Posted on: September 16, 2016

Medford Lakes Boro

Project Name: Culvert #D5.141 (Tuckerton Road/CR 620) & Sioux Lake Dam Reconstruction

Start Date: September 19, 2016
End Date: December 19, 2016

Project Type: Burlington County Description: Culvert, Road & Dam Spillway work. Limits: Tuckerton Road (CR 620) between Kihade Trail & Migazee Trail Impact: Roadway will be closed to all motor vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Detour Route signs shal...Read on...

Posted on: July 26, 2016

Cinnaminson Township

Project Name: Intersection Safety Improvement Project- Riverton Rd. (CR 603) & Branch Pike (CR 606)/Parry Rd
Start Date: 8/15/16
End Date: 12/31/16

Project Type: Burlington County Description: Intersection Improvements. Project Fact Sheet. Impact: Roadways will be closed and detoured. Contractor: C. Abbonizio, Inc.Read on...


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Posted on: September 15, 2016

Freeholders Approve Ten More Farms for Preservation

Freeholder O'Brien

Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien announced today that the Burlington County Freeholders have agreed to preserve ten additional farms, a move that will add nearly 752 acres to the County’s Farmland Preservation Program.

“Burlington County continues to demo...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces Partnership with U. Penn School of Veterinary Medicine

Director Garganio

Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that the Burlington County Animal Shelter will be entering into a partnership with the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine to provide top notch medical care to shelt...Read on...

Posted on: June 17, 2016

Burlington County Energy Aggregation Program

Freeholder O'Brien

Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien announced today that the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholder’s cost-saving Energy Aggregation Program will go into effect this September, with participating residents expected to see savings in their October electric b...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2016

Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien Announces Continued Partnership With Smile New Jersey

Freeholder O'Brien

Today, Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien announced that the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders has approved another one year agreement with Smile New Jersey to benefit with clients of the county’s Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program. Smile New...Read on...

Posted on: July 22, 2016

Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield’s Fugitive Unit Apprehends Murder Suspect

Sheriff Stanfield

Sheriff Jean E. Stanfield announced today that her department’s Fugitive Unit, in cooperation with the United States Marshall Service, has apprehended a fugitive wanted for homicide and weapons charges in Charlottesville, Virginia. Isaiah Franklin, age 24...Read on...

Posted on: July 7, 2016

Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien Reminds Residents to be Mindful of the Heat

Heat Advice

In light of the recently high temperatures, Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien is reminding Burlington County residents to stay cool, stay hydrated, and to stay informed.

“With rising temperatures, it is important to drink more fluids, but to avoid alcohol an...Read on...

Posted on: June 9, 2016

Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien Urges State to Reform School Funding Distribution

Freeholder O'Brien

Last night, Burlington County Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien introduced a resolution urging the New Jersey State Legislature and Governor Christie to reform how state aid is distributed to local school districts.

Mayor C. Andre Daniels of Westampton, May...Read on...

Posted on: May 31, 2016

Sheriff Jean Stanfield Accepting Applications For Senior Home Security Program

Sheriff Stanfield

Sheriff Jean Stanfield announced today that her department is accepting applications to provide seniors and individuals with disabilities free home security surveys and modifications.

“Our Technicians provide a top-to-bottom survey of the residence and...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces Partnership with Best Friends Animal Society

Director Garganio

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders has approved an agreement with Best Friends Animal Society-No More Homeless Pets Network. This partnership is designed to further the Freeholders com...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces 2016 Road Resurfacing Projects

Director Garganio

Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that the Board of Chosen Freeholders has approved the 2015 Burlington County Road Resurfacing Program which allocates $7.3 million for the overlay of 14 roads in 15 municipalities for a ...Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2016

Sign Up for FREE CPR Classes

Sheriff Stanfield

CLICK HERE for more information and to get your application!

FREE CPR Classes are scheduled for March 19, April 16, May 21, June 18, July 16, August 20, September 17, October 15, November 19 and December 17.

Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield ...Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2016

Sheriff Jean Stanfield Announces Online Youth Services Resource Guide

Sheriff Stanfield

Sheriff Jean Stanfield announced today that Burlington County Sheriff’s Department has released its Youth Services Resources Guide. The guide outlines variety of essential services that are available to young residents throughout Burlington County.

“On...Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2016

Burlington County Freeholders Urge State Leaders To Fix Transportation Trust Fund

Director Garganio

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders has unanimously passed a resolution calling on State leaders to reauthorize the Transportation Trust Fund with dedicated, stable, and sufficient sour...Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2016

Burlington County Freeholders Announce 6th Round of Municipal Park Grant Funding Awarded

Director Garganio

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that the Board of Chosen Freeholders has awarded the County’s 2015 Municipal Park Development Grants, which allow for up to $5 million dollars to be distributed amongst municipalities to assist in the cre...Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2016

Burlington County Freeholder Mary Ann O'Brien Unveils County Bicycle Map

Freeholder O'Brien

Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien announced today that the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders has released a new Burlington County bicycle map. The new map will serve as a resource for bicyclists to help them choose safe and scenic routes throughout ...Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2016

Burlington County Freeholders Urge State Senators To Pass Common Sense Electronic Waste Management R

Freeholder O'Brien

Burlington County Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien announced today that the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders has renewed their calls for common sense reforms to the statewide Electronic Waste Management Act. This act addresses the recycling of cov...Read on...


Prosecutor

31 Stories
Posted on: September 27, 2016

Intruders Fatally Shoot Man During Pemberton Home Invasion

Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Pemberton Township Police Chief David H. Jantas announced that a 37-year-old man was shot and killed by intruders during a home invasion last night in the Browns Mills section of Pemberton Township.

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Single-Vehicle Collision Kills Florence Woman

Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Florence Township Police Chief John A. Bunce announced that a 27-year-old Florence Township woman was killed early this morning when the car in which she was a passenger struck a utility pole on West Front Street.

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

Man Shot Dead in Florence Township Alley

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Florence Township Police Chief John A. Bunce announced that a 27-year-old Florence Township man was fatally shot last night in a township alley.

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

Medford Man Charged With Child Pornography Possession and Distribution

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Medford Township Police Chief Richard J. Meder announced that a 32-year-old Medford man was arrested this morning and charged with possession and distribution of child pornography.

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Posted on: August 22, 2016

Investigators Seek Public's Help Finding Burl. City Killer

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Burlington City Police Chief Alan R. Snow announced today that a 24-year-old Burlington City man was shot and killed Saturday outside of his home on East Federal Street.

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Posted on: August 12, 2016

Mount Laurel Man Arrested for Child Pornography Distribution

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Mount Laurel Police Chief Dennis Cribben announced that a 32-year-old Mount Laurel resident was arrested yesterday on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography.

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

Three Dead in Burlington Township Murder-Suicide

Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Burlington Township Director of Public Safety Bruce Painter announced today that a Burlington Township man fatally shot his wife and son last night before killing himself inside of their Sunflower Circle home.

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Posted on: July 29, 2016

Browns Mills Teen Charged With Shooting Death

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Pemberton Township Police Chief David Jantas announced today that a Browns Mills teenager was charged with fatally shooting an acquaintance early yesterday morning.

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Posted on: July 12, 2016

Trenton Man Receives Life Sentence for Tabernacle Twp. Murder

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced that a Trenton man was sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing a Trenton woman in a wooded area along a road in Tabernacle Township in 2013.

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

Arrest Made in Mansfield Homicide

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Mansfield Township Police Chief Ronald Mulhall announced today that a Belleville resident has been charged with fatally shooting a man earlier this year in Mansfield Township.

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Posted on: July 7, 2016

Homicide in Lumberton Township

MOUNT HOLLY - Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Lumberton Township Police Chief Anthony DiLoreto announced that a Lumberton Township woman was found dead in her home yesterday in the 100 block of Nassau Road.

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Posted on: July 4, 2016

Pemberton Man Charged With Tabernacle Homicide

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and New Jersey State
Police Supt. Col. Joseph R. Fuentes announced that a Pemberton man was charged today with fatally shooting a Tabernacle Township resident who was discovered dead in his home on Friday.

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

Inmate and Girlfriend Caught Trying to Smuggle Drugs into Burlco Jail

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced today that an inmate in the Burlington County Jail and his girlfriend have been charged with smuggling drugs into the facility.

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Posted on: June 24, 2016

Willingboro Man Sentenced to 22 Years for Killing his Brother

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced that a Willingboro man who fatally struck his brother with his vehicle in March 2014 was sentenced in Superior Court today to 22 years in New Jersey state prison.

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Posted on: June 24, 2016

Man Charged With Vehicular Homicide for Southampton Fatal Collision

Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced today that a New Hanover man has been charged with two counts of vehicular homicide for causing the death of a jogger as well as a passenger in his pickup truck last summer on Route 206 in Southampton.

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Posted on: June 23, 2016

Arrests of 18 Co-conspirators Break Up Check Kiting Ring

Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi, Sheriff Jean E. Stanfield and Pemberton Twp. Police Chief David H. Jantas announced that 18 people were arrested after a two-year investigation into a check-kiting conspiracy that defrauded 12 banks of more than $107,000.

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Posted on: June 22, 2016

Pemberton Man Receives Life Sentence for 2013 Murder

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced that a Pemberton Township man received a life sentence today in Superior Court for killing a man in 2013 and then dumping his body in the Pine Barrens.

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Posted on: May 22, 2016

Burl. City Teen Struck and Killed; Willingboro Man Charged With DUI

Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Burlington City Police Chief Alan Snow announced that a man was arrested today and charged with Driving Under the Influence and Reckless Driving after fatally striking a 17-year-old boy in Burlington City this morning.

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Posted on: May 13, 2016

Public Urged to Fly Blue Ribbons for Police, Attend Memorial Service

Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Pemberton Tsp. Police Chief David H. Jantas announced that blue ribbons are available to the public as part of an effort to honor law enforcement officers and pay respect to those who gave their lives in the line of duty.

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Posted on: May 13, 2016

Mt. Laurel Man Charged with Possession, Distribution of Child Pornography

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced that a 23-year-old Mount Laurel man was arrested yesterday and charged with possession and distribution of child pornography.

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Posted on: April 29, 2016

Investigators Seek Help From Public to Find Killer in Willingboro

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi today asked any members of the public who have information about a fatal shooting on Woodhaven Lane in Willingboro earlier this month to contact investigators as they continue to search for the killer.

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Posted on: April 22, 2016

Pemberton Twp. Mother Sentenced for Killing Newborn Daughter

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced today that a Pemberton Township woman who admitted to causing the death of her newborn daughter by setting her ablaze last year was sentenced today to 30 years in New Jersey state prison.

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Posted on: April 14, 2016

BCPO HONORS VICTIMS OF CRIME WITH RUN AND CANDLELIGHT VIGIL

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi today encouraged the public to come out and participate in a 5K fun run and sunset candlelight vigil on Sunday April 17 as National Crime Victims’ Rights Week comes to a close.

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Posted on: April 1, 2016

Delran Man Charged With Killing Wife

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Delran Township Police Chief Al Parente today announced the arrest of Quentin S Fortune, age 37, of Somerdale, NJ. He has been charged with the murder of his wife Cynthia Fortune, age 54.

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Posted on: March 10, 2016

Mount Laurel Man Sentenced to 31 Years in Prison for Killing Wife

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced that a Mount Laurel man was sentenced today to 31 years in New Jersey state prison for killing his wife on New Year’s Eve in 2014 and later disposing of her body in a rural area in Maryland.

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Posted on: March 3, 2016

Man Indicted for Murder in Slaying of Willingboro Clerk

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced today that a Burlington Township man was indicted by a Burlington County Grand Jury for killing a convenient store clerk in November 2015 in Willingboro Township.

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Posted on: February 3, 2016

High school teacher charged with child pornography possession

Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Evesham Police Chief Christopher Chew announced that a 52-year-old Evesham resident who is employed as a public high school teacher in Cumberland County was arrested today and charged with possession of child pornography.

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Posted on: January 21, 2016

Shamong Man Sentenced for Killing Toddler

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced that a Shamong Township man was sentenced today to 20 years in New Jersey State Prison for killing a 1-year-old toddler in 2013 who was being fostered by his girlfriend.

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Posted on: January 21, 2016

Lumberton Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charge

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Lumberton Police Chief Anthony DiLoreto announced that a 21-year-old Lumberton resident was arrested yesterday and charged with possession of child pornography.

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Posted on: January 12, 2016

Man Pleads Guilty to 24 Counts of Burglary and Theft

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced that a Medford Township man pleaded guilty today in Superior Court to 24 counts of theft and burglary that were committed in six towns over a 10-month period that ended in August 2012.

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Posted on: January 4, 2016

Man Found Shot to Death in Vehicle in Mansfield Towship

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Mansfield Township Police Chief Ronald Mulhall announced that a 68-year-old man was found shot to death in his vehicle yesterday in Mansfield Township.

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Posted on: July 22, 2016

Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield’s Fugitive Unit Apprehends Murder Suspect

Fugitive Franklin.jpg

Sheriff Jean E. Stanfield announced today that her department’s Fugitive Unit, in cooperation with the United States Marshall Service, has apprehended a fugitive wanted for homicide and weapons charges in Charlottesville, Virginia. Isaiah Franklin, age 24...Read on...