On Thursday April 29, 2021 at approximately 0200 hrs, Patrols responded to the unit block of Baldwin Lane for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival they encountered an adult victim suffering a gunshot wound to the lower leg and a two year old with a graze wound to the buttock, both victims were transported to the hospital for treatment of non-life threating injuries.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information related to the shooting is asked to call Detective James Benedict at (609) 877-2200 ext. 1067 or the Willingboro Police Tip Line at (609) 877-6958.
Willingboro Man Fatally Shot Outside of Residence
April 23, 2021
Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Willingboro Township Public Safety Director Kinamo Lomon announced that an 18-year-old township resident was fatally shot last night outside of his home.
The investigation began after officers from the Willingboro Township Police Department were called to the first block of Barrington Lane just before 11:30 p.m. for a report of shots fired.
Upon arrival, they discovered the body of Yahsinn Robinson, who was a senior at Willingboro High School. He had been struck by gunfire multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy will be performed today by Burlington County Medical Examiner Dr. Ian Hood.
No arrests have been made. The investigation is being conducted by the Willingboro Township Police Department and the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office. The lead investigators are WTPD Detective Brandon Smith and BCPO Detective Leah McHale.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to call the Willingboro Township Police Department Tip Line at 609-877-6958, or Burlington County Central Communications at 609-265-7113. Information can also be provided be sending an email to email@example.com.
Operation Take Back
April 15, 2021
On Saturday April 24, 2021, the Willingboro Township Police Department will once again be participating in Operation Take Back which is sponsored by the DEA. Residents will be able to surrender expired or unused prescription medications. Residents will also be able to surrender vape pens or other e-cigarette devices ONLY after the batteries are removed from the devices.
The Willingboro Police Department will accept the medications, vape pens, and other e-cigarette devices from 10a-2pm in the side area (where the police vehicles are parked) at 1 Rev. Dr. MLK. Jr. Drive. Syringes or other sharp instruments will not be accepted during this program.