Sunday, April 18 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 a 29-year-old Browns Mills man has been sentenced to 12 years in New Jersey state prison for sexually assaulting a woman in a Burlington City alley in late 2019. John Lewis, who pled guilty in February to Aggravated Sexual Assault (First Degree), must serve 85 percent of the …

  Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David King announced that three suspects have been charged with a double shooting last month in the Sunbury Village section of Pemberton Township. Todd McKinney, 19, of Trenton, Damier Smith, 20, of Pemberton Township and Marlon Sutton, 22, of Camden, were each charged with …

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EDGEWATER PARK – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Edgewater Park Township Police Chief Robert D. Hess announced that two men were fatally shot early this morning inside a vehicle in the parking lot of a Woodlane Road apartment complex. The investigation began after officers from the Edgewater Park Township Police Department were called to …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David King announced that a 27-year-old Browns Mills man is charged with taking pictures and making videos of himself sexually assaulting an underage girl last year on multiple occasions. Cody Rodriguez, of the first block of Clubhouse Road, was charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault (First …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Jason J. Molina, Special Agent-in-Charge of the Newark Field Office of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), announced that a 38-year-old Deptford man was arrested yesterday for arranging a sexual encounter with someone he met online and believed was a 13-year-old girl. But in reality, the underage teenager was an HSI …

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 Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Laurel Township Police Chief Stephen Riedener announced that a 41-year-old Philadelphia drug dealer has been charged with causing the death of a Marlton man who fatally overdosed last year in a Mount Laurel hotel room. Robert Quintua, of the 2500 block of Lefevre Street, was charged with Strict …

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MAPLE SHADE – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Maple Shade Police Chief Christopher J. Fletcher announced that a township man has been charged with Murder (First Degree) after his roommate at the care facility where they resided died as the result of a severe beating he received in January. David P. Lake, 51, remains …

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Any incident of mass violence like what happened at three massage parlors in Atlanta two nights ago is horrific, and reinforces the fragility of life and our need as a society to address gun violence and mental illness as public safety issues.  The investigation by state and federal authorities will determine whether the individual who …

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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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