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MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced today that the Prosecutor’s Office has been awarded a grant by the Ian Oliu Foundation of Marlton, N.J. to implement a mental health awareness and training program to help law enforcement officers navigate through mental trauma and learn to identify the stressors that are associated …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott A. Coffina, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato, and Colonel Patrick J. Callahan, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police today announced the arrest of Alan McGinnis, 20, of Pemberton in the death of Cody MacPherson whose remains were discovered in the Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area last month. On September …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David Jantas announced that a Pemberton Township man was charged with fatally attacking and stabbing his wife last night at their home in the Browns Mills section of the township. Kenneth D. Arsenault, 59, of the first block of Cochita Trail, was charged with Murder, …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Evesham Township Police Chief Christopher Chew announced that a Willingboro drug dealer was charged with causing the death of a teenage girl who fatally overdosed late last year on heroin that he delivered to her Marlton home. Austin F. Cooper, 21, of the first block of Buckeye Lane in …

MOUNT HOLLY – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced today that a man whose passenger died after the car he was driving broke through a fence and sank in the Delaware River earlier this year has been indicted for causing her death. A Burlington County Grand Jury returned an indictment today that charged Jacob T. …

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Lumberton man admitted today in Superior Court that he killed an acquaintance in late 2016 and buried his body in the back yard of the Lumberton home he shared with his father and brother. Bryan Costello, 26, pled guilty to one count of …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a former resident of Cinnaminson has been charged with possessing and distributing child pornography while living in the township late last year. Robert B. Kesling, 34, who presently lives in the first block of Washington Street in Harrison, Hudson County, was charged with three counts of Endangering the …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Maple Shade Police Chief Gary C. Gubbei announced that a Maple Shade man was arrested on Friday for possession of child pornography. Jonathan S. Conklin, 33, of the 2800 block of Route 73 south, was charged with one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Third Degree). The …

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Burlington City resident pled guilty today in Superior Court to fatally stabbing his stepfather last year inside an apartment in the 100 block of East Broad Street in Burlington City. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Stephen J. Paul, 44, pled guilty …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Mount Laurel woman has been charged with homicide for causing the death of her husband late last year after the car she was driving left the roadway, struck a utility pole and overturned in a wooded area in Delran. Tameka Lawson, 37, was charged with one count …