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Burlington Township Police Department
Monday April 9th, 2018 :: 09:42 a.m. EDT


BTPD Makes Arrest in April 4th Pedestrian Hit and Run

A Willingboro, NJ resident has been arrested and charged with the April 4th pedestrian hit and run collision that occurred at 10:25 pm at Route 541 and Bromley Boulevard.

Lynn Sheppard-Rutledge, a 48 year old female from Willingboro, NJ, turned herself in at the Burlington Township Police Station at approximately 5:00 pm on Sunday April 8, 2018. She was issued one criminal charge for leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident resulting in serious bodily injury. She was also issued motor vehicle summonses for leaving the scene of a motor vehicle collision, failure to report a motor vehicle collision, and careless driving.

Sheppard-Rutledge was released pending her appearance in court.

The department still asks that any individuals with information pertinent to this investigation contact either Traffic Safety Unit P/O Taylor Holba at 609-386-2019 or or Investigations Bureau Det. Terry Hreso at 609-239-5865 or

Burlington Township Police Department
851 Old York Rd
Burlington, NJ 08016

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-386-2019

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