Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 34-year-old Florence Township man was sentenced today to 12 years in New Jersey state prison for brutally assaulting his girlfriend in the fall of 2016. Akil Herbert must serve 85 percent of the term before becoming eligible for parole. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Herbert …

PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David King announced that a 27-year-old man was fatally shot while riding inside a vehicle early this morning in the Sunbury Village section of the township. Shaimere Turner, 27, was a front-seat passenger when he was struck by gunshots fired into the …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Burlington Township man was sentenced today to 30 years in New Jersey state prison for sexually assaulting two girls over a period of several years. The sentence was the result of a negotiated plea with the Prosecutor’s Office. William Sanchez-Monllor, 39, pled guilty in November 2019 to …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that the youth pastor and music leader of a Hainesport church has been charged with 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. Sean Higgins, 30, of …

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, …

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 …

  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 …

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 …

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 …