UPDATE: Billy Pirela surrendered on June 10 to detectives at the Riverside Township Police Department. Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Riverside Township Police Chief William T. Eliason announced that two Philadelphia men and a New Jersey juvenile have been charged with Attempted Murder in connection with a shooting in Riverside Township earlier this …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that seven registered sex offenders have been indicted by a grand jury for changing their residences without notifying law enforcement authorities. Under New Jersey law, registered sex offenders who plan to move to a new residence must notify police in the town where they presently live about the change …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced today that nine more people have been charged as part of an operation targeting online predatory behavior and the possession and distribution of child sexual abuse material. The arrests were conducted as part of the BCPO’s Operation Safe Quarantine, which pursued those engaged in the online exploitation of children …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Pemberton Township man has been sentenced to seven years in New Jersey state prison for possessing more than 1,000 images of child sexual abuse material and making it available online for others to download. The sentence was handed down to Guy Valachovic, 57, of Weymouth Road, on …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a $5,000 reward has been posted in an effort to gain the public’s help in solving the fatal shooting of a 27-year-old man in Pemberton Township late last year. The homicide was committed in the Sunbury Village section of the township on November 3, 2020. Shaimere Turner was …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Edgewater Park Township Police Chief Robert D. Hess announced that a 27-year-old Delran man has been charged with fatally shooting two people at a party in Edgewater Park in January. Ronny Paden, of the 200 block of Hawthorne Way, was charged with two counts of Murder (First Degree) Conspiracy …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 23-year-old Camden drug dealer pled guilty in Superior Court to causing the death of a customer to whom he sold fentanyl-laced cocaine during the summer of 2019. Marquese Smith, of Baird Boulevard, pled guilty May 13 to one count of Strict Liability for Drug-Induced Death (First Degree). …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 21-year-old Burlington Township man pled guilty in Superior Court to possessing child sexual abuse material in exchange for a three-year sentence in New Jersey state prison. James Hunt, of Threadleaf Terrace, entered a guilty plea on May 5 in Mount Holly to one count of Endangering the …

BURLINGTON CITY – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and City of Burlington Police Chief John Fine announced that a 20-year-old city man has been arrested in South Carolina for the April 30 fatal shooting of a resident walking down Saint Mary Street. Nicholas Wahl, who lives on the block where the shooting occurred, was charged …

               Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David King announced that two Pemberton Township residents have been charged with firearms offenses after being found in possession of handguns in the Sunbury Village section of the township. Kavon Carter, 23, of White Pine Court, was charged …