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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Palmyra Police Chief Meghan Campbell announced that a 28-year-old woman was found fatally shot last night in the parking lot of a self-service car wash in the first block of Filmore Street in Palmyra. The investigation began after officers from the Palmyra Police Department were called to the Hot …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Maple Shade Police Chief Christopher J. Fletcher announced that one man is dead and another is in critical condition following an early morning shooting at the Fox Meadow Apartment Complex off of Route 73 in Maple Shade. The investigation began after officers from the Maple Shade Police Department were …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Lumberton Township Police Officer in Charge Lt. Anthony Nippins announced that nearly a quarter-million dollars in cash and more than 100 pounds of marijuana were seized following a raid on an illegal marijuana dispensary doing business in a Route 38 strip mall in Lumberton Township. Additionally, 48 packets of …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that the BCPO has been awarded more than $1.2 million from two competitive federal grants that will significantly enhance the County’s efforts to assist those struggling with substance use disorder, and also expand the technological capabilities of the BCPO to combat crime throughout the County. The larger of the …

  Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a New York man who purchased a historic Riverside Township commercial building to create luxury apartments has transferred ownership of the property and paid nearly $670,000 to clear liens and cover taxes, a move that will allow work on the seven-story landmark to resume under a new …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 21-year-old New York man has pled guilty to causing the death of a friend while driving impaired last summer in Southampton Township. Anthony Lorenz, of Ossining, entered the plea yesterday in Superior Court in Mount Holly to charges of Vehicular Homicide (Second Degree), Assault by Auto (Third …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Superior Court jury deliberated less than two hours before convicting a 58-year-old Trenton man of robbing a Bordentown City bank of nearly $7,000 in January 2020. George T. Rodgers, of Jarvis Place, was found guilty yesterday of one count of Robbery (Second Degree). The Hon. Gerard H. …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina is asking for the public’s assistance to determine who was driving a vehicle that struck and killed a man in his 30s early yesterday morning in the Garfield Park section of Willingboro Township. The investigation, which is being conducted by the Prosecutor’s Office, revealed that the collision occurred just after …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Palmyra Police Department Chief Meghan Campbell announced that a 48-year-old Palmyra man was killed early this morning while sitting in his residence by gunshots fired into the home from outside. Timothy Thomas was in his living room in the 400 block of Cinnaminson Avenue when multiple shots were fired …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Laurel Township Police Chief Stephen Riedener announced that a 44-year-old Mount Laurel man has been charged with possessing Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM). Joshua Hudson, of the first block of Old Centerton Pike, was arrested March 16 and charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Third Degree). …