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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 56-year-old Pemberton Township man pled guilty today in Superior Court to possessing more than 1,000 images of child pornography and making the material available for others to download. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Guy Valachovic, of Weymouth Road, was charged two counts of Endangering the …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina, Mount Holly Township Police Chief Richard Spitler and Willingboro Township Public Safety Director Kinamo Lomon announced that a 28-year-old homeless man has been charged with sexually assaulting two women after threatening to harm them with a knife if they resisted. Shawn Midgette, who is known to stay in the Willingboro …

MOUNT LAUREL ­– Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Laurel Police Chief Stephen Riedener announced that a Burlington Township man has been charged with fatally shooting an employee and wounding a patient inside a township medical office this afternoon. Bruce Gomola Jr., 51, of Kingsbridge Drive, was charged with Murder (First Degree), two counts …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina, United States Homeland Security Investigations Assistant Special Agent in Charge – Newark Richard Reinhold, and Cinnaminson Township Police Chief Richard A. Calabrese announced today that numerous people have been charged with possessing and distributing child pornography as the result of a joint investigation during the COVID-19 pandemic dubbed “Operation Safe …

                                                                                                                                                                              Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 57-year-old Springfield Township man has been charged with illegally manufacturing an assault weapon, along with possessing high-capacity ammunition magazines, silencers and explosive devices. Thomas Locker, 57, of the 100 block of Highland Road, was charged with: one count of Manufacturing a Firearm …

 MOUNT HOLLY – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Nutley man was sentenced today to 10 years in New Jersey state prison for causing the death of another motorist while intoxicated during a 2018 collision on Route 73 in Mount Laurel. William Dunbar, 26, must serve 85 percent of the sentence before becoming …

      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 …