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  LaChia L. Bradshaw was sworn in today as Burlington County Prosecutor during a groundbreaking ceremony marking the first time in the BCPO’s history that a person of color or a woman has taken the oath to oversee the agency for a full-length term. After being nominated by Governor Murphy last month, Prosecutor Bradshaw emphasized …

Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a 44-year-old Westampton Township man pled guilty to beating his elderly neighbors last summer after breaking into their home, resulting in the death of a 79-year-old man. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Rhys R. Lershe pled guilty on Wednesday to Aggravated Manslaughter (First Degree) and …

Burlington County Acting Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Maple Shade Police Chief Christopher J. Fletcher announced that a 22-year-old Clementon man has been charged with fatally shooting a resident of the Fox Meadow apartments earlier this year in the parking lot of the complex. Teon Macklin-Goodwine, of the Tory Estates apartments, was charged with Murder …

Burlington County Acting Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a Cinnaminson Township police officer must forfeit his position and is permanently barred from holding public employment in New Jersey after an investigation revealed he was inappropriately utilizing law employment resources to gain personal information about a woman he met online. Kevin Bohn, 41, of Cinnaminson, …

Burlington County Acting Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Beverly City Public Safety Director Rich Wolbert announced that the person who barricaded himself inside a Beverly City residence last week has been charged with killing a man in the home prior to the ensuing standoff with law enforcement. Larry Brown, 27, was charged yesterday with Murder …

Burlington County Acting Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Beverly City Public Safety Director Rich Wolbert announced that charges have been filed against a man who barricaded himself in a Beverly City residence early yesterday morning when police went to the Bentley Avenue home after receiving information that a homicide had been committed there a short …

  Burlington County Acting Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a 66-year-old Mount Holly man has been sentenced to 21 years in New Jersey state prison for sexually assaulting an underage female, and engaging in sexual conduct with two other minors. George F. Young of Mount Holly pled guilty earlier this year to Aggravated Sexual …

  Burlington County Acting Prosecutor LaChia Bradshaw announced that a 26-year-old man pled guilty today in Superior Court to killing three people in Willingboro Township during two separate incidents in 2019, including his ex-girlfriend’s grandmother and brother and a man sitting inside a parked car on residential street. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, …

                                                                                 A 20-year veteran of the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office was sworn in yesterday to oversee the agency, marking the first time in its history that the BCPO will be led by a person of color or a woman. LaChia L. Bradshaw was administered the oath of office at the Olde Historic Courthouse in …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Camden man has been indicted for scamming an elderly woman out of $16,000 by falsely claiming the money was needed to bail her grandson out of jail. A grand jury charged Yadiel Gonzalez, of Atlantic Avenue in Camden, with one count of Theft by Deception (Third Degree). …