Burlington County Acting Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a 66-year-old Mount Holly man has been sentenced to 21 years in New Jersey state prison for sexually assaulting an underage female, and engaging in sexual conduct with two other minors. George F. Young of Mount Holly pled guilty earlier this year to Aggravated Sexual …

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  Burlington County Acting Prosecutor LaChia Bradshaw announced that a 26-year-old man pled guilty today in Superior Court to killing three people in Willingboro Township during two separate incidents in 2019, including his ex-girlfriend’s grandmother and brother and a man sitting inside a parked car on residential street. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, …

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                                                                                 A 20-year veteran of the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office was sworn in yesterday to oversee the agency, marking the first time in its history that the BCPO will be led by a person of color or a woman. LaChia L. Bradshaw was administered the oath of office at the Olde Historic Courthouse in …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Camden man has been indicted for scamming an elderly woman out of $16,000 by falsely claiming the money was needed to bail her grandson out of jail. A grand jury charged Yadiel Gonzalez, of Atlantic Avenue in Camden, with one count of Theft by Deception (Third Degree). …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 21-year-old New York man has been sentenced to six years in New Jersey state prison for causing the death of a friend while driving impaired last summer in Southampton Township. Anthony Lorenz, of Ossining, must serve 85 percent of the sentence before becoming eligible for parole. Under …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that two Wrightstown drug dealers have been charged with causing the death of a customer who fatally overdosed on fentanyl laced with an animal tranquilizer sold to him in September 2021. Rajik Morphis, 39, of West Main Street in Wrightstown, and Ozell Sutton, 39, also of Wrightstown, were charged …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Maple Shade Police Chief Christopher J. Fletcher today released the identity of the woman who was killed last week inside a room at a Route 73 motel, and asked the public for assistance with the homicide investigation. The victim was identified as 36-year-old Michelle L. Johnston, who had lived in multiple …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Mount Laurel Police Chief Stephen Riedener announced that an 84-year-old man has been charged with the death of his wife in what may have been a mercy killing, according to the preliminary investigation. The defendant, who is accused of fatally stabbing his 82-year-old wife, turned the knife on himself …

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CITY OF BURLINGTON – Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and City of Burlington Police Chief John Fine announced that a 35-year-old city resident has been charged with killing a Willingboro man as he was sitting in a parked car on Linden Avenue earlier this week. Bryant Williams, of the first block of East Federal Street, …

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Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and City of Burlington Police Chief John Fine announced that a 40-year-old Willingboro man was shot and killed early this morning while sitting in a vehicle that was parked on a City of Burlington street. City of Burlington police officers on overnight patrol heard gunfire just before 3 a.m., and …

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