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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 65-year-old Maple Shade man has been sentenced to five years in New Jersey state prison for shooting a neighbor’s dog with an air rifle in 2019, causing the animal to be euthanized. The sentence, handed down yesterday by the Hon. Gerard H. Breland, J.S.C., was the result …

                                           PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David King announced that a township woman has been charged with striking and killing a 72-year-old Browns Mills man as he was crossing Lakehurst Road in late 2019, and her husband has been charged with helping her try to …

UPDATE (posted December 30): The victim of Monday night’s fatal crash on the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge has been identified as Gerardo Francisco Perez Martinez, age 35, from Camden, New Jersey. The investigation into the cause of the collision is ongoing. PALMYRA – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Burlington County Bridge Commission Director of Public Safety Patrick …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Evesham Township Police Chief Christopher Chew announced that an Atlantic City drug dealer was charged today with causing the death of a 37-year-old woman who fatally overdosed in Evesham Township last year on fentanyl-laced heroin he sold to her the day before she died. Kahlil Carpenter, 30, of the …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a $5,000 reward has been posted in an effort to gain the public’s help in solving the fatal shooting of a 32-year-old man in Beverly City two months ago. The homicide was committed outside of the Delacove Homes public housing project shortly after 10 p.m. on October 23, …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mansfield Township Police Chief Ronald G. Mulhall Jr. announced that a Chesterfield woman was charged with stealing more than $60,000 from a youth football and cheerleading program while serving as the organization’s treasurer over a five-year period that ended last year. Stacy Cassidy, 45, of Monmouth Road, was charged …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 34-year-old Florence Township man was sentenced today to 12 years in New Jersey state prison for brutally assaulting his girlfriend in the fall of 2016. Akil Herbert must serve 85 percent of the term before becoming eligible for parole. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Herbert …

PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Police Chief David King announced that a 27-year-old man was fatally shot while riding inside a vehicle early this morning in the Sunbury Village section of the township. Shaimere Turner, 27, was a front-seat passenger when he was struck by gunshots fired into the …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Burlington Township man was sentenced today to 30 years in New Jersey state prison for sexually assaulting two girls over a period of several years. The sentence was the result of a negotiated plea with the Prosecutor’s Office. William Sanchez-Monllor, 39, pled guilty in November 2019 to …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that the youth pastor and music leader of a Hainesport church has been charged with 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. Sean Higgins, 30, of …