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MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a former U.S. Air Force military police officer was found guilty today of causing an automobile accident in Bordentown Township in late 2015 that killed two people, including her estranged husband. Shade Cooper, 28, of East Granby, Connecticut, was convicted by a jury in …

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Burlington Township man was sentenced today to 24 years in New Jersey state prison for fatally shooting a convenience store clerk in Willingboro in 2015. Eramus Canty, 34, must serve 85 percent of the sentence before becoming eligible for parole. Canty pled guilty …

MOUNT HOLLY – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Mount Holly man pled guilty yesterday in Superior Court to the armed robbery of a Wawa store in Springfield Township last summer. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Michael J. Siriani, 59, of the 100 block of Mill Street, will be sentenced to …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David Jantas announced that a township drug dealer was charged with causing the death of a customer to whom she sold fentanyl-laced heroin last year. Shannon McGuigan, 32, of the 100 block of Tensaw Drive, was charged with one count of Strict Liability for Drug-Induced …

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Lumberton man was sentenced today to 15 years in New Jersey state prison for killing an acquaintance in late 2016 and burying his body in the back yard of the Lumberton home he shared with his father and brother. Bryan Costello, 26, must …

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Pemberton Township man was sentenced yesterday to 25 years in New Jersey state prison for breaking into the home of a Browns Mills woman last year and sexually assaulting her at gunpoint. Under the state’s No Early Release Act, Lawrence Pippins, 27, of …

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Pemberton Township man was sentenced yesterday to 25 years in New Jersey state prison for breaking into the home of a Browns Mills woman last year and sexually assaulting her at gunpoint. Under the state’s No Early Release Act, Lawrence Pippins, 27, of …

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Burlington City man was sentenced to 27 years in New Jersey state prison for fatally stabbing his stepfather last year inside an apartment in the 100 block of East Broad Street in Burlington City. Stephen J. Paul, 44, pled guilty to Aggravated Manslaughter …

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that an Atco resident pled guilty today in Superior Court to causing the death of a passenger two years ago in Pemberton Township after the car he was driving left the road and slammed into a tree. John P. Randolph, 40, of the 500 block …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Maple Shade Police Chief Gary C. Gubbei announced that a Maple Shade man was arrested this morning for possession and distribution of child pornography. Howard Irizarry, 39, of the 300 block of Spruce Avenue, was charged with four counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (three Second Degree, …