Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Holly Township Police Chief Richard W. Spitler announced that a Rancocas Valley Regional High School teacher has been charged with having a sexual relationship with a student while she was enrolled at the school. Gary Jiampetti, 43, of Berlin, was charged with Official Misconduct (Second Degree). He …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 20-year-old Union City man has been charged with driving impaired and causing the death of a passenger in his vehicle during a crash late last year on the New Jersey Turnpike in Mansfield Township. Johnalex Grullon, of the 500 block of 10th Street in Union City, was …

The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey annually awards scholarships to college, graduate and law students. Each scholarship is a one-year grant in the amount of $3,500 paid directly to the recipient. Scholarship recipients from previous years are ineligible. The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey Inc. announces the availability of the following scholarships: The …

EDGEWATER PARK — Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Edgewater Park Township Police Chief Robert D. Hess announced that a 27-year-old man was fatally shot late last night outside of the Orchard Park apartment complex on Woodlane Road. The victim, Damian T. Hampton of Burlington City, was shot multiple times at approximately 11:15 p.m. He …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Medford Township Police Chief Richard J. Meder announced that an Eastampton drug dealer has been charged with causing the death of a Medford Township woman who fatally overdosed last summer after purchasing heroin from the defendant. Peter Mariano, 52, of the first block of Jess Court in the Fenimore …

  Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Laurel Police Chief Stephen Riedener announced that two people have been charged with killing a Camden man last month inside a Mount Laurel hotel room after luring him there to be robbed. Jawaad Ali, 28, of the 200 block of Blackwood Clementon Road in Lindenwold, and Anthony …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina, Westampton Township Police Chief Stephen Ent, and Willingboro Township Director of Public Safety Kinamo Lomon are seeking assistance from the public to help solve two shootings that occurred early this morning. The first incident happened in the first block of Spindletop Lane in Willingboro, where an adult male was shot …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 41-year-old Pemberton Township man has been sentenced to 20 years in New Jersey state prison for sexually assaulting a young girl last year. Erick Gentner, of the Browns Mills section of the township, must serve all 20 years before becoming eligible for parole. The sentence was handed …

“George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis is deeply troubling and indefensible, the video revealing a startling lack of humanity by the police officers involved.  The U.S. Department of Justice has opened an investigation, and rightly so. So much of law enforcement’s relationship with the community is built upon trust.  We trust the members of our community …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Pemberton Township man and his girlfriend have been charged with possessing illegal explosives after two pipe bombs were discovered during the execution of search warrants at their home and the residence of an acquaintance in Southampton. William Heath, 47, and Ashley Sprague, 32, of the 600 block …