Burlington County Sheriff’s office arrests 36 in child support sweep

Burlington County Sheriff Jean E. Stanfield announced that 36 individuals were arrested for failure to pay a total of more than $1,043,488.31 in court-ordered child support during a three-day raid executed last week by law enforcement officers from throughout the County.

“Our Child Support Unit served warrants on 36 individuals who owed back child support and collected a total of $14,574,’’ Stanfield said. “We appreciate the cooperation we received from the police departments in Beverly PD, Burlington City PD, New Jersey State Police, Pemberton PD, Willingboro PD and Burlington County Central Communications.”

The sweep began Tuesday morning and ended Thursday. Currently, 12 of the 36 individuals remain in the County Correctional Facility.