have been found dead yesterday in Pennsylvania, perhaps from an apparent suicide. A body preliminarily identified as Peter Lestician, …

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Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Florence Township Police Chief Brian Boldizar announced that the death of a Florence woman whose body was found inside her home earlier this week has been ruled a homicide. Police discovered Sheila Maguire, 54, late Monday afternoon after family members requested a wellness check at her residence in …

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Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a Palmyra man has been indicted on charges related to coaxing underage boys on social media to send him nude pictures and videos, then using that material to blackmail his victims into performing sexual acts on themselves for his enjoyment. A grand jury indicted Sean Higgins, 31, …

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Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Riverside Township Police Chief H. David Jaensch announced that a recent increase in gun violence in Riverside has prompted an ongoing investigation into the shootings by several law enforcement agencies. “We will not permit the neighborhoods of Burlington County to be treated as shooting galleries and war zones,” …

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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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