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Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Maple Shade Police Chief Christopher J. Fletcher announced that an 18-year-old Pemberton Township man has been charged with fatally shooting his friend in the victim’s Maple Shade home early this morning. Jah-son Jones, of the 200 block of Hargrove Avenue, was charged this afternoon with Reckless Manslaughter, Possession …

Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Evesham Township Police Chief Walt Miller announced that a 48-year-old Marlton man traveled to the Staples store on Route 70 in Evesham Township Wednesday afternoon believing he would be having sex with the 13-year-old girl he met through a chat app and had been texting with over the …

Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Florence Township Police Chief Brian Boldizar announced that the last known person to have seen Sheila Maguire alive before she was killed inside her Florence home is believed to have been found dead yesterday in Pennsylvania, perhaps from an apparent suicide. A body preliminarily identified as Peter Lestician, …

Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Florence Township Police Chief Brian Boldizar announced that the death of a Florence woman whose body was found inside her home earlier this week has been ruled a homicide. Police discovered Sheila Maguire, 54, late Monday afternoon after family members requested a wellness check at her residence in …

Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a Palmyra man has been indicted on charges related to coaxing underage boys on social media to send him nude pictures and videos, then using that material to blackmail his victims into performing sexual acts on themselves for his enjoyment. A grand jury indicted Sean Higgins, 31, …

Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Riverside Township Police Chief H. David Jaensch announced that a recent increase in gun violence in Riverside has prompted an ongoing investigation into the shootings by several law enforcement agencies. “We will not permit the neighborhoods of Burlington County to be treated as shooting galleries and war zones,” …

Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that one of the defendants who conceived the fictitious GoFundMe “Paying it Forward” campaign was sentenced today to five years in New Jersey state prison for participating in the fraudulent scheme that misled donors into contributing more than $402,000 to a fabricated cause. Mark D’Amico, 43, of Florence, …

Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Evesham Township Police Chief Walt Miller announced that a 71-year-old Marlton man has been charged with possessing and distributing child sexual abuse material. Arnold DiBlasi, of the first block of Prince Charles Court, was charged with four counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (three First Degree …

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 $3,500.00 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 …

  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 …